Month: February 2013

Ankeny Dentist: Three Benefits of Implant-Secured Dentures

If you wear dentures, you know the frustrations and embarrassments associated with them. The pastes are irritating; the fit is often imperfect; and they may seem in constant danger of slipping. Worrying about your dentures can negatively affect your self-confidence and the quality of your life. If only there were a way to restore you… Read more »

Ankeny Dentist Has Free Tooth Brushing Chart for Kids

How successful are you at getting your child to brush his or her teeth every night? If you’re like most parents, when it’s tooth brushing time, you’re in for a battle. Establishing a routine for your child to brush twice a day, every day is a difficult task. So what can you do to tip… Read more »

Ankeny Dentist Discusses the Oral-Heart Health Connection

Did you know that recent research is connecting your oral health with your heart health? February is National Heart Month, so we’re highlighting this connection between the heart and the mouth. If you want to improve your heart health or if you want to ward off heart disease, keeping your teeth and gums healthy could… Read more »

Ankeny Dentist: Love Your Baby’s Smile

If you are a mother, think about the way you feel when you baby smiles at you. If you are an expecting mother, imagine that blissful feeling. Nothing warms a mother’s heart like her baby’s smile, and science is there to prove it. Recent research shows that mothers who simply look at their babies’ smiles… Read more »