Bruxism Treatment: An Important New Year’s Resolution 

There are lots of ways you can look at the impending New Year, a lot of ideas you might have for resolutions, and even more considerations as your chance at a clean slate and following through on promises impacts your smile! With that said, our Ankeny, IA team likes to remind you to remember some often-overlooked issues that could really use a slot on that ever-important to-do list that shows up and is met with enthusiasm, the second the ball drops and we yell out, “Happy New Year!” Today: It’s time to discuss why bruxism treatment should be a promise you make for 2020!

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Gingivitis: The Easy Steps For Stopping It ASAP 

When you hear the term gingivitis, it may immediately send a chill down your spine. You wonder, if you develop this first stage of gum disease, what’s it mean for you? Will you know that it’s happening (you’ve heard that sometimes you won’t even notice it)? Is there a way to quickly handle it or is this one of those things that will just clear up on its own? In short: Our Ankeny, IA team is letting you know that gum concerns require immediate action. Fortunately, you can stop gingivitis in its tracks when you’re aware of the easy steps to take!

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How To Feel Amazing About Your Smile

Did you know that it’s actually completely possible, if not likely, that you can feel amazing about your smile? So, you wonder, how to make this a probable thing rather than just something with reasonably decent potential? Fortunately, our Ankeny, IA team is happy to report that switching from feeling apathetic to just “okay” about your grin to out-of-this-world pleased means following some simple suggestions and making your way through essential care. Of course, we’ve broken it all down for you into some easy-to-do steps toward dental care success!

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Preventing Damage From Sugar: 3 Suggestions

It’s no secret. Sugar can most certainly contribute to problems for your oral health. You are well aware of this fact because you have long heard that sugar yields damage. However, when you’re not entirely sure about what to do either because you really like sugar, because you don’t know how to avoid it, or because you don’t understand why it’s so bad, it can make following through on best preventive care practices difficult! Not to worry! Our Ankeny, IA team is on hand to bring you some highly helpful suggestions for keeping your smile intact and safe from this sweet ingredient.

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Basic Markers Of A Healthy Smile

There are some things that you can look for when your smile is very healthy that generally accompany a mouth in good oral health! Why become familiar with these types of details, you may wonder to yourself? Well, our Ankeny, IA team reminds you that when you’re accustomed to such markers, you can more easily keep an eye on your grin, feel good about the good things, and recognize changes that may point to a potential problem. Find out more, so staying the course is a breeze!

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Cosmetic Changes: How To Know You’re Personally Ready

You might know that your smile is ready for cosmetic changes because it has definitely looked better before (or you can certainly envision it in all of its glory). However, that’s not necessarily the only factor that comes into play, when we’re discussing the full potential for your smile’s appearance. In addition to whether your smile is healthy enough and needs esthetic improvement, there’s the personal side to your decision to receive care with our Ankeny, IA team! How to know if you’re personally ready? Actually, it’s quite easy!

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Drink Soda, Avoid It, Or Learn To Sip Safely?

You may feel as though you love soda so much, the idea of giving it up sounds terrible! However, you love your oral health, too, so when you consider the best pathway, you know that protecting your teeth is essential. Or, you may not really care too much about soda, so you wonder if it would be better to just say goodbye to it without a second thought. Wherever you lie on the spectrum of soda passion, our Ankeny, IA team reminds you of a couple important things. First, soda is bad for your smile. Second, there are a variety of ways to approach protecting yourself from its negative effects, so let’s get exploring!

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What To Do When You Want A Whiter Smile ASAP

Yes, of course, when you decide you want a whiter smile and you definitely want it right now, you feel the urge to kick your actions into high gear, as you reach for the nearest and most promising solution! However, with that said, our Ankeny, IA team reminds you: Reeling it all back in and instead, realizing that there’s one smart pathway that will get you headed in the direction of an optimally brighter (and protected) smile is always the way to go. Allow our team to help you get there!

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Is Autumn A Good Time To Receive Cosmetic Care?

You may have recently taken a look at the calendar, as you revisit the idea of seeking cosmetic care for your smile. Autumn is approaching, which means … well … you’re not sure what it means. You know that it means we are headed toward holiday time, that the weather will change, and that you’d actually really like it if your smile looked amazing for all of those particulars. However, the whole timing-and-cosmetic-treatments thing isn’t something you feel confident navigating. Good news: Our Ankeny, IA team can help you with that!

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Tooth Decay: Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment, Healthy Smile

When you think about tooth decay in a big picture sort of a way, you may simply find that it’s something that causes you some stress and that you’d rather not think about. However, when you break down the details regarding how to prevent it, how to have a cavity diagnosed (should one occur), what to do to overcome the existence of this decay, and how to then move on with your smile in a positive, healthy way … well … then things become much easier! Consider the easy-to-remember and easy-to-practice details with our Ankeny, IA team, so you can wave goodbye to decay concerns and hello to feeling confident about your smile care (no matter what)!

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