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Sedation Dentistry Wes Des Moines
Sedation Dentistry
At Apex Dental, we take pride in our ability to provide comfortable care for patients with a real fear of the dental chair. Sometimes referred to as twilight sleep, dental IV sedation allows you to rest comfortably during your procedure with little to no memory of your dental treatment. Sedation is a great option for...
Tooth Extractions West Des Moines
Tooth extractions
The main goal of dentistry is to preserve your natural teeth and keep them healthy for as long as possible. There are times, however, when it is in your best interest (or your child's) to have a tooth extracted. This could be the case for a variety of reasons. Perhaps you have a tooth that...
Dental Implants West Des Moines
Dental Implants
Dental implants are a permanent and appealing solution to replace missing or extracted teeth. They are better than other alternatives like bridges because no additional teeth need to be altered to place the new tooth. Dental implants can be used to replace individual missing teeth, to replace an entire mouthful of teeth, or to support...
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Adult Cosmetic Orthodontics
We offer a variety of cosmetic tooth alignment options, including 6 Month Smiles invisible braces and Clear Correct clear aligners. An orthodontic consultation is always the first step in orthodontic treatment at Apex Dental. At this consultation, we seek to learn your concerns and desires, evaluate your current bite and tooth alignment, and develop a...
Pediatric Dentistry West Des Moines
Pediatric Dentistry
At Apex Dental, kids feel at home too! We provide your little ones with the same high-quality personalized care that you have received. Parents are always welcome to accompany their children into our treatment area for any appointment. We want to make sure that your entire family’s smiles are healthy and happy. Schedule an Appointment...
Nitrous Oxide - Des Moines
Nitrous Oxide
Some people experience anxiety when visiting the dentist. In order to avoid any stress or worry and accomplish a positive dental experience, Apex Dental offers a form of conscious sedation called nitrous oxide or "laughing gas". A colorless gas with a slightly sweet odor, nitrous oxide has been used in medicine for over a century....
Crowns and Veneers - Des Moines IA
Crowns, Bridges, Veneers
Crowns. Dental crowns are "caps" that cover your entire tooth. In order to place them, your tooth needs to be shaped before the crown is cemented over your remaining tooth structure. Crowns improve color, shape, and size of a tooth. Our crowns are made using state-of-the-art computer aided design and are fabricated from the strongest...
Cosmetic Dentistry West Des Moines
Cosmetic Dentistry
Cosmetic dental work is more than just aesthetic. At Apex Dental we provide a means for patients to improve their self-confidence and self-esteem through a perfect smile. Advances in technology, tools, and techniques provide our office with the ability to completely restore teeth that have been stained, chipped, crowded, broken or otherwise damaged. From teeth...
Tooth Fillings West Des Moines
Fillings and Restorative Dentistry
If you have suffered tooth decay or dental injury, Apex Dental can offer you a dental filling that is both durable and pleasing to the eye. Our dental fillings are comprised of composite resin, a high-quality material that can become virtually undetectable by matching the natural shade of your tooth. Our dental team can provide...
Tooth Witening Wes Des Moines
Tooth Whitening
Tooth whitening enhances the brightness of natural teeth, but it's not for everyone. We'll discuss before taking action, especially if you have: discolored or sensitive teeth, white spots or decay on your teeth, infected gums, a bridge, crown, or other dental work . The lifespan of whitened teeth can range from 4-12 months, depending on the...
Root Canals West Des Moines
Root Canals
The root canal procedure has a 95% success rate and is the preferred method to save an existing tooth whose nerve has become inflamed or infected. Typically, the infected nerve of the tooth results from severe tooth decay or trauma from a broken/chipped tooth. Tooth infections lead to swelling of the gums and cheek, and...
Laser Soft Tissue Surgery - Des Moines
Laser Soft Tissue Surgery
Dental diode lasers, sometimes called soft-tissue lasers, are ideal for procedures that involve cutting or contouring oral soft tissues. As a clinical tool, soft-tissue lasers offer a wide range of clinical treatment possibilities as they are capable of creating precision cuts in gingiva and other soft tissues while also eliminating bleeding at the site and...
Periodontal Tratment West Des Moines
Periodontal Treatment
Most adults have some form of gum disease, and many of those who have it don’t realize it. At Apex Dental, when you come in for a checkup, we don’t just check your teeth. We also check for gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, and oral cancer. Periodontal disease is an infection and, if...
Preventative Dentistry. West Des Moines
Preventive Dentistry
Regular ongoing care is one of the cornerstones of preventive dentistry. Routine appointments with our dental hygienists will ensure your teeth and gums are well maintained. We recommend dental checkups twice a year for patients with good oral health. This suggestion is in line with the American Dental Association’s recommendation. Your checkup will give us...
Dental Consultation West Des Moines
Exams and Consultations
There are many reasons to schedule a consultation with us. We routinely see patients for consultations to explore aesthetic options, including adult cosmetic orthodontics and veneers. Another common consultation is for an anxious patient wondering if sedation dentistry is an option for them. Wisdom tooth removal, missing tooth replacement (including dental implants), dentures and partials....all...
Dentures West Des Moines
Complete and Partial Dentures
Whether some or all of your natural teeth are missing, we may be able to restore the functionality of your mouth and aesthetics of your smile with dentures. Besides making your smile look better, dentures also improve the way your mouth functions overall. Dentures provide support for your cheeks and lips to reduce sagging of...
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TMJ Analysis and Therapy
TMJ stands for tempro-mandibular joint. The TMJ is the joint that connects the upper and lower jaw and is responsible for the opening and closing of your mouth. TMJ disorder is often characterized by pain and limited mobility in the jaw and surrounding tissue such as the muscles in the face and neck. TMJ disorder...
Sleep Anea Devices West Des Moines
Anti-Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Devices
If you’ve been told by a spouse or family member that you frequently snore and sometimes gasp for air during the night, you may be suffering from sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a disorder in which your airway becomes fully or partially blocked while you sleep, causing you to stop breathing during the night. When...