The doctors at Health Centered dentistry believe Anchorage, Alaska deserve the best when it comes to their oral health. We also believe that your experience with us during your regular cleanings sets the stage for a trusting partnership. We offer the most comprehensive exam you may have ever had at the dentist—and that is a good thing! We know that there is more to your health than your teeth, or your heart or any other part of your body by itself. It is all connected. We view the mouth as the gateway to the body and believe our role in prevention of disease is on par with any other medical assessment you may receive.
Therefore, it is important to have an in depth understanding of your medical and dental history, medication use and eating and exercise habits. We will provide you information about your teeth, gums and jaw that can also assist your primary care providers in their care of you.
What can I expect at my hygiene checkup?
The Health Centered Dentistry approach is top notch when it comes to preventive care. You will receive the most comprehensive wellness exam you have likely ever had at the dentist. The hygiene team will walk you through each step of your evaluation to make sure you are informed and comfortable. It is important in our partnership for you to be open and honest about any concerns you may have. We can be sure to take a look during the exam. Our standard exam typically includes:
- Discussion of your overall health, medication use, and medical history
- Periodontal check
- TMJ assessment
- Laser bacterial reduction treatment
- Oral tests (pH, Vitamin C, and Zinc)
- Oral cancer screening with VELscope2
- Oral hygiene home care education and consulting
- Laser cavity detection screening
The team will also provide the best teeth cleaning in Alaska.
If you want to take control of your oral and overall health today, give us a call at (888) 707-0222. We can’t wait to meet you and exceed your expectations today!