Category: Dental News

It’s Fun to Brush Your Teeth

Let’s face it…it can be difficult to get your kids to brush their teeth. You can bribe, plead, cajole, and threaten but, short of standing behind them and watching them do it, you can’t really guarantee they will. In an effort to inspire kids to brush their teeth for two minutes twice a day, the… Read more »

Genetics And Dentistry?

Have you ever heard of epigenetics? There may be a time when it plays a large role in dental health. Genetics play a huge role in health now, and according to the Australian Dental Journal epigenetics may soon play an important role in dental treatment. Genetics is used to determine if certain people are genetically… Read more »

July 2014: Peddicord Family Dentistry Receives 2014 Best of Ankeny Award

Bid congratulations to your Ankeny IA, family dentist Dr. Ericka Peddicord and Peddicord Family Dentistry, for receiving the 2014 Best of Ankeny Award. Peddicord Family Dental believes in providing warm, compassionate service in a comfortable environment to all members of the family beginning with baby’s first check up. They are passionate about preventative care and patient… Read more »