Month: November 2012

The Gum Disease Quiz, from Your Des Moines Dentist

Although it is not given as much attention as some of the more illustrious chronic diseases among us, gum disease is one of the most wide-spread afflictions in the country, perhaps the world. Over 80% of adults in America have the disease in some form or another (mild to severe). The destruction of unchecked gum… Read more »

Des Moines Cosmetic Dentist: Thanksgiving Takes on Teeth

The week of Thanksgiving rolls into the station. Around the country, people will fill the terminals of airports and train stations. Automobiles will test their fortitude against the cold of winter and the destruction of children moving across the country. No matter what your holiday travel plans look like, all of our teeth will likely… Read more »

Des Moines Cosmetic Dentist: Cranberries Good for Teeth

The arrival of November brings about an influx of travel arrangements, planning end-of-year parties, and preparations for a season of family gatherings. November also present a wealth of opportunities for people to indulge in their favorite holiday foods. Oven-roasted or fried turkeys will make their way onto the center of holiday spreads around Des Moines… Read more »

Snoring Cessation with Des Moines Sleep Apnea Dentist

Sleep plays an important role in everyone’s day-to-day activities. Without proper sleep, people could experience a drop in productivity at work or put people in danger behind the wheel. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that nearly 100,000 automobile accidents occur each year due to sleep-deprived drivers. Many people don’t obtain the proper amount… Read more »