Month: January 2014

Are Fuller Lips the Key to True Love?

Valentine’s Day is rapidly approaching and while a sense of humor and a confident, friendly attitude are important to establishing long term romance, lovely lips might be the key to nabbing a first date. Research reveals that fuller lips might be the key to helping women attract the attention of a potential date. Genetics play… Read more »

Cool New Technology for Better Root Canal Therapy

Root canals enjoy the dubious distinction of having a terrible reputation (as far as dental procedures go). However, most people have an outdated understanding of root canal therapy. Thanks to recent advances in dental technology, a root canal takes less time, provides a more accurate treatment, and involves less patient discomfort than before. Today, we’re… Read more »

From Chaos Comes Order: How Dental Implants Help When Your Mouth’s a Mess

Reading about dental implants online is a little like reading the blurb on the back of a book: it gives you a general impression of what’s going to happen, but the little details and nuances are left out. For instance, most dentistry websites give the impression that dental implants are only a solution for replacing… Read more »

Top 3 Ways Your Dentist Uses Crowns

Whether they’re made from porcelain, gold, or zirconium, dental crowns are your dentist’s favorite little multi-tasking dynamo! These versatile little restorations serve as adjuncts in procedures ranging from the restorative to the cosmetic to the prosthetic. Today, Dr. Erika Peddicord, a family dentist practicing in Ankeny, IA, talks about the three most frequent uses for… Read more »