Month: September 2013

What is an Eruption Cyst? Des Moines Dentist Answers

There’s nothing more joyous, wondrous, and sometimes frightening than being a parent. People are resilient, even when they’re just starting out in life. Babies can give us scares, however, especially because their ability to communicate is limited to crying. When you see a physical sign of distress that you don’t expect, it can set off… Read more »

Fall Eating Tips from Des Moines Dentist

Have you been enjoying that fall bite in the air? Some places in our country are already starting to feel downright cold. Others might be a bit on the warm side, but there’s still a feeling when the seasons change. Fall can conjure up fond memories and even set off cravings for particular foods. Unfortunately,… Read more »

Crown Quiz from Des Moines Dentist

We recently educated you about crowns, which are a terrific (and fairly common) solution when you have a damaged or injured tooth. Whether you have an accident or your tooth has become decayed down to the dental pulp, when infection spreads far enough, you’ll require reinforcement. To see how much of the prior information you… Read more »

TMJ Quiz from Des Moines Dentist

If you have TMJ discomfort, you are well aware of how distracting it can be to a normal quality-of-life. Even if you have no jaw issues, you should be conscious of the fact that they can crop up at any moment. Des Moines dentist, Dr. Stephen Burds, helps patients with TMJ dysfunctions all the time…. Read more »