Month: May 2013

You Should Schedule Routine Dental Cleanings, Says Ankeny Dentist

When a house is built, the foundation is placed first. This ensures the new home will have a stable, sturdy base to support the structure. If the foundation isn’t set correctly, cracks can develop which can lead to costly problems and laborious repair. The health of your teeth function in a similar way. The jawbone… Read more »

From Your Ankeny Dentist: How to Manage a Toothache

Toothaches don’t have set time or place to arrive. The painstarts throbbing suddenly, causing swelling, fevers, and headaches. To say this temporary condition causes discomfort is an understatement. Moreover, at that moment, a dentist may not treat you right away due to late hours or just plain unavailability. The only solution is to locate the… Read more »

Ankeny Dentist: Try Our Partial Dentures Quiz

Do you have one or more missing teeth? As an adult, losing your teeth can be an embarrassing ordeal. Missing teeth also threaten the stability of your smile. For patients who have lost teeth but don’t require a full set of dentures, Dental Impressions offers an esthetically pleasing alterative. In today’s blog, your Ankeny dentist,… Read more »

Ankeny Dentist Restores Missing Teeth

According to recent statistics, 69% of adults over the age of 35 have lost at least one permanent tooth. Do you have one or more missing teeth? Many people don’t realize that even a single missing tooth can threaten the stability of your smile. Thankfully, your Ankeny dentist, Dr. Amanda Foust, provides a safe and… Read more »