Category: Dental health

Calcium For Your Smile Health: When You Don’t Do Dairy

When we encounter patients who cannot consume dairy or who lead vegan lifestyles, one of the key questions that pops up in regard to smile health includes: How am I going to get enough calcium? While it may seem complex at first glance, the truth is that drinking a tall glass of cow’s milk, eating… Read more »

Holiday Time: It Can Be A Real Nail Biter!

When we work our way closer and closer to Christmas and holiday celebrations, all of those things merry and bright that let us feel cozy are still there, of course! However, the final details, the stress, the planning, and more begin to come into much clearer focus! The holiday season can become a real “nail… Read more »

Why Tooth Decay Shouldn’t Scare You

You might feel worried quite often about tooth decay. It may be the thing that lingers in the back of your mind as you brush your teeth, floss your teeth, and as you’re lying in our chair receiving your cleaning and checkup. We understand that, particularly if you’re a perfectionist, you see a cavity as… Read more »

Your Lip Health This Winter: Need Some Tips?

Do you reflect on winters past and realize that you are probably going to need some professional guidance when it comes to keeping your lip health from turning into something you battle (and lose against) throughout the entire colder season? We know: When you feel ill-equipped to handle your lips, which magically seem to maintain… Read more »

Why, Despite Your Efforts, Your Teeth Don’t Feel Clean  

Of course, you’re a good patient! You brush your teeth and you floss. You do what you’re instructed by our Pella, IA team because you feel strongly about maintaining a smile that’s healthy, so you enjoy your teeth and your gums and your entire smile for many years to come. However, even though you feel… Read more »

Helping Your Smile: 3 Things You Don’t Realize We Offer

There are those things you likely already know we offer when it comes to helping you with your smile health. You’re aware that we offer preventive care by having you come in for cleanings and checkups every six months. You know that we can help you when damage or disease arises, such as tooth decay,… Read more »

Dry Mouth: Why It’s Kind Of A Huge Deal!

Dry mouth might not cause you much concern once you notice that it’s hanging around. You may wish your smile felt a little better but you may fail to realize something: It’s actually kind of a huge deal! As you learn more about the oral health problems that stem from a mouth in need of… Read more »