Month: May 2012

Are Metal Fillings Safe?

Are you tired of looking at your old silver fillings in the mirror? If so, replacing them is as easy as a simple trip to your Ankeny dentist, Dr. Foust, who offers natural, tooth-colored alternatives to old metal fillings. Furthermore, she can help you understand how those old fillings might actually be doing more harm… Read more »

Toothbrush Trivia from Your Ankeny Dentist

A toothbrush is a seemingly simple little tool that we use every day (or at least, we should be using it every day!). Do you ever stop and think about where it came from? The drugstore from which you probably bought it obviously didn’t invent it. So who did? Test your knowledge with Dr. Amanda… Read more »

Teeth Whitening in Ankeny Makes a Great Mother’s Day Gift

Show Mom You Care About Her Smile This Mother’s Day Whether you realize it or not, your mother’s smile has probably meant a lot to you over the years. After all, her smile was most likely one of the first images ever in your brain. Maybe her smile encouraged you when you needed support or… Read more »

Protecting Your Tooth Enamel with Tips from Dr. Foust

What Causes of Tooth Sensitivity and Toothache? Do you avoid eating ice cream because your teeth are too sensitive to cold? Does it seem like you need a filling every time you see the dentist? Since your smile relies on enamel to protect the sensitive pulp, tooth sensitivity and a prevalence of cavities are often… Read more »