Month: February 2013

Pella Cosmetic Dentist Explains Types of Tooth Stains

Are you happy with the color and brightness of your smile? When it comes to patients seeking cosmetic dentistry services, teeth whitening is one of the most requested of all procedures. Dull, yellowed teeth can give an aged appearance to an otherwise beautiful smile. There are two types of staining on teeth – intrinsic and… Read more »

Pella General Dentist on Abscessed Teeth

When a cavity or tooth injury (such as a chip or crack) goes undiscovered, or ignored you can end up with something called an abscessed tooth. Any opening in your tooth enamel provides a gateway for bacteria to infiltrate the dentin and travel through to the pulp of your tooth, below the gumline. When the… Read more »

Improve Your Quality of Life with Dental Implants in Pella, IA

Dental implants have a multitude of advantages over other methods of replacing missing teeth. One of the biggest is the fact that, with proper care, they last a very long time. There are plenty of other pluses to implant-supported dentures as well, all falling under the umbrella of how closely they mimic natural teeth. Dr…. Read more »

Pella Family Dentist Says Alkaline Diet Improves Health and Reduces Gum Disease

Your body’s pH levels can affect your oral and overall health (oral-systemic health). Diabetes, strokes, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, arthritis, and other conditions have been linked to periodontal disease (gum disease). Gum disease can be a gateway for heart disease, which tends to be a particular concern for most people, since the consequences of the… Read more »