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There are several important factors that contribute to a healthy mouth. Consistent oral hygiene habits such as an effective daily routine and regular attendance of your routine dental checkups significantly reduce your chances of suffering from cavities and gum disease.

An effective daily routine includes brushing your teeth each morning and night with a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste that has been approved by the American Dental Association. You also need to remember to floss between each of your teeth and along gumline at least once per day.

With consistency and proper technique your daily routine will help remove plaque and food particles before they can promote oral plaque acids and tartar development. When shopping for oral care products you should always look for the American Dental Association’s Seal of Acceptance on the practice. It ensures that the product has been tested and researched to meet the ADA’s high standards for safety and effectiveness.

Your routine dental checkups at Eagle Summit Dental Group are also very important for maintaining a healthy mouth. These outpatient appointments are designed to clean bacterial deposits from your teeth while also detecting any early signs of developing oral health issues.

If our dentist finds an area of concern he will help you understand your treatment options, which might also include a preventive treatment.

If you live in the Eagle River, Alaska, area and you have oral health or oral hygiene concern, you should call 907-694-8234 to schedule a dental checkup with one of our skilled dentists, Drs. Michael Sanders, Michael Fuller, Alfred Land III, or Alfred M. Land IV.