Author: HCDentistry

Can Bleeding Gums Cause a Heart Attack?

What is the Oral-Systemic Link? You’ve always heard that it’s important to take care of your teeth. Brush and floss every day, and see the dentist for good oral health. But did you know that your oral health could directly

Dental Insurance FAQ: The Basics

At Health Centered Dentistry, we understand that dental insurance can be a tricky thing to navigate. Evaluating dental plans and considering deductibles, benefits, which treatments are covered, and the mountain of other information insurance companies provide can be a headache

DDS vs. DMD: A Dental Degree Breakdown

If you are looking for a dentist in Anchorage, you may have picked up on the fact that there are two types of dental degrees – DDS and DMD. Perhaps you’ve noticed that there are far more of one than

The Importance of Dental X-Rays

The technology of dental medicine is advancing by the minute. There are now sophisticated techniques for diagnosing and tracking oral cancer, correcting crooked teeth in less than a year, treating periodontitis (advanced gum disease) without surgery, and much more. Yet,

Diabetes and Oral Health: What Your Dentist Sees

It’s no secret that diabetes is a health condition that must be treated because of the problems it can cause throughout the body—including your mouth.  Almost 26 million children and adults in the U.S.  suffer from diabetes, according to the

Dental Inlays & Onlays

Bite. Crack. Ouch! A cracked or broken tooth is a real problem. Unlike other bones in your body, a tooth will not heal itself and you need to take care of it immediately. Depending on how bad the damage is

Dental Crowns 101

Sometimes in life, you just need a do-over. That’s precisely what a crown is—a new start for your tooth. Teeth are important players in your life! They’re not only the first responders for your digestive tract, but they can make

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How to Clean Teeth Like a Dentist

Oral hygiene is the foundation of good dental health. Brushing and flossing regularly is the best way to keep your Anchorage smile healthy and clean. Consider this your personal tutorial on the art of dental hygiene, instructed by Dr. Henrie

The Ultimate Toothpaste Guide

Fresh breath really sets the tone for every moment of your day: first thing in the morning, before an important meeting, after working out, or just before bed. Whether you prefer cool mint, invigorating cinnamon, or herbal anise, it’s your

CEREC Study Club for Assistants

Did you know our very own Dr. Kent Marchant is the CEREC trainer for ALL of Alaska? He travels throughout the state to help dentists and their teams integrate CEREC into their practice. He also hosts the Alaska CEREC Study

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