Month: February 2014

Menopause and Your Oral Health

Like puberty and pregnancy, menopause causes significant physical changes that affect every part of your body. While hot flashes and mood swings are the most notorious symptoms of menopause, many other health conditions can accompany the loss of your menstrual cycle. In fact, you may be surprised to learn that menopause can even have a… Read more »

What are the Benefits of Implant Dentures?

According to the American Association of Implant Dentistry, over 30 million people in the United States have lost all of their teeth. Tooth loss affects much more than just your appearance. Without your teeth, you can experience a major reduction in your quality of life. To replace your missing teeth, your Ankeny IA dentist recommends implant dentures…. Read more »

A Wiser Use for Lost Baby Teeth and Wisdom Teeth

Are you a sentimental parent? After the tooth fairy deposits treasure underneath your child’s pillow, do you store the teeth away, lovingly wrapped up in tissue paper? While you might cherish your child’s lost teeth, there is a more valuable use for them. Scientists have discovered that lost baby teeth, extracted wisdom teeth, and even… Read more »

How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Improve Your Career

Unless you are a model or entertainer, you may assume that the appearance of your teeth has nothing to do with your career success. While it is true that no businessman or woman should receive different treatment based on their looks, a stunning smile can actually boost your own self-confidence, leading you to smile more… Read more »