Month: January 2013

Ankeny Dentist: Why Fill Cavities in Primary Teeth?

Often, when a dentist finds a child’s first cavity, the parents question whether any action should be taken. If the tooth is going to fall out on its own, why go through the trouble of repairing it? In today’s blog, Ankeny children’s dentist, Dr. Amanda Foust, explains why filling cavities in your child’s primary teeth… Read more »

Ankeny Dentist: Dental Tips When Planning a Pregnancy

Bringing a life into the world is a huge decision. Pregnancy is an incredible experience, and maintaining good health during this time is essential for you and your unborn baby. Most people don’t realize that an important part of their prenatal care should involve a visit to Dr. Foust. Your Ankeny family dentist, Dr. Amanda… Read more »

A Mom’s Influence on Her Child’s Dental Health

As impressionable young children, most of us were taught to brush our teeth at least twice a day, floss at least once, and to visit the dentist every six months for a dental checkup and cleaning. If you have children, we hope you’ve continued the tradition of teaching proper dental care to your children, as… Read more »

Vitamin D May Affect Teeth, Says Ankeny Dentist

Are you one of many Americans that lives in a climate of harsh winters where the sun takes a backseat to clouds and gloom several months out of the year? Do you know, all too well, what it feels like to weather the storm of the “winter blues?” Many people don’t realize that a vitamin… Read more »