Month: July 2013

Mouth Anatomy Lesson from Pella Dentist

Do you give much thought to the parts of your body, or do you consider yourself as one whole? If you break the anatomy down, there are many parts that function to make up such a well-oiled machine. Even just within your mouth, the tissues and teeth and nerves and pulp make up complex structures… Read more »

Pella, IA Dentist Explains Root Canal Therapy

Your dentist is rooting for you to have good oral hygiene. If you brush twice each day, floss daily, rinse with an antibacterial mouthwash, and visit your Pella, IA dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Allen, every six months, you are well on your way. However, if you neglect your dental health, decay and gum disease can be… Read more »

Porcelain Veneers Quiz from Pella, IA Cosmetic Dentist

Porcelain dental veneers were invented in California by a dentist named Dr. Charles Pincus. He designed prosthetic teeth to be fixed to the fronts of natural teeth and cover over flaws. At the time, the only available dental-grade adhesive at the time was denture glue, which only provides temporary bonding. Unfortunately, this meant that veneers… Read more »

Pella, IA Dentist Checks In on Checkups

When was your last dental checkup? Have you been putting it off? The standard recommendation is that you should schedule a checkup and cleaning every six months, at least. In some cases, your Pella, IA dentist might even recommend less time between cleanings, if you have particular needs. Your preventive dental efforts can make or… Read more »