Anchorage, Alaska - Gum disease affects approximately 65 million people in the U.S. and is the leading cause of tooth loss in the country. As a result, Dr. Terry Preece of Healthy Smiles Dental recently posted a blog educating his readers on how to prevent periodontitis.
The blog on www.anchoragehealthysmiles.com further explains that periodontitis is the advanced stage of gum disease that can cause permanent damage to your gums and mouth. This disease also has been linked to other serious ailments including cardiac disease, strokes, diabetes, and more.
The Anchorage dentist suggests that raising awareness about periodontitis might help some patients find new ways of caring for their teeth. He hopes that his patients will have quicker and easier trips to his office if they follow the advice in his blogs.
Aside from merely discussing gum disease, Dr. Preece’s latest post suggests treatment plans and products the reader can discuss with his or her dentist if they are concerned they are concerned about their overall oral health. Taking care of one’s teeth is an important part of one’s overall health says Dr. Preece, and he hopes to make this practice a little bit easier for his readers by giving them some pointers that will help guide them along in the process.
Dr. Terry Preece is a dentist in Anchorage, AK who can help plan the best treatment for dental concerns from cavities to teeth whitening. He has a long history of caring for patients in Alaska and taking their personal needs into consideration.
ABOUT HEALTHY SMILES DENTAL
Dr. Terry Preece established Healthy Family Dental in 2010 after spending two years as the only dentist on the island of Wrangell in Southeast Alaska. Prior to that he practiced dentistry in Layton, Utah for nearly thirty years. He is a graduate of the University of Washington School of Dentistry and a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Dental Association, Alaska Dental Society, and Anchorage Dental Society.
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At Healthy Smiles Dental, we recognize that dentistry is an art and a science. Our goal is to provide our guests with the smiling, healthy confidence they seek at the greatest level of comfort possible.
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