Month: February 2020

The Des Moines Area Bluegrass Festival

At Dental Impressions of Ankeny, we want you to feel confident wherever you wear your smile, including at the Des Moines Area Bluegrass Festival this weekend! If there is anything that you wish to change about your smile through any cosmetic or restorative treatments, contact your Ankeny, IA, dentist. Then, go enjoy some great music… Read more »

Sealants Give Kids More Protection Against Cavities

You want to keep your kids healthy and safe from harm. Sometimes, that means making sure they always buckle their seat belt, but it can also mean encouraging them to always eat their vegetables at the dinner table. When it comes to protecting your child’s smile, your Ankeny, IA dentist can be an important ally…. Read more »

Keeping A Dental Prosthetic In Place With Dental Implants

When you lose a tooth, it can affect your bite function as well as the way you look. While you may be less concerned about your bite initially, over time that change to your dental function can lead to unpleasant consequences. Continually biting and chewing in an unnatural manner can wear on your jaw joints… Read more »

How Convenient Can A Professional Whitening Treatment Be?

If a cosmetic dental treatment offers dramatic results, it must require a long or complicated process…right? When you start to look into cosmetic dental work, you may be surprised at just how convenient work to improve your appearance can be. One common area of concern is with dental discoloration. At our Ankeny, IA dentist’s office,… Read more »

Do Dental Checkups Help You Manage Your Periodontal Health?

You can walk out of a routine dental exam feeling confident in your oral health. After all, your smile is treated to a professional dental cleaning, and you have beneficial feedback after your dentist took the time to thoroughly look over your teeth. What you should know is that in addition to caring for your… Read more »

Fat Tuesday Is Also National Pancake Day!

In a feat of deliciously unplanned scheduling, this year’s Fat Tuesday and National Pancake Day are both falling on this Tuesday, February 25th, 2020! So, before you chow down on a feast of breakfast and other foods next week, make sure your teeth are ready and healthy by scheduling an exam and cleaning at Dental… Read more »

3 Benefits To Making Preventive Dental Visits A Priority

How good are you at prioritizing the health of your teeth? Do you always make time to brush and floss? Are you careful to limit how much sugar you consume in a given day? Prioritizing daily oral health care is important, but you should also be mindful of how important regular dental exams can be…. Read more »

Do Kids And Adults Have The Same Oral Health Care Needs?

No matter how old or young you are, your teeth are vulnerable to decay if they are not receiving proper care. Fortunately, even as small children we have natural support from our enamel to help us resist damages that can lead to cavities. Does this mean that kids and adults have the same oral health… Read more »

We Can Take A Conservative Approach To Improving Your Smile

While the benefits of cosmetic dentistry can appeal to you, a fear of a long or involved procedure might make you reluctant to pursue a procedure. When patients inquire about their options for smile improvement, they can be surprised at how our Ankeny, IA dentist’s office is able to help make exciting changes with surprisingly… Read more »

Make Choices That Can Better Protect Your Gums

When you brush and floss your teeth, you should be committed to giving yourself the most thorough daily cleaning possible. So what does it take to make sure you do a good job with these tasks? One important thing to remember is that you are caring for more than just your teeth through your daily… Read more »