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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions call us at (515) 987-1305.

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Smile Gallery
... Replacing missing teeth with a bridge and lightening the color of the adjacent teeth...

Dental Services
... Services we offer include: Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy again Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect disease at a curable stage Orthodontic Treatment, to move teeth into the right position Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy, to prevent tooth loss Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Professional Teeth Cleanings, to maintain good oral health Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment, to save an infected tooth Sealants, to protect children's teeth from decay Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMJ/TMD Treatment, for chronic jaw pain Tooth Extractions, when a tooth is hopelessly damaged or decayed Emergency Dental Treatment If you have a life-threatening or severe injury, call 911 or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room...

A Toothless Tiger?
... Fortunately, contemporary dentistry offers several good solutions for the problem of missing teeth...

Give Yourself the Gift of a New Smile
...If damaged or missing teeth are what’s bothering you, you’ll be happy to know that there are lots of good options for replacing them...

How to Treat the Problem of Teeth that Never Developed
...While most of these congenitally missing teeth are wisdom teeth, they can also include premolars or lateral incisors (the teeth right next to the two front teeth, the central incisors)...

Johnny's Teeth Aren't Rotten Any More
...Photos show that he also had missing teeth, which, sources say, he opted to replace with dental implants...

Dentures with Implants Could Help You Avoid Bone Loss
...This can help slow or even stop the cycle of bone loss with missing teeth...

Getting a New 'Tooth in a Day' Will Depend on Your Bone Health
...But bone loss, a common consequence of missing teeth or dental disease, can reduce bone volume to less than what's needed to place an implant...

Teens May Need a Temporary Restoration for Missing Teeth
While not as prevalent as adults, teenagers can have missing teeth, usually from injury or from never having been formed...

Here Is How We May Be Able to Bring an Impacted Tooth Where It Should Be
...This exam will reveal not only what may be going on with the missing teeth, but how the whole bite has been affected...

3 Benefits of Dental Implants to Replace Missing Teeth
Here's the bad news on the overall state of dental health in the United States: Over 120 million people have one or more missing teeth—roughly one American in three...

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