Learning More About Teenage Dentistry

As a teen, you are often faced with several risks that can put your teeth in harm's way. Beyond this, there's also a lot of risks involved with peer pressure influences that constantly lead to damage to your mouth. Making sure you're effectively caring for your teeth throughout your teen years is a crucial aspect of teenage dentistry to ensure... read more »

Tooth-Colored Dental Fillings

If a patient has tooth decay, Dr. Holly Krystek may recommend a dental filling in Muscatine, Iowa. A dental filling is used to fill the area of a tooth where decay was removed. Dental fillings can also be used to fix broken or chipped teeth, or teeth that are worn down. How is a dental filling placed? Local anesthetic is... read more »

Oral Cancer: Top Risk Factors

Cancer is a disease in which cells grow uncontrollably and invade and damage the surrounding tissues. Oral cancer can occur in the lips, tongue, cheeks, floor of the mouth, and hard palate. These cancers can be life threatening if they are not detected, diagnosed, and treated early. When you visit Lifetime Dentistry for your dental exam and cleaning, Dr. Holly... read more »