Category: Restorative Dentistry

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 »

Things You Think About Fillings (That Aren’t True)

You may have lots of ideas about dental fillings. Some of them may be spot on! However, some of them may be not quite right. Unfortunately, the ideas you have that are brought about due to misinformation can cause you some serious trouble! In what way, you ask? Well, they may cause you to avoid… Read more »

Sinus Pressure And Toothaches: What’s Going On?

Are you experiencing sinus pressure and, at the same time, you seem to have some serious tooth pain going on? Perhaps your teeth are a little sore but they also feel as though they’re being pressed on from within, causing you to feel as though you would gain some serious relief if only you could… Read more »

Small Changes That Mean: Call Us!

It’s true that just about any smile change you cannot exactly identify or that points to a need for professional dental care is a good reason to call us. However, today, our Ankeny, IA team would like to remind you of what we call small smile changes. They are those issues that seem quite insignificant… Read more »