Gum bleeding has had some misconceptions when it comes to oral hygiene. Some people believe they are just brushing too hard or that a minor mouth injury like a pizza burn has become irritated. While both of these are plausible reasons for bleeding during brushing, continued bleeding is not normal. If your gums bleed often,… Read more »
Month: September 2012
Getting to Know Your Teeth
You spend a considerable amount of time brushing, flossing, and cleaning your teeth. However, what do you really know about your teeth? Can you correctly identify the difference between the incisor and the canine? How about deciphering the differences between a tooth’s pulp and its cementum? Not to worry, this post will help you to… Read more »
Why Not Whiten Your Teeth?
Did you know that whiter teeth are one of the most sought after cosmetic dental procedures? According to a recent American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry survey, whiter teeth was the most popular answer to the question “How would you like to improve your smile?” With such a popular cosmetic dentistry treatment, our Pella cosmetic dentist… Read more »
Dental Implants: Top 2 Benefits
1. The Closest Restoration to Your Natural Tooth One of the most talked about advantages of dental implants from our Pella dentist is the way these dental restorations look and feel like natural teeth. How do dental implants feel so real? These tooth replacements go below the surface of your gum line for the utmost… Read more »