Category: Dental Implants

Has Tooth Loss Impacted Your Diet? Dental Implants Can Help

It can be difficult to live with tooth loss for many reasons. This problem can make you self-conscious about your appearance, and it can cause problems in your daily life by interfering with your ability to bite and chew with a natural movement. Losing your ability to comfortably bite and chew can lead to problems… Read more »

Dental Implants Can Restore Your Bite Function

The change in your quality of life after tooth loss can be drastic, and it can certainly be frustrating as well. Your immediate concerns can be cosmetic, as a visible gap left by losing a tooth can be embarrassing. In time, you can find that your incomplete smile makes once-simple tasks like biting and chewing… 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 »

Dental Implants Offer Stability For Your Restoration

How much can you really expect from prosthetic dental work? Is it possible for a restoration to make your smile look natural? Will you feel comfortable when you use a prosthetic tooth while biting or chewing? Thanks to dental implants, it is possible for patients to enjoy a remarkable degree of support from a restoration…. Read more »

4 Reminders About Treating Tooth Loss

The idea of treating tooth loss might be something that’s very new for you. As a result, you may realize that you’re not feeling entirely sure about its benefits, about when to get started, and the list goes on. Then again, even if you have dealt with replacing teeth in the past, it’s still possible… Read more »

Your Ankeny Dentist Discusses: Important Implant Care Reminders

There’s just something about dental implants that makes patients feel as though they are accessing something that will require specialized care. We know, you may not have really known about implants until recently, the fact that they are placed through surgery is more complex, so you naturally expect maintenance that is also more complex. The… Read more »

Dental Implants: Too Old, Too Young, Just Right?

When dental implants enter the picture as a potential option in your life, you might find yourself having a hard time grasping the details of candidacy. You might wonder if you’re “too” this or “too that” and what it really takes to be someone who can choose implants. While it may initially seem like a… Read more »

3 Ways To Feel Better About Tooth Loss

You might not be feeling too happy about your tooth loss at the moment. This is understandable, of course, as suddenly being at a loss of one or more of your teeth is not something that makes life easy or that helps you feel good about your smile! While our Ankeny, IA team certainly feels… Read more »

Why Talk About Tooth Replacement So Soon?

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… Read more »

Feeling Shy? Call Your Local Dentist Anyway!

Your local dentist knows better than most that if you’re a patient feeling shy about something, you are far less likely to come in, let us know what you need or want, and that in most cases it will turn out that there was no reason to feel shy in the first place. So, our… Read more »