Month: November 2020

Using A Whitening Treatment Provided By Your Dentist

Bright, white teeth can be vital to your ability to maintain a confident, healthy, and youthful appearance. Unfortunately, many popular food and drink products that we enjoy can leave behind stains that start to make our enamel dull and discolored. At our Ankeny, IA dentist’s office, we can help you fight these stains through a… Read more »

Will My Thanksgiving Favorites Lead To Cavities?

We may not be attending big family dinners next week, but we will still be enjoying our favorite Thanksgiving dishes. However, many of our sides and desserts contain ingredients like sugar and starch, which could lead to tooth decay. In today’s blog, your Ankeny, IA, dentist is explaining what you can do to help safeguard… Read more »

Why Do Some Teeth Need Extraction?

When possible, we try to repair decayed, damaged, or infected teeth. This process often involves creating and placing lifelike fillings, inlays and onlays, or crowns. However, sometimes an issue arises that requires the extraction of a tooth instead. In today’s blog, your Ankeny, IA, dentist will explain why some teeth need to be extracted.

Will My Crown Look Like A Natural Tooth?

While a filling is a great way to address most cases of tooth decay, sometimes we find patients need a more substantial solution. With a dental crown, we can address more severe restorative issues, from infections to major cracks or chips. In today’s blog, your Ankeny, IA, dentist explains how we create them, and what… Read more »