Restorative Care With A Dental Bridge

There are few oral health problems as hard to overlook, and hard to ignore, as tooth loss. The impact this issue has can result in changes to your diet, chronic discomfort in your jaw, a drop in smile confidence, and oral health issues over time that lead to more tooth loss and other concerns. At our Ankeny, IA dentist’s office, we are prepared to support patients who have gone through this. With a custom dental bridge, we have a means of permanently restore your incomplete smile without oral surgery. The appliance is carefully constructed so that it will fit properly, look natural, and even provide functional benefits! (more…)

Understanding Treatment With Porcelain Veneers

How likely is it that a single cosmetic procedure will positively change your smile? With the right procedure, you can take on more issues than you might realize. With the placement of porcelain veneers on teeth, it becomes possible to hide discoloration, damage, problems with tooth shape and size, and even some alignment concerns. Our Ankeny, IA dentist’s office can recommend this one service to patients who feel they have ambitious goals for cosmetic treatment. In less time and with less work than you anticipate, we can transform the way you look! While this can prove to be an effective solution for many, it may not be the right one for you, which is why we offer alternative procedures that can lead to welcome results. (more…)

Planning A Tooth Bonding Treatment

While you can feel stuck with an unflattering smile, you should know that there are services that can make your flaws a thing of the past, services that require less time and effort than you realize. Through dental bonding and contouring work, our Ankeny, IA dental office is able to carefully reshape and resize teeth that hurt the quality of your appearance in as little as one appointment. This work leads to the kind of tailored improvements that help people who used to feel embarrassed by their appearance show off more symmetrical and attractive smiles. We are happy to meet with you and discuss the benefits of this conservative service, or we can help you explore other services that can produce positive results. (more…)

The Role Of Dental Implants In Prosthetic Work

Prosthetic dentistry takes on a significant oral health and cosmetic issue. Once a single tooth is missing, you can find yourself dealing with bite issues and oral health problems in addition to concerns over your appearance. Fortunately, the right approach to giving you back your full smile can have significant advantages. Our Ankeny, IA dentist’s office can recommend different solutions for this problem, including a solution that involves the placement and restoration of a dental implant. Implant dentistry addresses more than just the visible portion of your tooth, as the post that holds your restoration in place can take on responsibilities normally handled by teeth roots. (more…)

Providing Smile Care For Ankeny Families

For kids and parents alike, smile care is important. Our Ankeny, IA dental office can actually make care easier for you to arrange for your household because we offer all-ages dental services. You can appreciate the convenience of having one location to visit for everyone’s routine dental exams and cleanings. You can also appreciate how our practice can build strong relationships with your little ones; positive experiences at an early age can help children feel more comfortable with future appointments. Whether you are new to the area, have a new family member in need of their first checkup, or need to end a long break in oral health care, we are ready to support you by offering quality dental services. (more…)

What Can A Dental Crown Do For Me?

At our Ankeny, IA dentist’s office, we take care to provide a conservative approach to dental work. Because of this, we will only recommend services that involve the placement of crowns and other restorations when they are truly needed to address oral health matters. Dental crowns offer important support when issues like dental decay and physical harm seriously compromise the condition of a tooth. The good news is that in addition to providing a crown that can support your bite function, we can supply one that is capable of matching the appearance of your healthy enamel. (more…)

How Is Gum Disease Going To Affect You?

While many people understand that gum disease is something they should try to avoid, they may not be clear on why the problem is a cause for concern. Underestimating what this condition can do to your appearance and well-being can make you less motivated to protect yourself, leaving you more open to problems over time. At our Ankeny, IA dentist’s office, we can provide guidance on preventive care that can effectively protect your gums as well as your teeth. If you are not doing enough to prevent gingivitis, you leave yourself open to an infection that can ultimately cause issues with your general health, as well as complications that lead to tooth loss! (more…)

Conservatively Reshaping Unattractive Teeth

Teeth that are misshapen or the wrong size can be an unwelcome distraction in your smile, one that takes away your confidence in the way you look. You may feel as if you are stuck with this issue, but you can find that the right cosmetic procedure makes corrections easier to enjoy than you anticipate! At our Ankeny, IA dentist’s office, we can provide services that reshape and resize teeth that look unattractive in your smile. With the right service, we can give you a more uniform and symmetrical appearance. Our service help with both teeth that are naturally misshapen and those that have been physically harmed. (more…)

Catching Oral Health Problems Early

You can feel real frustration over hearing that you have a problem with your smile that requires treatment. Unfortunately, trouble with dental decay and gum disease can arise even when you have an oral hygiene routine that you follow. The good news is that when trouble is caught in time, you can count on conservative smile care to address your needs! Our Ankeny, IA dentist’s office is prepared to help in situations when your smile requires support. Whether you need dental work for a cavity, help to manage gingivitis, or care for any other issue that we can spot during a review, we can ensure that the matter is cared for with conservative treatment! (more…)

Making Time For Dental Care In The Summertime

As we arrive at the halfway point of 2022, those who keep up with regular dental visits should have gone to see their dentist at least once. Routine oral health exams and cleanings should happen on a semiannual basis. When you fall out of the habit of scheduling these appointments, you can become vulnerable to problems with tartar buildup. You are also more likely to experience issues with your teeth and gums that require more advanced care because you miss opportunities for your dentist to find early warnings signs. Your Ankeny, IA dentist’s office is here to help you keep up with your smile care needs. In fact, because we provide all-ages care, we can also be the right location for you if you are trying to secure pediatric dental services for the little ones in your home! (more…)