Month: July 2013

Ankeny, IA Dentist Teaches Patients Simple Denture Cleaning Remedies

Do you wear dentures? If you do, then you’re already aware of the nightly cleaning procedure. Throughout the day, dentures—much like natural teeth—accumulate quite a bit of bacteria from eating. The lingering food particles nestle in the grooves of the dentures, which can stain the dentures and even cause bad breath. While most patients use… Read more »

Ankeny, IA Dentist Busts Myths Associated with Dental Bridges

Do you want to know more about dental bridges? Then the following blog post can help. Many patients have been misinformed about bridges and Peddicord Family Dentistry aims to change those views. Dr. Erika Peddicord, your Ankeny, IA dentist, debunks a some common myths surrounding the subject of dental bridges. The True Dental Bridge News… Read more »

Ankeny, IA Dentist Explains the Benefits of Dental Implants

Many Americans tend to suffer tooth loss during their adult lives. Typically, if the tooth is in a portion of the mouth that no one will see, most people won’t find a tooth replacement. However, regardless of location, a missing tooth can lead to number of oral issues, including more tooth loss. In the following… Read more »

Ankeny, IA Dentist Talks to Patients about Toothaches

As with most bodily ailments, toothaches tend to occur suddenly. The unexpected pain may seem endless and your first priority is finding relief. Moreover, since tooth pain isn’t a one-cause type of discomfort, a visit to the dentist is in order. In fact, occasionally, tooth pain develops as a side effect of ear infections or… Read more »