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Local Anesthetic – Is it Safe?

October 14th, 2020

If you get to go on a tropical vacation, your ability to feel the warm sun and the smooth sand is crucial to enjoying the atmosphere. There are, however, times in life when you would rather not feel anything. Getting a dental procedure can be one of those times—as important as the procedure might be. […]

Healthy Mouth, Healthy Heart

September 27th, 2020

We all know that it’s important to take care of our health, but that’s often easier said than done. Health and hygiene routines are an investment of your time every day. So, wouldn’t it be great if you could accomplish more by actually doing less?  As it turns out, when it comes to oral health […]

5 Common Questions About Sedation Dentistry

September 13th, 2020

For many people, one thing stands in the way of a healthy, beautiful smile – fear of the dentist!  Even routine cleanings can be scary for folks with dental phobia. However, Veranda Dentistry has made it our business to offer you the most comfortable dental experience possible, which is why Dr. Chad Johnson and Dr. […]

Bad Breath: When Morning Breath Becomes Halitosis

August 27th, 2020

It’s often said that a true friend will tell you if you have bad breath. Bad breath, formally known as halitosis, is embarrassing and can hold you back from truly enjoying your life and social situations. Like a good friend, Dr. Chad Johnson and Dr. Emily Flesner in Pleasant Hill, Ankeny, & Johnston will tell […]

Is it Ever Too Late for Dental Work?

August 13th, 2020

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. […]

Dentistry in the Digital Age

July 27th, 2020

Technology has changed nearly every aspect of human life and modern society. New tools, programs, and education can greatly improve your healthcare, too! Let’s say you need any kind of standard dental restoration for a cracked or missing tooth. From x-rays and impressions to surgery and installation, your whole treatment could be digital. We’re so […]

Sugar: Teeth’s worst enemy

July 13th, 2020

People in the United States eat more sugar than any other country in the world. (Fortunately, we also have some of the best dentists in the world.) You hear it all the time: “sugar rots your teeth.” But is it true? What exactly does sugar do to your teeth and why is it so bad? […]

Why Do We Have Baby Teeth?

June 27th, 2020

Baby teeth, also called deciduous, primary, milk, or lacteal teeth, have many different purposes. Dr. Chad Johnson and Dr. Emily Flesner at Veranda Dentistry is asked the purpose of baby teeth often. So what’s the answer? Tiny Teeth for Tiny Mouths Child-sized mouths are not large enough to accommodate a full set of adult teeth, […]

Veneers – Not Just for the Silver Screen

June 13th, 2020

There’s a lot of hair and makeup that goes into making your favorite stars sparkle on the screen. And while we can’t all hire a professional artist to make us look perfect every day, there is a lasting solution to giving you that perfect Hollywood smile – veneers! Dr. Chad Johnson and Dr. Emily Flesner […]

Good, Clean, Wholesome Family Dentistry

May 27th, 2020

You love your teeth. You brush them twice a day, floss once a day, and see your dentist regularly. Right? We love your teeth, too! In fact, there’s so much to know about caring for your oral health that dentistry has quite a few categories of specialties and different kinds of dentists. The primary dentist […]

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We are open and here for you!
We appreciate your support during this time. We are excited to inform you that we are able to open our dental office for treatment effective May 18th, 2020. Our community has been through a lot over the last few months. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to your safety and health!

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