Chocolate: Good or Bad?

It’s too good to be true; it’s high in fat and can cause cardiovascular problems; and it’s loaded in sugar and can easily cause teeth cavities. Chocolate lovers have long worried about such warnings, but closer looks at the cocoa product and its effects on your oral and overall health have put these worries to […]

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Ankeny Dentist Observes Patient Safety Awareness Week

At Dental Impressions, your , Dr. Amanda Foust, believes in working hard to ensure the safety of our patients. The dentist becomes an extension of your family, someone you trust to help maintain the dental health of those closest to you. This is why Dr. Foust always makes a point to observe National Patient Safety […]

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Ankeny Dentist: Why Do Our Jaws Crackle and Pop?

Do you ever feel a popping or clicking sensation in your jaw? Do you ever encounter unexplained jaw pain or frequent headaches? These may be symptoms of a serious medical issue. TMJ disorder, or TMD, affects over 10 million Americans. In today’s blog, your Ankeny dentist, Dr. Amanda Foust, explains the causes of TMJ disorder […]

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National Family Caregivers Month

More than 65 million people in the U.S. regularly care for a sick or elderly loved one. These people, called caregivers, are honored during the month of November for National Family Caregivers Month. What is National Family Caregivers Month (NFCM)? Family, friends, and neighbors who invest all of their free time to help their loved […]

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