Month: September 2013

Pella Dentist Asks If your Fillings Need an Upgrade

Old metal dental work can easily be past its prime, depending on how long you’ve had it. Patients tend to be concerned about aesthetic issues, the potential of expansion (leading to cracked teeth) or mercury exposure. These days, we turn to composite resin fillings for patients with fresh tooth decay. Made of a durable plastic… Read more »

Pella Dentist Quizzes you on Periodontal Disease

You know the effects of periodontal disease, or gum disease, on your oral health, but how much do you know about the effects of gum disease on the health of your body? Test your knowledge with this quiz from your Pella dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Allen. Questions Q1. True or false – Flossing can help you… Read more »

Are Dental Implants the Right Choice for You, asks Pella Dentist?

Dental implants improve the functionality of your teeth, help maintain better jawbone health and density, and provide potentially long lasting tooth replacement results. Are you missing teeth and wondering if you might be a good candidate for dental implants? In today’s blog, Pella dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Allen, will discuss some of the expectations you should… Read more »

Pella, IA Dentist Dishes on Dentures

Dentures may have been put in the backseat with the sleek technology of dental implants, but they still make the best option for some people. If you have been missing teeth for a great while, and this has led to a depletion in jawbone density, implants may not be a viable option for you. It’s… Read more »