I’m Having a Dental Emergency! What Do I Do?

By on July 8th, 2016

No question about it – a dental emergency can really wreck your day.

Whether you woke up with sharp pain in your tooth or you were hit in the face by a surprise fly ball during your recreation league softball game, you need help and you need it quickly.

If you need emergency dentistry in Anchorage, AK, you can turn to Turnagain Dental. We leave space in our schedule every day for the inevitable emergencies, so call us right away so we can get you in to assess the emergency and provide necessary treatment.

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Preparing for Your Oral Surgery

By on June 29th, 2016

If you have an oral surgery coming up, you probably have a lot of questions for your oral surgeon in Anchorage, AK.

At Turnagain Dental, we are always here to help you by answering your questions and addressing your concerns!

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Electric Vs. Manual Toothbrushes

By on May 31st, 2016

We can all agree that brushing your teeth several times daily is vital for your at-home oral care routine. But with so many options available today for toothbrushes, it can be hard to decide which brush is right for you and your family. Both electric and manual toothbrushes offer benefits, so getting all the information about each of these tools is the best way to decide what will be best for you, and of course your dentist can help you make the decision as well!

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Dental Care Misconceptions

By on May 30th, 2016

Most people don’t enjoy visiting the dentist, we get it. But keeping up with your oral care habits is more important than you might think, and letting those dental appointments and at home care fall behind is a big deal. Here’s some of the most common misconceptions about dental care:

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Why You Should Consider Cosmetic Dentistry

By on April 30th, 2016

Cosmetic dentistry procedures are a great option for patients who are looking for aesthetic improvements to their smile! Many cosmetic procedures also improve the strength and overall health of your mouth, and our team offers a wide selection of treatments to help our patients with unique needs.

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Common Cosmetic Issues

By on March 20th, 2016

There are many issues that can lead to someone having a less attractive or imperfect smile, from discoloration to missing teeth. Fortunately, there are also several cosmetic dentistry treatments that can repair these issues. At Turnagain Dental, we will go over your concerns and expectations in order to come up with a customized treatment plan that will give you the smile you have always wanted.

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How to Prepare for Oral Surgery

By on March 8th, 2016

Though most oral surgery treatments are outpatient procedures, and you are able to return home afterwards, it can still be beneficial to be prepared.  Not only will these early preparations make the day of surgery easier, it can also aid in the healing process as well. Dr. Kennedy and his team at Turnagain Dental do their best to make each oral surgery procedure less stressful for their patients by going over ways they can prepare for their surgery day and tips for a faster and more comfortable recovery.

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What to Expect During Your Oral Surgery Procedure

By on February 22nd, 2016

When your dentist tells you that you need oral surgery, it can cause a lot of anxiety. Especially if you need to go to another dental office to have the procedure done. At Turnagain Dental, Dr. Kennedy performs all of our oral surgery procedures in the same office. This allows our patients the comfort and convenience of having their surgery done by their own dentist in the same office they go to for everything else. We also strive to make sure that all of your questions are answered prior to your oral surgery procedure so you know what to expect.

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Financial Considerations When Choosing a Dentist

By on January 4th, 2016

Going to the dentist can already be an overwhelming experience for some people, and wondering how to pay for it can make it worse. The financial aspect of your dental care, from what your insurance covers to what to do if you don’t have insurance, can be confusing. At Turnagain Dental we will do our best to walk our patients in the Anchorage, AK area through their options before their treatment.

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