There’s a lot going on during the week of April 21st! Easter celebrations come to a close and we welcome Earth Day on Monday! If you’ve got some plans in the making for taking special time to honor the environment or to clean up, we are happy to announce an event that will help: It’s the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day! Don’t forget!
There are a few things you might be forgetting about in terms of cavities. This includes both preventing those cavities and dealing with them, should they arrive. While our Ankeny, IA team would love, of course, for you to avoid tooth decay completely, we also want to offer you a realistic outlook! So, let’s talk about what you can pay closer attention to as you do your best to prevent (or overcome) this oral health concern!
Of course, our Ankeny, IA team could rattle off a list of things that are dangerous for your smile and this could probably go on for quite some time. As a result, you may think to yourself that wow there are a lot of scary things out there! The truth is, though there may be lots of possible damage culprits in terms of your smile health, it’s actually quite simple to avoid them. When you have some categories in mind, you can stop worrying so much about memorizing each and every possible hazard and instead, more easily determine whether something is safe (or possibly not so safe) for your grin.
When you have any type of oral health problem that you realize may require dental care, one of your first ways of handling it may be to determine whether you think it’s a big deal or a not so big deal. Once you determine that you’re experiencing a seemingly small issue, you may give yourself some extra room to just ignore the issue for a while and to set up a dental visit once you feel like it’s absolutely necessary. Today, our Ankeny, IA team reminds you that just about every smile-related issue affecting you requires immediate care. Learn a bit more!
When you speak with our Ankeny, IA team or read anything we have to say, you will often notice we refer to you doing your best to achieve and maintain your optimal oral health. This sounds pretty nice, of course, and you feel somewhat sure that you should be able to get to this point with your smile care journey! However, you may sometimes wonder: What we do mean by this, really, and is there something you can do to make it a reality for yourself? We would be more than pleased to help you see the details and the bigger picture here, so you know for sure you’re protecting your grin!
Do you happen to have a school-age thespian in your home? How about some very-often-ready-for-snacks little actors? If the answer is yes, then you will be hard-pressed to find a more fitting event for your teen or tween than this upcoming Eat and Act gathering in our Ankeny, IA community. Learn more! Your kids (and you) just might love this.
We know that when you already have one thing to deal with in regard to your oral health, whether it’s coming to grips with a tooth you have just lost (or one that you know is on its way out because you have a tooth removal scheduled), it can feel trying. In many cases, our Ankeny, IA team realizes that patients often tend to deal with issues in steps, first getting over tooth loss, and then moving forward with tooth replacement after some time has passed. The thing is, it’s often best to deal with both at the same time, considering replacement ASAP. Find out why!
No! We don’t want to stress you out about summer, causing you to completely overlook the fun of spring that’s going on right now. What we want to do is to offer you a handful of simple reminders that will allow you to relax throughout springtime without finding yourself faced with unsettling surprises when summer arrives. Remember: When you plan ahead, it makes keeping your smile health up so exceptionally easy! So, take our Ankeny, IA team’s seasonal transition tips into consideration for an easy time.
When you’ve decided to do your best to avoid sugar this Easter and to try to limit the sugar your kiddos take in, you know that you’re already fighting a tiny bit of an uphill battle. After all, over a month before the actual holiday even arrives, store shelves are stocked full of sweet treats composed primarily of sugar (with some additional sugar thrown in for good measure). What can you do, you ask our Ankeny, IA team, in order to still have a lovely time, as you create sweet memories, without the sugary treats that threaten your oral health? Well, we have some ideas!
Of course, you have some idea that your perio health is extremely important. After all, your gums and your teeth both need to be healthy in order for you to be able to enjoy complete oral health, so tending to gum issues is one key factor. However, you may not have a full scope of just how significant maintaining healthy periodontal tissue is for you today, tomorrow, and well into the future. As you might have already realized, to be sure you’re fully educated on the matter, our Ankeny, IA team has the info you might be missing!