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Glossary of Kid-Friendly Dental Terms

Dental anxieties often develop in children after negative experiences or inherited from equally anxious parents. If you have toddlers or young children, here are some alternative phrases you can use at home when talking about the dental office. Sleepy Juice or Magic Juice Instead of Anesthetic Injection At the dental office, local anesthesia is used […]

Written by prositesdentalMar 27 • 2 minute read

All About Preventive Dental Care

While taking good care of your teeth and gums at home is essential, an effective oral health care routine also involves visiting your dentist for regularly scheduled professional cleanings and examinations. Aside from the many oral and overall health benefits this preventive care can provide, they can also detect and diagnose problems early, saving you […]

Written by prositesdentalMar 27 • 6 minute read

Dental Veneers vs. Lumineers

Porcelain dental veneers and Lumineers can seem almost interchangeable, but these treatments do possess important differences. If you’re looking for a smile makeover and you are considering dental veneers or Lumineers, it’s important to evaluate the pros and cons of both options. Benefits of Both Choices Both porcelain veneers and Lumineers are solutions for many […]

Written by prositesdentalMar 5 • 2 minute read

How Periodontal Disease Affects the Body

Gum disease can have far-reaching effects on your oral health and appearance. However, many individuals develop the condition without knowing it and the initial warning signs such as gum-tissue inflammation and occasional bleeding are ignored. Even if you have these symptoms, don’t give up! When caught early, gum disease can be prevented, and the damage […]

Written by prositesdentalMar 5 • 2 minute read

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder Causes and Treatments

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is in use more than any other joint in the whole body, which makes it an easy target for health issues. When these problems cause chronic pain and affect the overall function of the jaw, they are collectively known as temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD). Complications related to the jaw joint head […]

Written by prositesdentalMar 5 • 2 minute read

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