Category: Family Dentistry

Smile Care Questions That Start With “When”  

There are different types of questions that will crop up over the years, when you’re providing smile care for yourself. Sometimes, they’ll begin with the word “what.” For instance, you’ll ask what should I use to brush with or what is happening with my gums? You may end up with “who” questions, “how” questions, and… Read more »

What To Do When Care Doesn’t Feel Good

Sometimes, the dental care that is meant to help you maintain your oral health and that you know intuitively shouldn’t feel uncomfortable? It ends up feeling very uncomfortable. As we will always remind you, when pain or any type of unpleasant sensations occur as a result of doing things like brushing your teeth, it is… Read more »

Dental Care: 3 Helpful Flavor Reminders

When you are spending some time thinking seriously about your dental care, one of the things that may not come up very frequently is flavor. However, when you’re being quite honest about the truths involved in what works and what doesn’t necessarily work for you, particularly in terms of your dental hygiene, the way products… Read more »

Smile Care: About Taking The Proactive Route

When you’re feeling like you’re behind on dental care or you’re just not doing your best, it can be easy to give in to the desire to just give up and to hide out from our Pella, IA dental team. You may figure that it’s too late, you feel quite guilty, etc., so why bother… Read more »

What Your Toothache Might Tell You

When you have a toothache, your body is communicating something to do you but what is it? Are you receiving a message that you need to be more careful about not knocking your tooth on your coffee cup in the morning as you take your first sip? Or, is your tooth letting you know that… Read more »

Dental Shopping: 3 Important Smile Care Tips

Heading out to pick up some dental care items for yourself (and possibly for a significant other or your whole family) can seem like a trip that will take just a few minutes. However, when you come to the realization that you’re looking and shelves and shelves full of different (yet strangely similar) options, it… Read more »

See Us Pre-Holiday If You Think There’s A Problem

Do you think there may be something happening in your mouth that isn’t exactly the way it should be? Are you worried that you may have the beginnings of a cavity and you probably need a filling but part of you keeps wanting to wait until after the holidays? No matter what the particular worry… Read more »