We Offer Emergency Dental Care

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When you have broken a tooth following an injury, or if you have sudden pain in your smile, this could mean you’re suffering from an issue that needs immediate attention. With emergency dentistry, your Des Moines, IA, dentist can see you outside of normal business hours to help repair your smile. In today’s blog, we talk about emergency care and offer tips to ease discomfort following your injury.


5 Reasons You May Need An Extraction

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As dentists, we offer multiple restorative treatments designed to repair teeth and treat issues that could cause them to become lost. However, sometimes oral health problems occur that require a tooth to be removed to prevent major oral health complications for the rest of the smile. In today’s blog, your Des Moines, IA, dentist looks at a few reasons we may prescribe an extraction.


Providing Relief For TMJ Disorder And Bruxism

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When our jaw joints become strained, or our smile ends up imbalanced, this could lead to painful symptoms related to common disorders. TMJ disorder, also known as TMD, and bruxism (chronic teeth grinding) impact many of us, and unless treated, could mean serious trouble for our smiles. In today’s blog, your Des Moines, IA, dentist explains how we provide relief for these disorders.


Preventing Disease with Periodontal Cleanings

3D illustration showing dentist tools and dental plaque on model. 3D illustration.Last week we discussed the dangers that can arise from internal infection and how you can prevent losing your tooth with a root canal treatment. While it is the step above extraction, there is yet more that can be done to prevent a tooth from becoming beyond saving. In this week’s blog post, your Des Moines, IA dentist at Gateway Dental Group will explain how a periodontal cleaning can not only protect your teeth from future harm, but prevent you from developing gum disease as well.


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