Month: March 2012

Foods and Beverages that Harm Your Teeth

Many people watch what they eat to maintain their figure or preserve their overall health. However, less people take their oral health into consideration with what they eat and drink. In some cases, foods or beverages that may seem like healthy choices are actually harmful to your teeth. Dr. Jeffrey Allen and our team caution… Read more »

Pella Dentist Discusses Bad Dental Habits

Are you destroying your teeth with common bad habits? Many of our patients are surprised to learn how certain behaviors affect their oral health. Your teeth are meant to last a lifetime. They are strong enough to endure the daily functions of masticating food but certain habitual behaviors can impede your teeth’s ability to function… Read more »

Restorative Dentistry FAQs

Q: What is restorative dentistry? A: Restorative dentistry services replace missing teeth or repair damaged teeth. Some services include root canal treatments and fillings, which remove harmful infections and retain tooth structure. Other services such as dental implants, dentures, or bridges replace teeth after an extraction, injury, or other cause of tooth loss. Q: What… Read more »

Replacing Old Metal Dental Work

Are you trying to hide a dark filling or obvious metal crown from previous dental work? If you are embarrassed to show your smile because of old metal dental work, Dr. Jeffery Allen in Pella, IA, can replace your fillings and have you smiling confidently again. Experienced in the art of removal and replacement of… Read more »