Tooth Extraction: Procedure, Care, Complications, and Cost

Tooth Extraction

Tooth extraction involves the removal of a tooth from the jaw. While your dentist will always strive to save as many natural teeth as possible, there will be situations that warrant the removal of a tooth/teeth. This is undertaken only if it is the only way to preserve oral health and no other alternative will […]

Periodontitis: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment

Periodontitis - Anoka Dental

Gum disease is caused by infection of the gums, which occurs due to the accumulation of plaque on the teeth and around the gum line. When gum disease is left untreated, it can progress to a more severe form of the disease known as periodontitis. Periodontitis is a serious health concern and should not be […]

Why Early Dental Visits Are Important?

When you held your baby in your arms for the first time, you likely experienced a feeling that you have never felt before. Your parental instincts kicked in making you feel that you must do everything in your power to protect your newborn from harm. The same parental instincts may have spread in all the […]

All About Gum Disease

gum disease

Gum disease description Periodontal or gum disease, which is a persistent inflammation and infection of gums and gum tissue, is the main reason for about 70% of the loss of a tooth in adults occurring in 3 out of 4 people in adulthood. Causes of gum disease The primary cause of gum disease is a […]

Dental Implants

What are dental implants? Dental implants are artificial teeth roots that are made of synthetic material and are anchored to your jaw by surgery in order to keep a replacement tooth or a bridge in place. Implants give the advantage of not having to depend on any of the neighboring teeth to stay in place […]