Month: September 2012

The Negative Effect of Soft Drinks on Teeth

Momentary satisfaction can result in long-lasting repercussions, especially when it comes to oral health. Studies repeatedly indicate that the acid in soft drinks erode tooth enamel from the first moment of consumption. However, the acidic nature of sodas alone isn’t the only thing to be concerned about. Without proper restraint, soda drinkers are leaving themselves susceptible… Read more »

What You Didn’t Know About Missing Teeth

Your teeth are more important than you think. If you are missing a tooth, you may notice that chewing and speaking are more difficult. If you are missing an anterior tooth you may be embarrassed to show a gapped smile. However, tooth loss can have even more far-reaching consequences on your oral health. Missing Teeth… Read more »

Dental Bonding FAQs answered by Des Moines Dentist

What makes up dental bonding? Also called cosmetic bonding, dental bonding is made from composite resin. You may already be familiar with this material as composite resin is used for a variety of dental treatments. Composite resin is used for cosmetic bonding, white fillings, and to attach porcelain veneers to the front of teeth. The… Read more »