Trying to decide between metal braces, clear (ceramic) braces and clear aligners? The best option for your smile will depend on a number of factors. Our Fort St. John dentists explain why these options, along with clear aligners, are so hotly debated.
The Avenue Dental Blog
In our dental health blogs you will find tips and advice from our Fort St. John dentists and team to help keep your smile healthy and happy.
At Alaska Avenue Dental, we don’t want cost to be a barrier to receiving orthodontic treatment. Here are some ideas from our Fort St. John dentists to help you get an idea of how to plan for the cost of braces and other orthodontic treatment options.
Dental emergencies happen to many people, often resulting from an injury or an underlying oral health condition. Our Fort St. John dentists share advice on how to know if your dental issue is an emergency, and what to do.
While a root canal is an effective way to treat an infected tooth, it's always best to avoid needing one in the first place! We believe prevention is the first line of defence. Here, our Fort St. John dentists explain how you can avoid needing a root canal.
Dental fillings can often be used to restore a tooth with a cavity, but there are different types of fillings that can be used to get the job done. Here, our Fort St. John dentists explain why you'd need a filling, and the different types of fillings to consider.
Full-Family, Full-Life Dental Care
At Alaska Avenue Dental, we are here for you and your family... for life. Whether you simply need a regular check-up and hygiene, you believe you need a filling or crown, or you or your children may need orthdontic care, we are your one-stop dental practice in Fort St. John, BC.
Tips for a Healthy Smile from the Alaska Avenue Dental Team
Sugar plays a big role in the development of cavities. Avoid foods with 'hidden' sugars, like crackers, processed food, and milk. Brushing twice daily, swishing with water or chewing sugarless gum after meals can reduce the harmful of effect sugar on your teeth.