Month: April 2013

Pella Dentist Will Teach You About Your Tongue

You are probably well aware that your tongue helps you taste food, talk correctly, and you may have even heard that it’s the strongest muscle in your body. However, we sometimes forget about our tongues unless we accidentally bite them, burn them, or get some sort of sore on them. Tongues tend to heal swiftly… Read more »

Bruxism Quiz from Pella, IA Family Dentist

Bruxism is the clinical name for grinding your teeth. This may sound like a simple grating habit. However, there is much more to be concerned about than annoying those around you. Bruxism can lead to damage to your teeth, discomfort, and even pain. Pella, IA family dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Allen wants to see how you… Read more »

Calm and Comfortable Dentistry in Pella, IA

You are not alone if you find going to the dentist to be an anxiety inducing experience. Most of us (even dentists) have a natural bit of trepidation about getting teeth cleaned, going in for a filling, root canal procedure, crown, or any treatment that might involve discomfort. Unfortunately, putting off the dentist can only… Read more »

Denture Details from Pella, IA Dentist

Dentures have been a tried-and-true way to restore teeth when many or all are missing. Regardless of whether you manage to maintain your natural teeth or not, your jaw and mouth will change over time, as you age. People with missing teeth are liable to lose some degree of jawbone density, and even more if… Read more »

Pella Dentist Explains Crowns and Bridges

When you are missing a tooth (or multiple teeth) what is your biggest desire? Are you most focused on  restoring the function, or the appearance of the tooth that was once there? Either way, your Pella dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Allen, has you covered with a procedure like a crown and bridge. Though not considered a cosmetic… Read more »