Afraid of the Dentist?
Are you afraid of going to the dentist? Have you ever skipped a dentist appointment because you were anxious about what might happen there? Have you tried to ignore tooth pain rather than seek treatment—only to have the problem worsen over time? Continue reading “Dealing with Dental Fear and Avoidance”
The Perfect time for a dentist visit for a baby is at the sign of their first tooth.
Your baby’s gummy smile is beginning to erupt with tiny, pearl-white teeth. It’s a sure sign that you baby is growing up – and a good time to set up your kid’s very first dental appointment. If you’re like many parents, you might procrastinate that first visit. Continue reading “When Should My Baby Go To The Dentist For The First Time?”
Keep Your Mouth Healthy this Halloween!
Halloween is almost here and as dentists we understand that it means candies and costumes. While we would prefer if you ate an apple rather than a candy bar, we’re realistic and understand that you can’t say no to candy forever, especially at Halloween.
Here are our tips for having a great Halloween WITH candy, but still keeping your teeth, gums and mouth healthy.
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How do I take care of my toddler’s teeth?
Dental problems in infancy and toddlerhood can impact a child’s oral care journey for the rest of his or her life. The best way to start your child down the right path is to establish healthy oral care habits even before their first teeth come in. This will help prevent dental issues for your infant and will benefit him or her in the long term. Let’s look at two of the major dental issues that can affect toddlers teeth and oral health – and how to avoid them.
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Dr. Jonathan McNeil and the staff at Mint Dental Alaska are excited to announce that they will soon be opening a new office!
Mint Dental is quickly becoming known as the “hippest dental office in Alaska,” and has seen amazing growth lately. They recently had more than 200 calls for new patients, so it’s no wonder that they need offices with more space. And, they are excited at the thought that the new, office location will mean the chance to provide even better service for patients.
Continue reading “What the New Office Will Mean for Patients”
Steps for Naturally Fresher Breath
Talking about your breath can be a sensitive subject. At Mint Dental we want our patients to know that they can talk to us about whatever dental concerns they have, without having to feel uncomfortable. Your breath speaks volumes about who you are, especially if you struggle with a displeasing odor.
There are several steps you can take to help eliminate the root causes of bad breath, and naturally freshen it through the rest of the day. Here are some of the methods that we recommend: Continue reading “5 Tips for Naturally Fresher Breath”