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Alternative Text Posted November 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Services
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DDS vs. DMD: A Dental Degree Breakdown

If you are looking for a dentist in Waukee, you may have picked up on the fact that there are two types of dental degrees – DDS and DMD. Perhaps you’ve noticed that there are far more of one than the other, or maybe they are split 50/50.  Either way, you’re probably wondering what the […]

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Alternative Text Posted November 12, 2021 / Blog, Patient Care
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Don’t Get Kicked in the Teeth! The Importance of Mouthguards in Sports Safety

It’s no secret that residents of Iowa love sports! The folks around here work hard and play just as hard, whether it’s football, baseball, basketball, or numerous other high-impact sports that can cause harm to your family’s mouths—at least 13% of all oral injuries happen during sports activities. Drs. Michael & Blake Louscher wants you […]

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Alternative Text Posted October 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Services
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The Tooth About Teeth Grinding

Headaches in Waukee are a dime a dozen. We all know the frustration of having your day interrupted by throbbing, shooting pains in the head. If you suffer from frequent headaches that never seem to go away, Drs. Michael & Blake Louscher would like you to know about bruxism, or teeth grinding.  At Lush Family […]

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Alternative Text Posted October 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Services
Lush Family Dental

The Importance of Dental X-Rays

The technology of dental medicine is advancing by the minute. There are now sophisticated techniques for diagnosing and tracking oral cancer, correcting crooked teeth in less than a year, treating periodontitis (advanced gum disease) without surgery, and much more. Yet, when it comes down to diagnosing issues and creating an effective treatment plan, nothing beats […]

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Alternative Text Posted September 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
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Veneers Can Give You Back Your Smile!

Having a great smile is a privilege that everyone should enjoy. The confidence that comes from having genuine pride in your pearly whites is irreplaceable. However, many of us struggle with imperfections in our teeth. Broken, chipped, cracked, stained, and crooked teeth can really put a damper on your smile. At Lush Family Dental, we […]

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Alternative Text Posted September 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Technology
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Caring for Your Dentures

The image of a glass full of false teeth on the nightstand is plastered all throughout popular culture. You would think that soaking your dentures in water and cleaner is sufficient, but Drs. Michael & Blake Louscher reminds us that proper denture care requires more than just that.  In fact, denture maintenance is an important part of […]

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Alternative Text Posted August 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health, Dental Services
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Stop Tooth Pain & Sensitivity Now!

Why Are My Teeth Sensitive? There are many specialized toothbrushes and types of mouthwash and toothpaste available to those who suffer from sensitive teeth. It is a very common problem that lots of products claim they can solve, but have you ever wondered why it exists? Today, Lush Family Dental would like to explain what […]

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Alternative Text Posted July 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health, Dental Services
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Is it Ever Too Late for Dental Work?

Let’s be honest. If you are like most people, you’ve probably put off going to the dentist at one time or another. Some of us have even avoided seeing a dentist for years at a time. Research shows one in three Americans avoids going to the dentist regularly. As the time spent away from Dr. […]

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Alternative Text Posted July 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
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Why You Can’t Afford to Ignore Bleeding Gums

One of the most common and destructive myths about oral health is that it’s normal for gums to bleed. Dr. Louscher would like everyone in Waukee to know that this is not the case! Imagine if we weren’t talking about gums—should any part of your body start to bleed whenever you touch it?  The truth […]

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