Month: July 2021

Don’t Become Stuck With TMJ Disorder

TMJ disorder, also known as TMD, could lead to strained jaw joints and even damaged smiles. To offer relief, you may need to see your Des Moines, IA, dentist. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at the common warning signs and causes of TMD, and also discuss possible treatment with a simple and comfortable… Read more »

Could Teeth Grinding Damage My Smile?

If you grind and clench your teeth on a nightly basis, this could lead to cracked or chipped teeth. To avoid these injuries and find relief, your Des Moines, IA, dentist may suggest treatment with an oral appliance, or changes to your daily routine. In today’s blog, let’s look at what you can do to… Read more »

Manage Your Gum Health With A Periodontal Cleaning

When you develop the warning signs of gingivitis or the early stages of gum disease, you need care to avoid the risk of uncomfortable symptoms and tooth loss. One way to start managing your oral health is with a scaling and root planing. In today’s blog, your Des Moines, IA, dentist talks about managing gum… Read more »

You Need Consistent Checkups And Cleanings

When we have the opportunity to examine and clean your smile on a periodic basis, this helps prevent issues like tooth decay and gum disease. Which is why your Des Moines, IA, dentist recommends seeing us for a checkup and cleaning every six months. In today’s blog, we’re explaining what to expect from these visits!

Taking Steps To Safeguard Smiles This Summer

Summer is a time for your family to hit the road, relax a little, and enjoy a little downtime. However, these interruptions to our usual routine could create an environment where tooth decay and gum disease thrive. In today’s blog, your Des Moines, IA, dentist explains how to keep smiles of all ages healthy all… Read more »