Category: Restorative Dentistry

Your Dental Checkups: Are You On Track Or Off Track?

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… Read more »

Restorative Care: 3 Gifts It Offers Patients

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… Read more »

Unexpected Broken Tooth: Reasons This Happens

One of the things we notice from our patients is that beyond the frustration of dealing with a broken tooth is the frustration that comes from not understanding why it happened in the first place. In certain instances, things just don’t go your way and accidents lead to trauma. In other cases, it’s often something… Read more »

Really: Your Toothache Isn’t Always A Cavity!

You may assume that the second you end up with a toothache, it means that you definitely have tooth decay. You just know that you have a cavity, you figure you might even have an infection, and this causes you some stress. Of course, nobody likes dealing with decay. However, our Ankeny, IA team reminds… Read more »

Remember Simple Tips To Prevent Chips And Cracks

You don’t want to chip your teeth. You don’t want to crack them either. Though our Ankeny, IA practice can help you with dental care that with fix either one of these problems, avoiding them altogether and enjoying the complete and comfortable, fully functional, beautiful smile you’re so accustomed to is always preferable. While little… Read more »

Toothaches: What You Should Do About That Sensation!

You know that you should probably do something about your toothache. However, considering the fact that when you really start thinking about it, there seem to be quite a lot of options, you might have some trouble figuring out the right choice (or choices). As you probably realize already, lots of people end up with… Read more »

Making Sure A Tooth With A Cavity Receives Expert Care

The successful treatment of a cavity is a matter of stopping decay, and ensuring that your tooth is properly restored after that removal of damaged tissue. Thanks to the use of modern restorations, your Ankeny, IA dentist is able to provide you with dental work that keeps your tooth safe, while also letting your smile… Read more »

Providing Care To Fully Restore Your Smile After A Cavity

If a cavity develops, your tooth will require restorative dental care – there is no at-home remedy for this problem you can rely on. Restoring your tooth will involve the careful removal of damaged material, as well as treatment to address this loss of material. Based on the severity of decay, you will receive a… Read more »

When You Need An Extraction

When it’s time for a tooth extraction, it can feel like the most overwhelming moment at first. You wonder why you need your tooth removed, of course. You wonder what the experience is going to be like. Then, you wonder what’s going to happen later. This is a very normal response and one that we… Read more »

Restorative Care Quiz: Testing Your Knowledge

When your smile is in peak condition, you come to us for preventive visits, you go home and care for your smile, and the cycle repeats. However, when you come in for a visit and you require assistance with a dental-related disease or damage, it’s time for a new type of dental service: You need… Read more »