If you have between one and three missing teeth in a row, then your Ankeny, IA, dentist may use a bridge to fill this gap and protect your oral health. But what if you lose a greater number of teeth, possibly all of them? In today’s blog, we’re looking at full and partial dentures, and explain how we craft them and why you need them!
When you put off checkups and cleanings, and don’t let your dentist know about toothaches or bleeding gums, you risk serious complications for the health, beauty, and function of your smile. However, your Ankeny, IA, dentist understands that many people are avoiding office visits out of concern about the pandemic. Fortunately, we’ve implemented new health and safety protocols to help safeguard our patients and their family!
If you have lost one or more of your natural teeth, then you may need treatment. Otherwise, serious complications could begin to arise that impact everything from your ability to eat to your facial structure. To address more minor cases, your Ankeny, IA, dentist may craft a dental bridge. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at how we support them with dental implant technology.
Lately we’ve talked a lot about fillings, crowns, and root canal treatment, all of which are designed to prevent the loss of a decayed or infected tooth. However, sometimes we actually need to remove a tooth to help preserve your oral health. In today’s blog, your Ankeny, IA, dentist will look at dental extractions, and what happens after we remove one.
We offer far more than a dental filling to repair teeth with damage or issues like cavities. In order to provide a more lifelike and long-lasting solution, one that matches the dimensions and shade of your teeth, we may suggest a crown. In today’s blog, your Ankeny, IA, dentist will talk about the benefits of a dental crown, and when you need to see our team for repair.
A cavity often needs a filling, but what happens when a tooth becomes infected and needs more than a simple filling? In order to bring a stop to discomfort and prevent a missing tooth, we treat infections with an endodontic procedure known as a root canal. In today’s blog, your Ankeny, IA, dentist is talking about how we perform a root canal treatment.
When you develop a cavity, lack of treatment could mean painful aches and sensitivity in the tooth, as well as an increased risk of dental infection. Fortunately, we have treatments to halt decay and ensure your smile continues to look natural! With our composite resin dental fillings, your Ankeny, IA, dentist has a durable and long-lasting solution to tooth decay.
If you need major changes to your smile’s appearance, that doesn’t necessarily mean you must endure several visits and multiple procedures. Instead, your Ankeny, IA, dentist may use one or more custom-made restorations known as porcelain veneers to transform the beauty of your smile! In today’s blog, we’re looking at the benefits of our custom veneers.
Teeth whitening helps address stained teeth, but what if you also have a chipped or misshapen tooth? In today’s blog, your Ankeny, IA, dentist discusses how we improve the beauty and function of a smile in a single visit with dental bonding and contouring.
While many store-bought products promise dramatic results from home, they often lead to minor whitening and sensitive teeth. Fortunately, your Ankeny, IA, dentist provides a professional alternative with our custom trays and bleaching gel. With our home-based teeth whitening option, you may be able to enjoy teeth brightened by several different shades, with dramatic results that last for months to come!