Christopher T. Cowherd, DDS
974 73rd Street, Suite 2
Windsor Heights, IA 50324
(515) 223-8008

Oral Surgery

Some general dentists refer oral surgery, like extractions ,to specialists. Dr. Cowherd’s training and experience with oral surgery allow him to perform most routine procedures in the comfort of our Windsor Heights dental office. This means, you’ll enjoy peace of mind in the caring hands of the dental team you know and trust here at Walnut Creek Family Dentistry.

Extractions
When a tooth is nonrestorable, or if you have too many teeth for your mouth, extraction may be indicated. We use a gentle technique and offer anesthesia to make the procedure comfortable. After your extraction, Dr. Cowherd can complete your treatment. We offer dental implants and bridges to replace extracted teeth, and we also offer space maintainers for orthodontic therapy.

root canalRoot Canals
In some cases, an internally infected tooth can be retained. If the pulp (nerve) of a tooth becomes infected because of a large cavity, fracture, or an injury, Dr. Cowherd may suggest root canal therapy. He will clean the tooth’s canal and fill it with a manmade substance, then secure a custom crown to protect the tooth. Modern procedures allow Dr. Cowherd to complete most root canals in one appointment.

Schedule a Visit Today!
It’s time you experience personalized dentistry. In our Windsor Heights dental office, Dr. Christopher Cowherd serves families in the entire Greater Des Moines Area including West Des Moines, Des Moines, Urbandale, Clive, Waukee and nearby communities. We are easy to find, located just north of Interstate 235 next to the Walnut Creek Family YMCA. We’d like to meet you, get to know you, and provide excellent, contemporary dental care for you and your loved ones. Call Walnut Creek Family Dentistry of Des Moines today to reserve convenient appointments for the smiles closest to your heart!

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