Dental Care

A Closer Look at X-Rays

You probably recall your dental x-rays as the time your dentist or hygienist places a heavy apron over you, tells you to bite down on a piece of plastic and hold still. Maybe afterwards, your get to see the skeleton of your mouth! But what role do x-rays play in your dental health?

Thanks to x-rays, dentists can diagnose and treat many dental problems before you even know you have them. They give professionals the whole picture, as opposed to what lies only on the surface.

 

What are x-rays?

Feeling Sensitive?

Tooth Sensitivity

July is National Ice Cream month! Hooray!

However, nearly 1 in every 8 Americans cringe at the thought of sinking their teeth into an ice-cold cone because they suffer from a condition called dentin hypersensitivity, more commonly referred to as sensitive teeth.

 

What causes sensitivity and how do I know if I have it?

Dental Care Encouraged by Iowa Healthiest State Initiative

Dental Care - Iowa Healthiest State Initiative - Family SmileCare Center- Cedar Rapids

Healthiest State Initiative Strives for Better Well-Being for Iowans

The State of Iowa strives to be among the healthiest states in America, and the Healthiest State Initiative recognized the need and benefits of routine dental care for all adults in the February Newsletter.

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