How Do Veneers Correct Misalignment Without Braces?

If you have issues with the alignment of your teeth, then the overall health of your smile can suffer. In addition to problems with your smile’s appearance, misalignment also poses a greater risk of tooth decay, gum disease, and TMJ disorder. However, did you know that we can often correct the appearance of smiles in Johnston, IA, with porcelain veneers?

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Schedule Your Child’s Back To School Visit!

If you’re a parent, odds are you’re currently helping your kids gather supplies and shop for new clothes for the upcoming school year. We know this time of year can be hectic, but we hope you don’t forget about their smiles! We always urge our Urbandale, IA, patients to bring their children in for a back to school visit, to make sure they’re ready for the new school year.

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Do I Have A Cavity?

Your tooth hurts. What does that mean? Often, that means you may have a cavity. Without treatment, this common but serious oral health issue can lead to major complications, including an infected tooth that may require a root canal! Let’s look at how our patients in Urbandale, IA, can recognize tooth decay.

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How Does A Root Canal Save Infected Teeth?

A dental infection can arise for a number of different reasons, from poor oral hygiene to injury. However, once an infection sets in, your tooth will require treatment quickly, otherwise an extraction may be needed to prevent the spread of infection. Fortunately, we can use a root canal to save an infected teeth and restore the smiles of our Johnston, IA patients.

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