Month: December 2019

Determining The Right Approach To Restoring Your Tooth

If you have a problem with a tooth’s appearance, or if something happens to affect its health, you can be eager to seek the appropriate treatment. Of course, this begs an important questions – what is the “right” way to restore your problem tooth? Our Ankeny, IA dentist’s office has helped many people who experienced… Read more »

Meet With A Dentist Who Can Care For Parents And Kids

While parenting can be a joyful experience, it can also come with some challenges, particularly when it comes to making time for both yourself and your kids. When it comes to your oral health care needs, our Ankeny, IA dentist’s office can make your life easier by welcoming your youngsters in addition to providing important… Read more »

We Hope You Never Need It, But Be Prepared with CPR

The Boy Scout motto is “Be Prepared” and that’s good advice for just about everyone. Your caring dental team in Ankeny, IA can help you be prepared in case of a dental emergency and the Ankeny Parks and Recreation department can help you be prepared for cardiac emergencies, with the opportunity to learn CPR and AED… Read more »

3 Reasons To Start Scheduling Regular Dental Exams Again

As you think about the start of the new year, and begin looking for improvements you can make to your life, take some time to think about the care you put into your smile. If you no longer make a point of seeing your dentist for preventive care, restarting this habit can have benefits that… Read more »

Creating A Plan For Better Smile Health In 2020

The arrival of the new year can encourage all of us to think about different opportunities to improve the way we live our lives. If you have struggled with cavities in the past, or if you want to make sure your teeth stay in great shape, start thinking about how you can improve your smile… Read more »

Arresting Theater Fun in January, 2020

It isn’t often you’d laugh if crimes are taking place, but with the help of Ankeny Community Theatre’s Studio Series, there are laughs to be found. What if the characters from beloved fairy tales were held accountable for some of their “crimes”? Hansel and Gretel, Pinocchio, a wolf, an ugly duckling and more, along with… Read more »

Can An Oral Appliance Really Address Your Sleep Apnea?

When people think about receiving treatment for sleep apnea, they often imagine that they will have to learn to adjust to nights wearing a CPAP mask. While the CPAP machine has proven to be effective at taking care of people who struggle with this sleep disorder, it may not be your only treatment option. At… Read more »

Worried About Gingivitis? Watch For These Symptoms

If you want to feel confident that you are free of smile problems, make sure your gums are not affected by gingivitis. Gingivitis is the initial stage of an infection that can affect your periodontal health. If it is not addressed, the condition can worsen, which can make treatment more difficult. This should be a… Read more »

Conservative Cosmetic Treatment Can Restore A Chipped Tooth

Even if a tooth is only slightly harmed when it is chipped, the change in its shape and general appearance can have a big impact on your appearance. People who experience damage can worry that in order to regain confidence in their appearance, they will have to undergo an involved dental procedure. At our Ankeny,… Read more »

Flossing Provides An Important Defense Against Gum Disease

When you fail to put up an effective fight against gum disease, you can start to experience problems with bleeding gums, swollen tissues, and other concerns that can be traced to gingivitis. Our Ankeny, IA dental practice can help restore your periodontal health by performing a deep periodontal cleaning during your next routine dental exam…. Read more »