Preventive Dentistry in Eagle River

At Alpine Family Dentistry, we take prevention seriously. Maintaining the health of your teeth and gums in the present can save you money and time in the future.

To help our patients maintain the best oral health possible, we provide oral hygiene tips to all the patients who visit our Eagle River office. We also recommend regular dental cleanings for all of our patients.

Mom, dad, and daughter brushing teethOral Hygiene Tips

We want you to keep your teeth and gums as healthy as possible, and the most important aspect of maintaining good oral health is your oral hygiene routine.

Below we’ve listed some tips to help you get the most out of your oral hygiene routine:

  • Brush your teeth once a day and floss at least once every day
  • Brush thoroughly, making sure to brush for at least two minutes
  • Use alcohol-free mouthwash after you brush and floss to get the best cleaning possible
  • Clean your toothbrush regularly and change it out for a new toothbrush every three to four months

To keep your teeth cavity-free, it is also important to avoid consuming sugary foods and beverages and schedule regular dental visits with Alpine Family Dentistry.

Dental Cleanings in Eagle River, AK

In our comfortable, log cabin dental office, we can help you keep your teeth and gums clean with regular dental cleanings.

During your dental cleaning, one of our dental hygienists will clean your teeth and gums thoroughly, removing any plaque or tartar. We will also take digital x-rays of your teeth for a deeper look into your dental health. Afterward, Dr. Brett Kocherhans will examine your teeth and gums, checking for signs of cavities, gum disease, and oral cancer, in addition to other oral health issues.

During your dental exam, we will do everything we can to make you comfortable in our log cabin office, designed to make you feel at home.

If Dr. Brett finds any issues that need to be addressed during his exam, he will discuss the issue with you and provide treatment options for your consideration. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask Dr. Brett or any member of our dental team. We want you to leave our dental office after your exam feeling confident about your oral health.

man sitting in dental chair smiling Preventive Dentistry Saves You Money

With a good oral hygiene routine at home and regular dental cleanings and exams at Alpine Family Dentistry, you can help prevent dental issues, like cavities, from developing. If you develop a cavity, we can catch it early and treat it before it advances and requires an invasive, expensive treatment, like a root canal or dental crown.

By seeing your dentist frequently, you can fix your dental problems while they’re still minor, which means less expensive dental treatments and less hassle for you down the line.

Preventive Dentistry in Eagle River, AK

Dr. Brett and his friendly dental team look forward to welcoming you into our Eagle River dental office for your dental cleaning and exam. Reach out to our office today to schedule a dental cleaning at our dental office.