Month: July 2019

Preserving Your Smile With Implant Dentistry

If you lose one or more of your natural teeth, then over time you could also lose jawbone density, impacting your smile’s stability and even your facial structure. In order to replace missing teeth and preserve smiles in Des Moines, IA, then our team may offer implant dentistry. Find out how dental implants address missing… Read more »

Replacing Teeth With Removable Dentures

In a previous blog, we discussed how a dental bridge is perfect for addressing minor tooth loss, such as one to three missing teeth in a row. But what if you suffer from more substantial tooth loss? What if several teeth have become lost, or a majority of them? To return smiles to proper function… Read more »

What’s the Next Step if You Have Gum Disease?

When you visit your dentist for a regular dental checkup and cleaning, carefully examining your smile is one of the most important aspects of your care. When doing so, your dentist may notice signs of gingivitis – the first phase of gum disease – which could become a serious threat if ignored. In fact, untreated… Read more »

Securing A Dental Bridge With Dental Implants

Did you know that losing even one tooth could increase the risk of misalignment, TMJ disorder, bruxism, and in some cases, further tooth loss? To avoid oral health complications, you should seek tooth replacement as soon as possible. With a dental bridge, we can offer Des Moines, IA, patients lifelike tooth replacement for between one… Read more »

Can Crowns Look Natural?

A crown covers the entirety of your tooth above the gum line, offering a restorative solution to serious damage and oral health issues. But how do they look? Are metal options the only choice available for patients in need of restoration? In today’s blog, we’re going to look at how we create lifelike dental crowns,… Read more »