Did You Know Your Dentist Can Help with Snoring?

Snoring is a common habit, and while some people may never snore, others may do it constantly. In some cases, it can be so consistent that it may have an impact on your health and wellbeing. At our Charles City, IA, dentist’s office, we can often help patients address chronic snoring conditions and help them sleep more peacefully with the help of a custom-designed sleep appliance. If you have chronic sleep apnea – a sleep disorder that can be related to chronic snoring – then an appliance may help you alleviate it, as well. (more…)

Schedule Your Summer Checkup And Cleaning!

When was the last time you scheduled a visit to see your Charles City, IA, dentist for a checkup and cleaning? Often, we find patients may not quite realize how these routine visits help protect smiles from serious issues, including tooth decay and gum disease, and how they may offer the earliest possible diagnosis of oral cancer. Let’s look at why you should schedule your checkup and cleaning visit soon!


How Do I Respond To A Dental Emergency?

We consider a dental emergency any damage to your teeth or gums, provided the injury isn’t life threatening (at which point you should call 911 or proceed to the nearest emergency room). When you contact your Charles City, IA, dentist for emergency care, we will often see you the same day to treat the issue. In today’s blog, we’re looking at different ways our patients can respond to an emergency to limit discomfort before they see us!


What Benefits Will A Root Canal Offer?

What happens if your tooth develops a cavity so severe a filling may not be enough? What if your tooth becomes infected or abscessed? For these issues, we may restore the health and function of the smile using root canal therapy. A comfortable restorative treatment, root canals help stop the progression of decay and infection, safeguarding the overall health of smiles in Charles City, IA.