Month: September 2012

Tooth Trauma? Your Ankeny Dentist Discusses What to Do

Sports are a wonderful way for you and your children to stay active. However, sports-related accidents can happen. You never know when that wicked grounder will take a bad hop and hit you (or your child) in the mouth. Heaven forbid you lose a tooth during recreational play, but if you should, the very first… Read more »

Ankeny Dentist Discusses Dental Sealants for Children

Children’s teeth are especially vulnerable to tooth decay. Brushing habits are not always as meticulous as they should be with kids that are just learning about oral hygiene. Convenient snack foods and juices that cater to children are generally quite high in sugar content. Your Ankeny dentist, Dr. Erika Peddicord, discusses how dental sealants can… Read more »

Your Ankeny Children’s Dentist Discusses Your Child’s Oral Health

When caring for your children’s teeth, prevention is the best approach to good oral health. Developing a regular routine – to the point where it becomes habit – is the surest way to ensure lifelong oral health. Establishing Good Oral Hygiene Practices As an adult, you already understand the basics of oral health, such as… Read more »

Welcome to Your Ankeny Dentist’s New Blog

Those of us at Peddicord Family Dentistry are happy to welcome you to our new blog. Our hope is this will become a resource providing you and your family with important educational information about oral health and preventive dentistry. Your Ankeny dentist, Dr. Erika Peddicord, believes strongly in patient education and empowerment through preventive dentistry,… Read more »