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Key Factors for Finding a Dentist in Soldotna

Key Factors for Finding a Dentist in Soldotna

Sometimes, finding a trustworthy dentist and dental office can be a challenge. When it comes to your physical health, you want to find an attentive and caring physician. It’s no different with your dental concerns. At Peninsula Family Dental Care, we’re a caring, proficient dental office, and we’ve got some ideas on how to find the perfect dentist for your needs. This week, we'll discuss some key factors for finding a dentist in Soldotna, because we care about helping you achieve your dental goals, and about keeping your smile in top condition. 1) Do your research. Look online for a...

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Kenai River Festival in Soldotna

Kenai River Festival in Soldotna

The Kenai River Festival of Soldotna will soon be taking place, and it’s a wonderful event for all ages. An ideal weekend activity to enjoy with your friends or family, the event is hosted by the Kenai Watershed Forum as part of their commitment to remind our community about our dependence on our water source. At the event, we’ll celebrate all that the river brings to our town as a reminder that our present efforts to keep it clean will enable its enjoyment and health during future generations. At Peninsula Family Dental Center, we think that the Kenai River Festival...

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Tri-The-Kenai Triathalon in Soldotna

Tri-The-Kenai Triathalon in Soldotna, Alaska

As residents of Soldotna, Alaska, our Peninsula Family Dental Center staff values healthy happenings that bring our community together. We thoroughly enjoy promoting events that are good for families and that also offer a health benefit. This week, we’re highlighting the Tri-The-Kenai triathlon in Soldotna, Alaska. This triathlon will test participants’ endurance through physical challenges and  provide both athletes and observers an exciting weekend experience. What is Tri-The-Kenai? What: This is a fun, 3-part race open to all ages. The race consists of swimming, biking, and running. For the youth, the Triathalon consists of a 100 yard swim, a 4k...

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Cosmetic Dental Services Provided in Soldotna

Cosmetic Dental Services Provided in Soldotna

According to the American Dental Association, only 32% of people in the age range of 35 to 49 rate the condition of their oral health as “Very good” (American Dental Association, 2015). Of that age bracket, 9% of people said their dental health was poor, and 22% judged their dental health as fair. Our dental health plays so much into our ability to feel confident and happy. And poor dental health can lead to being less successful in our careers and relationships with our peers. At Peninsula Dental Center, we’d love to see the averages go up for those who...

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ways to add flossing to your daily routine in Soldotna, Alaska

Easy Ways to Add Flossing to Your Daily Routine

As your trusted dental care provider in Soldotna, Alaska, our staff at Peninsula Family Dental Center wants to make dental care as easy as possible. We know you lead active lives full of family responsibilities, jobs, and other obligations, and dental care can easily be put on the back burner as a less important priority. In particular, when patients visit for dental cleanings, we’ve noticed one trend; patients tend to not floss as long or as often as needed. For the sake of developing better oral care habits, we’ve comprised a creative list of ways to add flossing to your...

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Mother’s Day Dental Care in Soldotna

Mother’s Day Dental Care in Soldotna

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching, and that means honoring Mom for all she’s done. Why not give her the gift of feeling confident about her dental health? By scheduling a dental cleaning for Mom, she’ll not only receive the benefits of brightening and cleaning her teeth, her dentist will also check for any dental concerns, whether it be the need for a filling, gingivitis, or more serious issues. A dental cleaning (including a screening by our dentist) is a great way to show Mom just how much you care, since you’ll be helping her achieve dental health for the long...

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Dental Care Throughout Pregnancy in Soldotna

Is Receiving Dental Care Safe While Pregnant?

Did you know women are more prone to cavities and tooth decay than men? Researchers have found that women, predominantly women who have had children, are more likely to have issues with their teeth (Science, 2008). While carrying children, women undergo significant changes to their hormones and saliva production. With the changes to their bodies, pregnant women may wonder, “Should I continue seeing the dentist throughout my pregnancy?” The short answer is, Yes. Our staff at Peninsula Family Dental Center recommends that pregnant women still receive dental care throughout their pregnancy in Soldotna, with some additional caution. Is Dental Care...

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The best natural ways to relieve a toothache in Soldotna, Alaska

The Best Natural Ways to Relieve a Toothache in Soldotna, Alaska

Are you suffering from a pesky toothache and need quick relief? We understand that work schedules, classes, and other pressing activities may keep you from seeing a dentist right away, so we are here to help with solutions to hold you until you’re able to get to your appointment. Fortunately, there are natural ways to seek relief from tooth pain. At Peninsula Family Dental Center, we have compiled a list of the best natural ways to relieve a toothache in Soldotna, Alaska. What causes a toothache? Toothaches can be caused by numerous factors: an infection, how we bite down or...

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Root Canal Therapy in Soldotna Alaska

Root Canal Therapy in Soldotna, Alaska

There are often misconceptions and misunderstandings about root canals. Patients can worry that a root canal is an intensely invasive and painful procedure, but root canals have come a long way. The process is no longer the painful experience of days past. And root canal treatment is one way of saving a deeply infected tooth while preventing teeth extraction. At Peninsula Family Dental Center, we want to educate our patients on root canal therapy in Soldotna, Alaska, so that they make educated and well-informed decisions regarding their dental health. What is a Root Canal? A root canal is the removal of...

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Dentures in Soldotna Alaska

Dentures in Soldotna, Alaska

Are you suffering from the effects of missing teeth? If so, contacting your local dentist for dentures in Soldotna, Alaska is a great place to fill in the gaps and meet your need. There are a few misconceptions about dentures that we’d like to clear up in this blog post. These days, thanks to modern technology, people of all ages can benefit from well-fitting and long-lasting full or partial dentures. What are the benefits of wearing dentures? Dentures can correct problems that affect how you feel about your smile, as well as how you use your teeth. Whether you suffer...

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