Category: Tooth Anatomy

Don’t Overthink Root Canal Treatment

Des Moines general dentist, Dr. Burds, is well aware that mental comfort is often a result of reputation and knowing what to expect. In this way, root canal treatments have received a bum rap.Root canal treatments are actually considered conservative dental procedures, believe it or not. Not much more complicated than a filling, if you have a… Read more »

Des Moines Dentist Presents—The Human Tooth: Crown and Root

Education is a vital part of your good dental health. For instance, understanding the dangers of dental plaque can motivate you to maintain a strict dental hygiene routine, improving your chances of preventing dental diseases. Also, knowing the components of your oral health and how they interact can help you better understand the diseases that… Read more »

Des Moines Dentist Talks Bones and Teeth

Your bones and your teeth share remarkable similarities. Some people even believe the two tissues to be basically the same, with the exception of your teeth being exposed and your bones concealed. While it is true that bone and tooth enamel start with the same calcium-phosphate crystal building material, there are more differences between the… Read more »