Month: September 2012

Ankeny Dentist Discusses Porcelain Veneers

Chipped, stained, or misshapen teeth can impact your confidence and keep you from smiling. Thankfully, many cosmetic issues can be resolved with the application of porcelain veneers.  Now a staple in cosmetic dentistry, the use of porcelain veneers allows Dr. Amanda Foust to repair misshapen or stained teeth with ease. She can customize the veneer shade,… Read more »

Oral Health Quiz from Your Ankeny Dentist

How much do you know about maintaining good oral health? If you’ve been reading our blog regularly, chances are, you know quite a bit. At our Ankeny dental office we encourage our patients to learn as much as possible about the healthy habits that promote good dental health. Test your knowledge with this quiz from… Read more »

Polk City Dentist Discusses the Dangers of Soda

Soda is one of the leading causes of tooth decay in the United States. The average American consumes roughly 50 gallons of soda per year, three times the average amount consumed in 1970. Due to the rising trend in soda intake among both adolescents and adults, your Ankeny dentist, Dr. Foust, would like to explore… Read more »

Polk City Dentist: Coconut Oil and Cavity Prevention

A recent study conducted by scientists at the Athlone Institute of Technology suggests that digested coconut oil may help prevent cavities. The research is the latest in a series of interesting studies published this year that illustrate how the future of cavity prevention may come from unexpected places. During the study, researchers added enzymes to… Read more »