Category: Healthy Living

AH-choo! Don’t Let a Cold Hamper Dental Care

If you are in the groove of brushing twice a day, flossing once and keeping your twice-yearly preventive appointments, your teeth and your overall oral health are benefitting from the attention. When cold and flu season hits, and you or your family members aren’t feeling their best, your smile with thank you if you make… Read more »

Is Your Diet Damaging Your Dental Health?

Are you a self-described health nut, who has taken many steps over the past few months or even years to lead a healthier lifestyle? If so, one of the first things you may have done is overhaul your diet. While it is always a good idea to move away from greasy foods, and to adopt… Read more »

Avoid These 10 Foods to Prevent Tooth Decay

We all know that a healthy diet contributes greatly to our internal health and physical fitness, but did you consider how your diet impacts your dental health too? Tooth decay and gum disease are the most common diseases amongst adults, and your overall well-being is compromised when disease develops (and worsens) in your mouth. Fortunately,… Read more »

Pella Dentists Discuss Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Your Pella dentists care about each of their patients and work for their long-term overall health as well as their dental health. In honor of Lung Cancer Awareness Month during the month of November, Dr. Allen and Dr. Neumann share some facts about lung cancer. According to the Mayo Clinic, lung cancer is the leading cause… Read more »

Q and A with your Pella Dentists: Power of Fluoride

Your Pella dentists Dr. Allen and Dr. Neumann believe in the power of fluoride in preventing and even reversing tooth decay. The use of fluoride in fluoridated community water is responsible for a significant drop in tooth decay in the US and other industrialized nations around the world. Fluoride can be administered through drinking fluoridated… Read more »

Three Tips for Oral Health During Cancer Treatment

As family dentists, Dr. Allen and Dr. Neumann are particularly sensitive to the needs of the family unit. That is why they strongly support the goal of Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October. Your Pella dentists understand that when a mother, daughter, or aunt is diagnosed with breast cancer, the whole family is affected. They… Read more »