You have likely already experienced that sensation of thinking a week or two have passed only to realize months have flown by. It’s something that just happens, particularly when life is full and you’re just busy. With this in mind, our Ankeny, IA team knows that you may either be taking the measures necessary to remember to schedule your dental checkups as suggested (because you know they’re easy to accidentally overlook). Or, you may have fallen into the trap of “I don’t know where the time has gone!” and have missed some essential preventive care with us. Let us offer up some questions and ideas that will ensure your smile is well cared for!
The idea of dental contouring for your smile might cause you to light up! The benefits that you learn about instantly put you at ease, letting you know that there really is something out there that can help you achieve your esthetic goals. Of course, with that said, you may still have a list of questions that you would really love for our Ankeny, IA team to answer, so you can feel like you’re making a wise decision for yourself. Not to worry, we’re on it!
It’s not a well known phrase by any means but there’s quite a lot of truth behind it! There really is no use crying over chipped teeth. However, when you are the individual to whom the chip has occurred, it can certainly feel a bit traumatic in the very beginning. That is, until you realize our Ankeny, IA practice has everything you need (like cosmetic care) in order to get your smile whipped back into shape without too much inconvenience. Learn more about the details, so you can get a (very beautiful) smile back on your face in no time.
You might be unsure about powered toothbrushes. On one hand, you may think they’re “better” and that maybe you’re supposed to use one. On the other, you may wonder if it’s all just a whole lot of hype! Or, you might find yourself somewhere in the middle, not really sure what to think! Of course, there’s an easy way to solve this little dental hygiene riddle: Ask our Ankeny, IA team for our advice! We are most happy to share it. For now, let’s take a mini stroll through the ins and outs of considering an electric brush, so you have a head start in terms of what you can expect!
It’s very easy to begin feeling awfully sorry for yourself when you realize you are anything but pleased with the appearance of your smile. Why has it yellowed, you wonder? What did you do to end up with those unsightly chips? What will you ever be able to do about that gap between your teeth and why are you the one with a smile space, you wonder? We get it. When you cannot make an instant change all on your own, it can feel very limiting. The wonderful news, however, is that our Ankeny, IA team can make it extremely easy for you to make those change with our help. So, let’s hear three cheers for cosmetic dental care!
Is a gap in your smile something you’re curious about? Maybe you are none too thrilled with this particular feature of your grin. Maybe you never really thought about it before but suddenly, you’re wondering if it’s something you should do something about. Is it okay for your oral health? Are smile spaces just an esthetic thing? As for how you may respond to your gap (or gaps), our Ankeny, IA team can break down the details for you with great ease! For a final decision and additional information, of course, come on in for a visit to discuss dental care!
When the realization hits you that you’d love a whiter smile, you also realize that there’s a whole journey that has to take place first. You know that wanting a whiter smile and actually achieving a whiter smile requires you to initially just get started but, if you’re not sure how, this can feel a bit defeating. Don’t let this get you down! Instead, take our Ankeny, IA team’s advice on board and you’ll soon know all about the cosmetic care treatments we offer, you’ll be ready for whitening, and you’ll have it all mapped out. Let’s get started!
When you are suffering from bruxism, it’s important to remember that you may have no idea what’s causing your problem or your symptoms. You just know something is amiss because of recent changes (or long-term ongoing changes), such as uncomfortable teeth, tired jaw joints, and more. So, what are you supposed to do when you are still in the dark in terms of your grinding and clenching? How are you supposed to know to act when you don’t even know what’s happening, you wonder? Take our Ankeny, IA team’s bruxism disorder suggestions on board, so you can skip the confusion!
Smile discoloration is one of those issues that just about everyone has to deal with at one point or another but that many patients are unsure about. From whether it’s negatively impacting your teeth to what actually makes one a good candidate for cosmetic dentistry, there is a lot of uncertainty that can crop up. Of course, our Ankeny, IA team’s suggestion will always be the same in terms of new smile goal adventures: Come in for a consultation to learn everything you need to know! For now, some helpful preliminary facts!
When you envision a present being presented to you, it’s usually in a box with shiny wrapping paper and a beautiful big bow! You don’t usually imagine someone offering you a dental filling or a crown. However, our Ankeny, IA team would love to remind you today that though you may not usually think of restorative care as a gift, it’s actually an area of care that can be just that (and in so many ways). Let’s talk about some serious ways being able to repair your smile contributes to your life (and the life of your smile) for the better!