Month: February 2020

What To Do When You Face A Dental Emergency

A quick response to a dental emergency situation can help alleviate discomfort and prevent complications. In today’s blog, your Des Moines, IA, dentist looks at how to respond to common issues, from chipped teeth to loose crowns, and when you should see our team. Remember, fast action is crucial for avoiding discomfort and complications down… Read more »

When Does Your Smile Benefit From Extraction?

While our restorative dental treatments are meant to help repair and preserve your teeth, sometimes enjoying a healthy smile means we actually need to remove one or more of your teeth. In today’s blog, your Des Moines, IA, dentist looks at how we safely and comfortably extract a tooth, and when your smile benefits from… Read more »

Does My Headache Mean I Need Treatment For TMJ/Bruxism?

Frequent headaches or migraines could be caused by a number of factors, but for some, they could be related to the smile. When our jaw joints undergo strain, the onset of TMJ disorder and /or bruxism is possible, and these disorders could lead to headaches and other serious complications. In today’s blog, your Des Moines,… Read more »

What Kind Of Cleaning Does My Smile Need?

A routine dental cleaning is crucial for maintaining healthy smiles, as this is the only way to truly remove all plaque and tartar from the surfaces of your teeth. But did you know there are two very different kinds of cleaning? One is part of your routine care, and the other is essential for reversing… Read more »