Month: November 2013

FAQs About Dentures

Tooth loss hinders the health and beauty of our smiles. According to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, over 26% of people in the United States are missing all of their natural teeth. Without your teeth, eating and communicating can be difficult. Your Pella IA dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Allen, offers a solution for advanced… Read more »

Pella, IA General Dentist Challenges You to General Dentistry Quiz

Are you familiar with a term called preventive dentistry? When you practice good oral hygiene every day, and visit your dentist twice a year, you are participating in the prevention of future dental problems. At the top of the preventive list is tooth decay and gum disease – two of the most prominent issues that… Read more »

Pella, IA General Dentist Talks about Floss

Here’s an interesting fact that you may not realize: you can actually do yourself a service by flossing before you brush your teeth. Many people are taught to floss after. What does it matter? Well, think about what dental floss is designed for. The fine thread is meant to dislodge food particles, debris, and even… Read more »

Pella, IA Dentist Can Help Moisten your Mouth

No one wants to go through life feeling like they’ve just swallowed a spoonful of dirt. However, when you are dealing with a bad case of dry mouth that may be exactly what you feel like. Dry cheeks, dry gums, dry tongue, dry roof-of-the-mouth, and dry throat are all common complaints. Bad breath is one… Read more »