Are you missing teeth? One, two, three? Maybe you are completely edentulous, meaning you have lost all of your teeth. Missing one or more teeth can make it difficult to chew. If you’re having difficulty chewing you may be missing out on important foods and nutrients that your body needs to stay healthy. Even the… Read more »
Losing your teeth isn’t the end of the line! If you’ve lost some, most, or all of your natural teeth, you may have given up on laughing when you please, eating your favorite foods, and speaking without feel self-conscious. Life should be lived to its fullest, and replacing your missing teeth with natural, durable, and… Read more »
For many people, losing teeth can be a source of embarrassment, hurting their overall appearance. In addition, missing teeth can endanger the health and stability of the smile. Fortunately, a number of options exist for replacing lost teeth and returning smiles to full function, health, and beauty.
Have you considered partial dentures as your tooth replacement option? Then you should talk to your dentist about Valplast partials rather than going down the traditional route. To teach you more about these partials, Dr. Erika Peddicord, your Ankeny, IA dentist, provides her patients with following informative blog. The Positives and Negatives of Valplast Partials… Read more »
Do you wear dentures? If you do, then you’re already aware of the nightly cleaning procedure. Throughout the day, dentures—much like natural teeth—accumulate quite a bit of bacteria from eating. The lingering food particles nestle in the grooves of the dentures, which can stain the dentures and even cause bad breath. While most patients use… Read more »
Do you want to know more about dental bridges? Then the following blog post can help. Many patients have been misinformed about bridges and Peddicord Family Dentistry aims to change those views. Dr. Erika Peddicord, your Ankeny, IA dentist, debunks a some common myths surrounding the subject of dental bridges. The True Dental Bridge News… Read more »
For patients that would like a removable dental replacement, consider a partial denture. These alternatives to fixed partials can complete your smile without an involved placement procedure. Plus, they’re an afford solution that nearly every patient qualifies for. If would like more information on partials, talk to Dr. Erika Peddicord, your Ankeny, IA dentist. Use… Read more »
Wearing dentures can seem pretty daunting. Between the pastes and the horror stories about embarrassing slips, many patients dread replacing their lost teeth with dentures. However, life without teeth is simply too much of a struggle, and properly fitting dentures can seriously improve a person’s quality of life. Here to put your mind at ease… Read more »