In terms of positive dental maintenance, you may understandably focus on the teeth. After all, this is what people see when you smile and talk during important human connections. They are also vital in our ability to have a fully functional smile. Surprisingly enough, the number one cause of tooth loss does not come from… Read more »
Category: Preventive Dentistry
When you often feel tired despite sleeping the night before, or suffer from chronic snoring and episodes of waking suddenly, you could have sleep apnea. Without treatment, this disorder could leave you exhausted and strain your heart health in some cases. In today’s blog, your Pella, IA, dentist talks about our noninvasive treatment for sleep… Read more »
Do you notice tooth sensitivity when you eat or drink? This could often be an early indicator of poor oral health, including a cavity that needs immediate attention. In today’s blog, your Pella, IA, dentist talks about the causes of sensitive teeth, and how we can help you avoid discomfort in your teeth!
If you have a dental insurance plan, then you have benefits that will expire at the year’s end unless used. We don’t want you to leave these benefits on the table. Instead, your Pella, IA, dentist could like to help you schedule a visit now to undergo care before the year ends and the holiday… Read more »
When you have regular pain in your jaw and head, this could be related to your smile. TMJ disorder, also known as TMD, could lead to major discomfort and threaten your oral health. In today’s blog, your Pella, IA, dentist talks about how we can diagnose and treat issues like TMD with an oral appliance.
According to studies, at least 80% of the adult population in the United States suffers from some stage of gum disease. Without treatment, periodontal disease could grow in severity and eventually cause tooth loss! Fortunately, your Pella, IA, dentist can help you protect your smile and keep this serious disease at bay.