Why Pursue Restorative Treatment?

Close-up of female with open mouth during oral checkup at the dentist.DentistYour smile is arguably one of your greatest assets, as it is often the first attribute a person notices about you. Indeed, many patients place a great emphasis on their grin appearance, and a healthy smile is certainly a lifelong goal. Even if you are taking all of the necessary steps to keep your grin happy, however, bacteria, infection, and other concerns can all set in quickly and destroy the progress you have made. In today’s blog, your Cedar Rapids, IA dentist explains why restorative dentistry is important for your overall oral function and health, as well as what treatments can benefit you.

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Addressing Infected Teeth Roots

tooth anatomy on blue background.Fending off oral bacteria, tooth decay, gum infection, and a variety of other oral health concerns can be exhausting without the correct preventive dental routine. Indeed, from the foods you consume to the manner in which you care for your smile, nearly everything poses some form of threat. Without consistent preventive visits, you may not even notice a problem is occurring until it has already become too late. In today’s blog, your Cedar Rapids, IA dentist takes a look at the manner in which tooth decay spreads and causes damage, as well as how root canal therapy may be necessary to help.

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Protecting Tiny Smiles This Halloween

Little children trick or treating on HalloweenWhether you are aware of it or not, there is a lot that goes into your smile’s care. After all, nearly everything can negatively influence your health, including teeth-grinding, tooth decay, gum infection, and more. This is even more true as we approach the holiday season, as this time of year tends to be filled with lots of sugar candies and treats. In today’s blog, your Cedar Rapids, IA dentist would like to discuss the dental dangers that accompany excessive candy intake this Halloween, as well as what steps you can take to ensure proper oral health.

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Treatment For Chronic Teeth-Grinding

Dental attrition (Bruxism) resulting in loss of tooth tissue.  Medically accurate tooth 3D illustrationIt goes without saying that loving the smile you sport holds significant meaning for a lot of people. After all, many patients say that a brighter grin is indicative of a heightened sense of self-confidence, and everyone should be pleased with their smile. Still, however, there are countless threats out there that impact this goal. As a matter of fact, there are more than can be counted on two hands, and falling short in your preventive routine can significantly increase your chances of developing one. In today’s blog, your Cedar Rapids, IA dentist will take a look at a not-so-traditional source of dental complications known as bruxism, and how our team can provide treatment to help.

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Discussing Benefits Of Porcelain Veneers

Beautiful smile and white teeth of a young woman. Matching the shades of the implants or the process of teeth whitening.Taking care of your smile is a lifelong process, and one that certainly involves more steps and effort than many patients are willing to provide at times. Indeed, effective oral protection consists of brushing your teeth, closing, attending checkups, and paying mind to the ways foods and beverages interact with your smile. Still, however, sometimes a person’s biggest concern is not their health, but a surface-level crack or chip that hinders their appearance. In today’s blog, your Cedar Rapids, IA dentist discusses the many benefits of cosmetic dentistry, and how porcelain veneers offer significant improvements.

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Why You Should Attend Visits Twice A Year

Wonderful treatment. Dentist in ear loop face mask and gloves is holding dental instruments and checking the result of his professional work in the dental center.It goes without saying that restorative dentistry is a necessary and appreciated method of dental care, as it accommodates the times when a circumstance or situation is out of our control. What’s more? Situations involving poor or lackluster oral hygiene, physical accident, and injury, and everything else in-between can lead to significant complications and issues, and one of the only things we can do on our end is protect our smiles with a thorough preventive routine. In today’s blog, your Cedar Rapids, IA dentist explains why you should attend your routine checkups twice a year, as well as what to expect from your treatment.

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Ways Dental Crowns Protect Your Smile

Cantilever bridge made from ceramic, frontal tooth recovery. Medically accurate 3D animation of dental conceptWhile it may seem like all you have to do to maintain a healthy smile is brush your teeth, on the contrary, an effective dental routine consists of much more. Indeed, your smile is constantly on the defensive from a myriad of oral health threats, of which include dental decay and infection, to name a few. Without proper care, you will quickly find that the onset of these concerns is relatively immediate, though many people do not even notice there is an issue until it has progressed drastically. In today’s blog, your Cedar Rapids, IA dentist discusses the need for restorative dentistry, and how a dental crown can provide protection in more ways than one.

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