Using Extractions To Prevent Wisdom Tooth Impaction

Some people don’t need to worry about wisdom teeth. However, many of us will develop serious complications should wisdom teeth erupt. In order to protect smiles in Des Moines, IA, we will often perform a safe and comfortable extraction, removing these teeth before they put your oral health in danger. How do we extract these teeth, and what impact will these additional teeth have on your smile?

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Stopping Your TMJ-Related Headaches With Appliance Therapy

If you often experience headaches or pain in your jaw, then you may be suffering from the common symptoms of TMJ disorder. Without treatment, TMD may even cause problems opening and closing your mouth. Fortunately, we help patients in Des Moines, IA, with oral appliance therapy. How do custom-made appliances stop TMD and when should a patient see us for treatment?

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What To Expect From Your Checkup And Cleaning

If we asked you how much time has passed since your last checkup and cleaning, what would you say? A year? Two years or more? Often, people assume that checkups and cleanings are very minor and not necessary for a person’s health. Unfortunately, this allows oral health issues to develop and threaten a smile’s stability and appearance. In today’s blog, we’re explaining why our Des Moines, IA, patients need checkups and cleanings, and what to expect from these visits.

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