Category: Preventive Dentistry

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 »

Avoid The Leading Cause Of Tooth Loss

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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 »

A Noninvasive Treatment For Sleep Apnea

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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 »

What Causes Sensitive Teeth?

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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!

Use Those Benefits Before You Lose Them

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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 »

Comfortable Smiles With TMJ Treatment

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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.