Month: November 2013

The Importance of Wearing Dentures

Without teeth, life can be a serious struggle. Tooth loss can make day-to-day tasks like speaking and chewing very difficult. As a result, people who suffer tooth loss often experience a lower quality of life. Thankfully, though, your Ankeny IA dentist, Dr. Amanda Foust, offers dentures as a solution to tooth loss and the struggles… Read more »

How to Identify and Prevent Gum Disease

How Gum Disease Develops When a person develops gum disease, it is because certain oral bacteria have been allowed to linger in the mouth and on teeth near the gum line. These bacteria will inflame the gums, causing gingivitis, and if they are not removed, they can cause further damage by attacking the ligaments and… Read more »

Do Dentures Work with Dental Implants?

Having unstable dentures can put a serious damper on your life. When dentures are unsteady, it may feel as though embarrassment is lurking around every corner as your dentures threaten to slip. In addition, unstable dentures can make speaking more difficult as the facial muscles tense unconsciously in an effort to keep the dentures stable…. Read more »

Ankeny IA Dentist Can Repair Your Broken Tooth

Whether by tooth decay or bruxism (teeth grinding), teeth can grow weaker, putting them at risk of cracking or breaking. When teeth suffer this kind of trauma, it is important that they receive dental attention immediately. If you suffer a cracked or broken tooth, visit your Ankeny IA dentist, Dr. Amanda Foust, immediately. Dr. Foust can repair… Read more »