Month: January 2015

Are Ergonomic Toothbrushes All That?

Brushing your teeth seems pretty straight forward. There is only one way to do it, although dentists do recommended starting in a different spot each time you brush. That way no one spot gets brushed less because you became tired or bored. By rotating where you begin, all your teeth get equal attention. Although the… Read more »

Porcelain Veneer FAQs

Have you heard of porcelain veneers but wondered what they actually are? When you look at the smiles of movie stars you are often looking at veneers. Veneers can improve your smile with an easy, non-invasive procedure and only two dental visits. No longer are smile makeovers only at the finger tips of the rich… Read more »

Terrace Hill Governor’s Mansion

Do you appreciate architecture; enjoy visiting beautiful houses and majestic buildings? Do you love to learn about the local history of your area? Well you can do all that right here in Des Moines, Iowa. The Iowa State Capitol is one of the most beautiful in the country. Founded circa 1843, Des Moines has buildings… Read more »

Straight Spine Straight Teeth

You’re probably wondering what a straight spine has to do with straight teeth, but believe it or not…a lot. Straight posture is very important to your overall health and well being. Bad posture can even contribute to depression. In fact, studies show that when your chin is up you are more likely to have good… Read more »

The Culinary Arts

Do you or a member of your family enjoy the culinary arts? What better time to indulge that interest than in the winter time when food, snacks, and beverages bring us warmth and comfort. Perhaps you’ve been interested in the culinary arts for some time but have never pursued that interest. How about now? The… Read more »

What is Osteonecrosis of the Jaw?

Have you ever heard of osteonecrosis? It sounds a lot like osteoporosis, and they are sort of similar, but they aren’t exactly the same. They both have to do with bones. Osteonecrosis of the jaw bone can be a serious issue and it can affect your dentition. You usually find out you have osteonecrosis when… Read more »

Longview Golf Centre: Iowa’s Golf Dome

Are you an avid golfer? Have you considered taking up golf? Are you looking for a sport your family can enjoy together? If you are an avid golfer, no need to give up golfing this winter. If you are considering learning how to play golf, no need to wait until the nice weather returns. If… Read more »

Cold Weather and your Oral Cavity

Cold weather can be hard on your joints, skin, and your oral cavity. You can tell it’s winter when your lips become chapped, but the inside of your mouth is vulnerable to the winter weather as well. Dry winter air, cold wind, and low humidity indoors not only dehydrate your lips, but your oral mucosa… Read more »