Month: October 2013

Pella, IA Residents: What’s the Cause of your Toothache?

Toothaches can be the result of cavities, dental injuries, and other undiagnosed dental conditions. If you ignore an ache in your teeth, or don’t present with symptoms when you have an infection, you could end up with something called an abscessed tooth. Your teeth are coated with enamel, an extremely strong compound that is designed… Read more »

Facts About Fluoride from your Pella Dentist

Fluoride is well-known as a preventive too in dental hygiene. Infused into daily-use products like toothpaste and mouthwash, fluoride strengthens teeth and protects against cavities. Your Pella dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Allen, offers information about the compound that helps keep your teeth healthy: fluoride.

Pella Dentist on Potential Way to Lick Cavities Away

Exciting new research is being conducted by Jose Cordoba of Yale University, and Erich Astudillo of Universidad de Santiago, in Chile, that can potentially eradicate the bacteria in your mouth that cause cavities.  Keep 32 is the name of the chemical, and study data boasts that only 60 seconds of exposure in the human mouth… Read more »