What Exactly Is A Tooth-Colored Filling?

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The most common threats to your oral health include oral bacteria, which can ultimately result in plaque and tartar buildup. When plaque builds up on and around your teeth and has not been consistently monitored or handled during a routine checkup, it can result in a cavity. A cavity, in essence, is a hole in your tooth that results from oral bacteria eating away and infecting the tooth. In its early stages, it can easily be filled and managed. If you wait too long, however, you may suffer from tooth decay or even worse – losing your teeth completely. Staying on top of your oral health is a must, and fortunately, Peddicord Family Dentistry in Ankeny, Iowa can provide routine care and check-ups to make managing cavities simple and efficient.

Creating A Lifelike Restoration For Dental Implants

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Dental implants are made of three major parts: the post, the abutment, and the restoration. The restoration is the part people see when you smile, and the part that makes eating your favorite foods again possible. In today’s blog, your Ankeny, IA, dentist will explain how we create one that looks natural and returns function and beauty to your smile following the loss of one or more teeth!