Tag: porcelain veneers Ankeny IA

The What, How, and Why of the “Instant Smile Makeover”

Surprisingly strong and exceedingly lifelike, porcelain veneers make up a crucial part of many smile makeover treatment plans. While many people assume that “getting veneers” means having these thin sheaths of porcelain placed on all the front teeth, some cosmetic treatment plans only include veneering one or two teeth. Today, we’re taking a closer look… Read more »

Are Fuller Lips the Key to True Love?

Valentine’s Day is rapidly approaching and while a sense of humor and a confident, friendly attitude are important to establishing long term romance, lovely lips might be the key to nabbing a first date. Research reveals that fuller lips might be the key to helping women attract the attention of a potential date. Genetics play… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentist: When Teeth Whitening Won’t Work

Although effective in most situations, teeth whitening treatments may fail to remove certain stains from teeth. For this reason, your Ankeny IA cosmetic dentist, Dr. Erika Peddicord, encourages her patients to attend a consultation before choosing a treatment. During a consultation, Dr. Peddicord can examine your teeth to make sure they are healthy enough to… Read more »

Fast Smile Transformations from Your Ankeny Dentist

When you smile, is there a little voice in the back of your head saying “Don’t show your teeth”? If so, your self-confidence is suffering. You may spend time examining your teeth in the mirror, willing them to become straighter, brighter. Unfortunately, teeth do not chance by force of will, and as you begin to… Read more »