Month: January 2020

Why Do Smiles Need A Six-Month Exam?

Did you know that the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends a visit every six months for kids, teens, and adults? We agree! A regular visit for a thorough dental exam is vital for maintaining better oral health and keeping your teeth bright and healthy. In today’s blog, your Des Moines, IA, dentist is talking about… Read more »

How Does An Oral Appliance Stop Sleep Apnea?

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) means serious trouble for your health and quality of life, as this disorder prevents you from obtaining good rest each night. In order to stop the issue and restore your quality of life, your Des Moines, IA, dentist may recommend a custom-made sleep appliance. How does an oral appliance help you… Read more »

Can Dental Implants Really Last A Lifetime?

A dental bridge often lasts about 10 to 15 years. A denture may need replacement after about 5 to 10 years. But what if there was an option that could last for decades, possibly even a lifetime? With dental implants, your Des Moines, IA, dentist could offer an new tooth that looks natural and restores… Read more »

What Type Of Bridge Will My Smile Need?

If you have lost one or more teeth, don’t let a gap in your smile lead to problems with your oral health. Instead, talk to your Des Moines, IA, dentist about our dental bridges. With a custom prosthetic, we can help improve the function and beauty of your smile. Which type of bridge will you… Read more »

An Attractive Way to Straighten Your Teeth

While they may help to create a beautiful smile, traditional braces are often undesirable for teenagers and adults who find metal orthodontics unattractive. Luckily, there is a more attractive alternative for straightening your crooked teeth. In today’s blog, your Des Moines, IA, dentist will discuss the process and benefits of Invisalign® clear aligners.