Month: January 2014

Changing Children’s Lives One Toothbrush at a Time

One of the best things about working at Dental Impressions of Ankeny is the opportunity to meet so many interesting, inspiring people of all ages and backgrounds. We love hearing about compassionate, creative individuals who, like us, work hard to bring about positive changes in the lives of others. Along with Dr. Amanda Foust, a… Read more »

Do You Have Sensitive Teeth? Brush Smarter, Not Harder!

For as long as most of us can remember, we’ve been told to brush, brush, brush our teeth in an effort to ward off tooth decay, gum disease, and other dental maladies. Children often brush their teeth with excessive force, a well-meaning bad habit that typically disappears within a few years. For some adults, however,… Read more »

Brown Bagging Your Little One’s Lunch? Ditch These Sugary Snacks!

With the second half of the 2013-2014 school year in full swing, parents everywhere face the task of packing kids’ lunches with healthy, tasty snacks. As you stare down grocery aisles stocked with sugary, salty packaged foods, the task seems almost impossible. Not so, says Dr. Amanda Foust, a general dentist in Alkeny IA, but… Read more »

Dental Implants vs. Dental Bridges: Similarities and Differences

If you have lost one or more teeth, you’re not alone. Millions of adults experience tooth loss at some point in their lives. Many patients are surprised to discover the impact that losing even a single tooth can have on their quality of life. Fortunately, Ankeny IA dentist Dr. Amanda Foust points out that you have options…. Read more »