Have you looked in the mirror and really studied your teeth? Have you decided that you need cosmetic work? I’m Dr. Jeffrey Allen, a Pella, IA, family dentist, and I would like to assist you in reaching your cosmetic goals. Prior to your consultation with me, I want you to identify what you like and… Read more »
Month: March 2011
You strive to keep your teeth healthy throughout life. However, sometimes dentures become necessary. In the same sense that you want to maintain your teeth for a lifetime, you should also maintain the longevity of your dentures. Dentures, like your teeth, need proper care to ensure that they last. Caring for your dentures also protects… Read more »
Whiter smiles are brighter smiles. Today most dentists offer tooth-colored composite resins instead of dark amalgam to restore cavities. I’m Dr. Jeffrey Allen, a Pella cosmetic dentist, and I offer my patients tooth-colored fillings so they can retain a white, healthy, natural-looking smile.
It is said that prevention is the best medicine. I’m Dr. Jeffrey Allen, a Pella, IA dentist, and I believe this statement is 100 percent accurate. I highly recommend that all of my patients come in for a six-month checkup and cleaning.
Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is a chronic infection of the gums and surrounding tissue. It is caused by bacterial plaque that attaches to teeth and eats away at the gums. If plaque is not removed by proper brushing and flossing, it hardens into a hard substance called tartar. Bacteria in plaque tartar release toxins that irritate the gums and cause a breakdown of the fibers that hold the gums tightly to the teeth.
I’m Dr. Jeffrey Allen, a Pella, IA Dentist, and I want to welcome you to our new blog site. This site will inform you about the services we provide, who we are, and what we stand for, and you’ll have access to interesting news about oral health and technology.