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As Halloween rounds the corner and heads toward us, it’s important to take good care of your smile, especially because of all the sugary candies and treats available. So, we encourage you to brush your teeth twice a day and floss your teeth at least once a day. However, our Lifepoint Dental Partners team understands… Read More »

It’s the age-old question that always seems to have far too many answers. Here at Lifepoint Dental Partners in Ankeny, Iowa, one of the questions we’re most often asked is if sugar really is bad for the health of your teeth. The short answer is yes. So let’s take an in-depth look at why our… Read More »

A winning smile plays in your favor in so many social situations. Many people who are struggling with stained teeth often consult with Dr. Lifepoint Dental Partners to explore their options for a brighter, whiter smile. Regardless of the depth of the stains on your teeth, you should always consult with your dentist before you… Read More »

You’ve probably heard about cold sores and canker sores, but what do you know about the two? While the two may seem very similar, there are a number of differences between the two. Similarly, do you ever wonder what you can do to avoid canker sores and cold sores—or what you can do to address… Read More »

Have you ever had someone ask to use your toothbrush? You probably wondered if you should share, but thought it couldn’t cause any serious trouble. Unfortunately, sharing your toothbrush can actually lead to another of series problems—even if you just share once. As you’ve probably guessed, a toothbrush can hold many germs, and you could… Read More »

There are many facets to a truly effective oral hygiene routine. The American Dental Association and the dental professionals at Lifepoint Dental Partners offer these key insights to help you maintain a healthy mouth. When shopping for oral hygiene products, you should only purchase products that have earned the ADA Seal of Acceptance. Products that… Read More »

When shopping for oral hygiene products, it can sometimes be challenging to separate cosmetic oral hygiene products with fancy marketing messages from truly effective products that belong in your oral hygiene routine. American Dental Association understands these challenges. In 1931, they started their Seal of Acceptance Program to help consumers identify the quality oral hygiene… Read More »

We have all had a time or two when we’ve accidentally bitten on our tongue while eating food or chewing gum. While this can often cause a nip of pain, it rarely leads to any significant injury. However, there are some rare instances when a fall, blow to the face, or other accident can cause… Read More »

We know that planning a wedding can be a stressful thing. And with so much to worry about, it can be easy to let a few things slip through the cracks. At Lifepoint Dental Partners, we don’t think one of those things should be your smile. After all, the happiest day of your life should… Read More »

Many people deal with bothersome dental flaws like discoloration, crookedness, chipped teeth, and other issues that can’t be solved at home. Instead of being ashamed of your teeth, why don’t you look into cosmetic dentistry in Ankeny, Iowa? Lifepoint Dental Partners is proud to offer smile-enhancing treatment to boost your pearly whites. If you struggle… Read More »

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  • Ankeny
  • Ames
  • Cedar Rapids
  • Des Moines
  • West DSM

Ankeny Location

2785 N. Ankeny Blvd
Ankeny, IA 50023

515.965.5999

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Ames Location

137 Lynn Ave.
Ames, IA 50014

515.292.7262

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Cedar Rapids Location

2335 Blairs Ferry Rd. NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

319.378.4100

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Des Moines Location

3311 SW 9th St. #200
Des Moines, IA 50315

515.243.7641

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West Des Moines Location

1903 E.P. True Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50265

515.224.1618

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