Category: Preventive Dentistry

TMJ disorder Could Mean Tension

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Do you have tension and stiffness in your jaw, or possibly chronic headaches or popping sensation? If so, then you may have TMJ disorder and will require treatment. Our team can offer a comfortable and custom treatment option! In today’s blog, your Pella, IA, dentist talks about oral appliance therapy.

How To Avoid Gum Disease

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Periodontal disease impacts millions of smiles, with half of adults ages 30 and older suffering from the disease. Without treatment, this could lead to negative changes to your smile’s appearance, as well as tooth loss. In today’s blog, your Pella, IA, dentist talks about the steps we take to help our patients avoid periodontal disease.

Clean Smiles Mean Healthier Teeth And Gums

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When you have a dental cleaning, we do what brushing and flossing alone cannot accomplish: We remove all plaque and tartar buildup from your teeth. A simple dental cleaning every six months does more than fight bad breath and teeth stains. As your Pella, IA dentist explains, this can also prevent tooth decay and even… Read more »

How A Dental Checkup Prevents Smile Issues

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A dental exam is recommended for smiles of all ages, everyone ages two and older, every six months. Doing so helps keep serious concerns like tooth decay and gum disease at bay. In today’s blog, your Pella, IA, dentist wants to talk about the benefits of your checkups and what to expect from these visits.

How We Ease Dental Anxiety

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We know that people with a fear of the dentist have real anxiety, and we never downplay it. This could be due to lack of experience in the office, or possible due to a poor previous experience. But your Pella, IA, dentist can offer comfort for people with anxiety using a form of dental sedation… Read more »

Has It Been Too Long Since Your Last Checkup?

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The routine maintenance of your smile starts at home, but you also need the help of a trained professional. Generally, healthy mouths of all ages need to be in the dental chair every six months, if not sooner. Speak with your provider about your specific needs, as environmental and genetic factors can impact your timeline…. Read more »