Category: Restorative Dentistry

When Is Extraction Good For Your Smile?

We often use treatments to repair damaged teeth and prevent them from becoming lost. However, sometimes there are serious issues that even a filling or crown cannot address. To prevent major complications, many of which could mean further tooth loss, we may extract the tooth completely. In today’s blog, your Des Moines, IA, dentist looks… Read more »

How Do Dental Implants Improve Long-Term Oral Health?

Did you know that losing one or more of your natural teeth could lead to long-term consequences for the health and beauty of your smile? Often, preventing issues like the onset of an aged appearance means placing one or multiple dental implants. In today’s blog, your Des Moines, IA, dentist explains the benefits of dental… Read more »

A New Smile With Custom Full Dentures

Partial dentures are not the only option for addressing more severe cases of tooth loss. Your Des Moines, IA, dentist can help patients with total, or near-total, tooth loss by creating a custom-made denture. In addition, we also have the ability to secure them with advanced dental implant technology!

Preserving Smiles With A Partial Denture

What if you have tooth loss too severe for a dental bridge to address? If you have a more severe case of tooth loss, but don’t yet require a full denture, then you may need to talk to your Des Moines, IA, dentist about a partial. In today’s blog, we’re looking at how we create… Read more »

Rebuild Your Smile With A Dental Bridge

When you lose a tooth (or more than one), this could cause problems for the function and beauty of your smile, leading to serious complications with time. To protect your smile and restore function, health, and beauty, your Des Moines, IA, dentist may suggest replacing lost teeth with a secure and lifelike dental bridge!

Restoring Your Smile With Partial And Full Crowns

A damaged tooth, or one that aches, could mean the presence of decay or infection and unless treated, the risk of an unsightly gap in your smile! However, your Des Moines, IA, dentist may be able to restore teeth with custom-made and lifelike dental restorations known as crowns. In today’s blog, we’re looking at the… Read more »

How Does A Root Canal Save Infected Teeth?

When a tooth becomes infected, you not only suffer from serious discomfort, but run the risk of losing the tooth altogether, leading to more severe complications. However, with a root canal treatment, your Des Moines, IA, dentist has an opportunity to treat the issue and save your tooth from loss due to infection or abscess.

We Offer Fillings That Look Natural!

When you have a cavity, treatment is crucial to prevent a minor issue from causing serious discomfort or increasing the risk of infection. Fortunately, we can address cavities with a treatment that not only lasts for years to come, but also looks natural. In today’s blog, your Des Moines, IA, dentist discusses the benefits of… Read more »

When Does A Tooth Need To Be Extracted?

We have an array of lifelike restorative options to save damaged or decayed teeth, preserving your smile’s health and stability. However, sometimes preserving overall oral health actually means removing a tooth completely. In today’s blog, your Des Moines, IA, dentist is looking at how we remove a tooth and when we may prescribe this procedure.

Treating Your Dental Infection

Your Des Moines, IA, dentist is currently only offering emergency care for our patients on a case-by-case basis. However, an infected tooth, or one with severe decay, still needs attention, as this could lead to major issues of your smile’s health, beauty, and function. When should you contact our team about an infection, and how… Read more »