Month: July 2013

Des Moines, IA Dentist Challenges You to a Cavity Quiz

Cavities are on the top of the list of most people’s dental concerns. With proper oral hygiene and biannual cleanings and checkups, you stand a good chance of living your life with relatively few cavities, if any at all. They do happen, however, so don’t panic if your Des Moines IA dentist, Dr. Steve Burds… Read more »

Des Moines IA Dentist Lists Several Potential Causes of a Broken Tooth

We often don’t think of teeth as breakable. After all, they are very strong and go about their daily business of cutting, tearing, and crushing food without complaint and, typically, without failure. Unfortunately, however, teeth can break under certain circumstances. Here to discuss the circumstances that can cause a broken tooth is your Des Moines… Read more »

Des Moines IA Dentist Discusses the Advantages of Porcelain Veneers

Do you want to transform the smile you see when you look in the mirror? Would you like the transformation to be a quick one? If so, porcelain veneers may be the best option for you. Thin porcelain shells that attach to the front surface of teeth, porcelain veneers can renew a smile in just… Read more »

Des Moines IA Dentist Shares Three Benefits of Implant-Supported Dentures

Do your dentures tend to slip and slide around your mouth? Do you find it difficult to speak without slurring your words? If so, your dentures probably do not fit properly into your mouth. Over time, even the best fitting dentures will fit less securely, owing to way that the friction from wearing dentures tends… Read more »