We may lose teeth to everything from injury to advanced periodontal disease. However, once a gap forms in the smile, filling that gap is paramount for avoiding serious complications for your smile’s health and beauty. In today’s blog, your Charles City, IA, dentist looks at the benefits of placing bridges or dentures to address minor and severe cases of missing teeth.
Have you noticed your teeth suddenly feeling sensitive or aching? Often, regular pain in and around your teeth could mean the presence of a serious oral health issue, such as tooth decay or even a dental infection. In today’s blog, we’re looking at the importance of treating these concerns early, and when to see your Charles City, IA, dentist.
Your Charles City, IA, dentist understands the importance of an attractive smile. To ensure you enjoy a new year with a new smile, we may suggest a unique treatment option. Porcelain veneers address more than just one cosmetic issue. In fact, we can use them to correct a wide array of esthetic issues, including discoloration, minor damage, and even the appearance of misalignment.
Having a cavity is a big deal. If you don’t treat it as soon as possible, it will only get worse, along with the discomfort and risks that it causes. Many people also believe that treating their cavities means receiving a metal filling, which will forever mar their smiles’ appearance. Fortunately, that doesn’t have to be true! With modern tooth fillings, many of the misconceptions about cavity treatment are no longer factors, and their benefits may be more important for your smile than you realize. (more…)
Are you ready for Thanksgiving? With the holiday season finally here, many people will be looking forward to family gatherings and parties. In order to ensure your smile looks its best at these events, you should consider seeing your Charles City, IA, dentist for teeth whitening. Let’s look at how our cosmetic treatments remove stains!
With Thanksgiving around the corner, time is running out to schedule a visit for a checkup and cleaning. Routine visits help protect children and adults alike from serious oral health concerns, from cavities to gum disease. In today’s blog, your Charles City, IA, dentist will look at what we can do protect smiles, and how often you should see us for a checkup and cleaning!
If you have dental insurance, or a flex spending account, then you have benefits and money that could expire at the end of December. Instead of letting these benefits expire without being used, why not schedule a visit with your Charles City, IA, dentist? Our team can offer a custom treatment plan and help you enjoy optimal oral health and smile beauty before 2019 passes us by!
Do you feel anxious about visiting the dentist? If so, then you’re definitely not alone. Studies show that anywhere between 8% and 15% of people in the United States experiences some form of dental anxiety, and this anxiety, whether based on lack of experience or bad prior visits, could stand between you and a healthy smile. In order to help our Charles City, IA, patients obtain the care they need, we offer sedation dentistry to address dental anxiety.
Halloween is a fun holiday, a chance to dress up in costumes and take your kids trick or treating. However, all that candy won’t just give your kids a tummy ache, but could also increase the risk of tooth decay. In today’s blog, your Charles City, IA, dentist talks about tips for keeping smiles healthy and cavity-free.
Dental implants are very different from traditional bridges or removable dentures. Not only do they last longer, but they can provide a more secure solution to tooth loss. In today’s blog, your Charles City, IA, dentist will be looking at the benefits of dental implants, and how we can help you enjoy optimal oral health and a full smile.