Month: February 2013

Ankeny Dentist: Why Do Our Jaws Crackle and Pop?

Do you ever feel a popping or clicking sensation in your jaw? Do you ever encounter unexplained jaw pain or frequent headaches? These may be symptoms of a serious medical issue. TMJ disorder, or TMD, affects over 10 million Americans. In today’s blog, your Ankeny dentist, Dr. Amanda Foust, explains the causes of TMJ disorder… Read more »

Ankeny Dentist: What to Do When You Chip a Tooth

Did you know that tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body? Despite this fact, damaging a tooth is still possible. What do you do when you chip or break a tooth? In today’s blog, your Ankeny dentist, Dr. Amanda Foust, explains the first steps you should take to address a chipped tooth…. Read more »

Ankeny Dentist: Healthy Hearts and Healthy Smiles

Did you know February is American Heart Month? Across America, physicians and healthcare professionals are trying to raise awareness about heart disease prevention. In the United States, one out of every three deaths is a result of heart disease or stroke. Many people don’t realize that cardiovascular disease prevention is possible with diet and exercise…. Read more »

Ankeny Dentist: Protect Your Baby’s Smile

At Dental Impressions, your Ankeny children’s dentist, Dr. Amanda Foust, realizes the importance of preventive dentistry for protecting your child’s teeth. By practicing good dental habits, parents can keep their little ones’ smiles healthy and bright. In today’s blog, Dr. Foust gives simple tips for maintaining your child’s dental health.