Category: Restorative Dentistry

4 (Helpful) Ways To Think About Restorative Care

How many different approaches have you ever taken to thinking about restorative care and what it means for your smile? Have you considered a variety of perspectives, so that you cultivate a deep appreciation of this field of dental care that provides you with the ability to regain your smile health? Or, would you say… Read more »

Trick-Or-Treat: 4 Ways To Steer Clear Of A Broken Tooth!

There are some very easy ways to steer clear of a broken tooth on Halloween. Why do we say that, you wonder? Well, because there are also some very easy ways to accidentally break your tooth, when you’re out and about, attempting to enjoy an otherwise lovely trick-or-treating experience. While this doesn’t sound too appealing… Read more »

Reel Oral Health Problems In ASAP For Smile Protection 

You have heard it before: The best thing you can do for your smile is practice preventive care, so you can avoid problems altogether. The second you learn that you have an oral health problem, you should set up a visit to treat it immediately! It’s always better to care for your smile sooner than… Read more »

Crown Placement: What Does It Mean?

You know that dental crown placement is part of restorative dentistry, which means it takes place in order to repair your oral health in some way. However, if you’re just recently learning about crowns and all that they do for you, then you may be short on answers (which doesn’t necessarily help you feel empowered… Read more »

Dental Care: What Would Really Make You Smile?

As you know, the world of dental care is vast, it is rich in opportunity, but it can also become something you strictly see as providing you with assistance for basic necessities. You are quite accustomed to brushing, flossing, and scheduling preventive visits because it’s what you are supposed to do (and must do) to… Read more »

Toothache Relief: Immediate, Soon, Long-Term 

One moment, your smile isn’t really registering in your thoughts because it’s fine. The next? It’s nearly all you can think about because you have a toothache, which is a very unique type of pain that often takes over your entire existence until things are better! The result of this sensation, of course, is that… Read more »

4 Ways To Get Your Smile’s Appearance To Match Your Efforts 

Let’s say you’re one of our patients who takes amazing care of your smile. You’re always on top of the stuff we suggest you accomplish at home, including brushing, flossing, and even being careful with the foods and drinks you eat! Then, you remember to make time to see our Ankeny, IA team for the… Read more »

Problematic Smile Gaps: What To Do About Them?

Are you dealing with one type of gap or another in terms of your smile? Maybe it’s a gap that you can see! Perhaps it’s a gap that’s figurative and that makes it somewhat difficult for you to maintain your oral health. Whether literal or metaphorical, our Ankeny, IA team reminds you that we are… Read more »

If You Break A Tooth, You Should…

Of course, we can offer you all of the advice in the world when it comes to avoiding a broken tooth, which might be something you’re thinking will be of use in the future. For now, however, you want to know: What should I do if I break a tooth? The first response is to… Read more »

Challenging Dental Care Concern? Make It Easier!

Everyone has a different, very unique experience with dental care. For some, most of the administrative details (keeping up with scheduling care) is very easy. For some, it’s extremely challenging! For some, enjoying and following through with dental hygiene every day is a breeze! For others? Not so much. To get started, our Ankeny, IA… Read more »