In addition to our own website, there are other sites on the Web that provide interesting and helpful dental information. Because we are committed to improving the oral healthcare knowledge of our patients, we are providing the following selection of links to other sites you might find interesting and informative. We have grouped some of the links into various categories to provide quick access to the topics of greatest interest to you.
If you have a suggestion for a new link, please send us an email, as we are always looking for good resources to pass along to our valued patients and visitors to our website. We hope you find these sites helpful!
General Dental Websites
The following links provide some good general information on dentistry.
Drs. Kearns, Cleaver and Main are all current members of The Iowa Dental Association, which is the largest, most representative dental association in Iowa. The mission of the Iowa Dental Association (IDA) is to encourage the improvement of the health of the public, to promote the art and science of dentistry and to represent the interests of the members of the dental profession and the public which it serves.
Provides information for the general public including dental care articles, dental insurance information, and information for students interested in dentistry.
Oral Health Care & Products
Links to sites providing helpful information on oral health and home care products patients can use to maintain optimum oral health.
Learn how the Sonicare toothbrush creates an indescribable clean feeling, the benefits you can expect, and even take a factory tour.
One of the world's most trusted brands in dental products.
Oral-B developed this learning center for dental health education to promote oral care habits that are essential to the lifelong health of teeth and gums. The site includes information and advice for children, adults, and dental health teachers.
Trusted resource for dental health information and oral care products.
Tobacco Information (Quit smoking!)
Several resources and information to help those who smoke to quit. Smoking is terribly harmful to your teeth and a healthy smile.
Resource for those who want to stop smoking, as well as other information on cancer. Smoking greatly increases a person's chances of oral cancers.
Working to expose Big Tobacco's lies, the Campaign reveals the truth about the deadly effects of smoking, tobacco's corporate public relations campaigns to convince the public that it is a reformed industry, and the advertising and marketing tactics tobacco companies use to entice youth as their new customers.
Dr. Carol Cleaver is a member of The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, which promotes research and the clinical use of oral appliances for the treatment of sleep-related breathing disorders.
somniTech, Inc. is a sleep disorder center with two locations in the Des Moines area. Fleur Dentistry works in conjunction with somniTech's board-certified sleep physicians to diagnose and treat sleep apnea and other sleep disorders.
MAS is a highly effective solution, for the majority of patients suffering from Obstructive Sleep Apnea. It is a Mandibular Advancement Splint (MAS) that treats mild, moderate and severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea by moving the lower jaw slightly forward.
Additional Services Provided by Fleur Dentistry
Invisalign is the invisible way to straighten your teeth, without braces. It works through a series of invisible, removable, and comfortable aligners that no one can tell you're wearing.
LUMINEERS are porcelain veneers that can be made as thin as a contact lens and are placed over existing teeth, usually without the removal of existing tooth structure (unlike other veneers).
Here are some fun and entertaining dental related sites for children (and parents).
Colgate Kids World provides a safe, fun and educational online world for kids to play games while learning about good oral care. At Colgate Kids World you will find online videos with Dr. Rabbit, a Brush Chart and many fun games for all ages.
The largest and most visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence. Sections for parents, teens, and kids.