We’ve all heard that coffee stains teeth. We’ve also heard that soda isn’t good for our mouths, either. But is one worse than the other? Your Pella cosmetic dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Allen, weighs in on which is worse, coffee or soda.
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In addition to general and family dentistry, Dr. Jeffrey Allen also provides cosmetic procedures that transform smiles. In fact, many of our patients have benefited from cosmetic dentistry. Entertainment reporters have speculated that the many celebrities have received cosmetic dental procedures. However, cosmetic dentistry is not just for the wealthy and famous. All types of… Read more »
Are you destroying your teeth with common bad habits? Many of our patients are surprised to learn how certain behaviors affect their oral health. Your teeth are meant to last a lifetime. They are strong enough to endure the daily functions of masticating food but certain habitual behaviors can impede your teeth’s ability to function… Read more »
Valentine’s Day celebrations go back for centuries. In fact, Ancient Romans celebrated a similar holiday on February 14th to worship the Roman goddess of love and marriage. Over the years, Valentine’s Day caught on in Europe. King Henry VII declared February 14th as Valentine’s Day in 1537. Ever since, people around the world have celebrated… Read more »
One of nature’s greatest assets is the smile. What are the known perks to smiling? Smiling is more than just attractive. It has such a positive effect on those around you that it has been proven to increase your earning power by as much as 15 percent. It’s a natural mood enhancer. When you smile,… Read more »
Band instruments, especially used brass and woodwind instruments, can contain heavy amounts of bacteria. According a recent study published in the March/April 2011 issue of General Dentistry, over 440 different bacteria, 58 molds, and 19 yeasts were found on 13 different used musical instruments. Researchers tested 117 sites on the instruments, including internal chambers, mouth… Read more »