Basics of Root Canal Treatments

Root canal treatments can be used to help you keep your natural tooth after the inside pulp of your tooth has become infected. The root canal therapy is a great long-term option for helping remove discomfort while allowing you to keep your tooth. Our dentists, Dr. F. Todd Wortham and... Read more »

A New Cavity in a Chipped Tooth Needs Treatment

When a tooth’s enamel layer is chipped or fractured the compromised area might not cause any discomfort or sensitivity. However, you shouldn’t let this lull you into forgoing professional treatment. As time goes on the minute textures in the compromised area of tooth enamel could start to trap food particles... Read more »

Dental Veneers Mimic the Appearance of Naturally White Tooth Enamel

Many people feel that a bright, white smile helps embolden their sense of the self-confidence. At the same time, something as simple as chronic dental stains and other minor cosmetic imperfections can leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile’s appearance. Fortunately, people living in the Anchorage, Alaska, area can always... Read more »

Content Smiles: Cold and Flu Season

To help improve your overall oral health, you will need to make sure that you're always implementing safe and effective oral hygiene plans every single day, which couldn't be truer than when you find yourself ill. Oftentimes, decreased energy levels flatten people when they're sick, which often means they find... Read more »

Set Forth Your Best Smile With Aging Dental Health Upgrades

As you age, several risks to your physical and dental health can begin to occur. This is because your body naturally begins to decline with age. Your muscles will become weaker, your bones will become more brittle, and you can find yourself struggling with everyday tasks that were once easy... Read more »

Dental Augmentations: Dental Erosion and Cavity Prevention

Are you aware of ongoing risk factors in your life that can increase the likelihood of dental erosion? Dental erosion, also known as enamel erosion, is an oral health condition in which acids can slowly deteriorate your tooth enamel. If left untreated, this can lead to cavities. To help prevent... Read more »

Whitening Toothpaste Can Help Reduce the Appearance of Minor Dental Stains

If you frequently enjoy dark beverages like coffee, tea, and cola, or you use tobacco products, you will likely notice a gradual change in the appearance of your teeth. As minor dental stains start to develop, they can slowly start to saturate deeper and deeper into your tooth enamel. Over... Read more »

Oral Hygiene: The Steps of Your Morning and Night Routine

Do you ever wonder if you’re properly cleaning your smile every morning and night? If so, our dentist, Dr. F. Todd Wortham & Seth Jorgensen, is more than happy to help you. It’s very important that you have the best oral hygiene routine possible. Oral hygiene helps you have a... Read more »

A Dental Checkup Is Critical for the Prevention of Oral Health Problems

Oral Health maladies like gum disease, cavity, and oral cancer are a serious concern throughout the American population. To help address and prevent these problems the American Dental Association recommends that you brush your teeth each morning and night as well as making a conscious effort to thoroughly floss at... Read more »

ClearCorrect For a Gorgeous Smile

Are you self-conscious because of crooked or misaligned teeth but are hesitant to fill your mouth with metal wires and brackets? If so, we are thrilled to offer ClearCorrect, which is a discreet and cosmetic orthodontic treatment that does not require a metal appliance to transform your smile. The ClearCorrect... Read more »