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The Many Benefits Of Wearing A Retainer

Braces are a significant investment for anyone. They cost a lot of money and need to be worn for a long time to reach their full effect. Retainers help preserve that investment and ensure that your shiny and smooth new smile lasts as long as possible. Although the primary purpose of retainers is to maintain […]

Written by prositesdentalNov 12 • 3 minute read

How Sugar Affects Your Teeth and Gums

We all know that sugar is bad for us, yet we continue to eat it. Perhaps it’s an addiction, or maybe we lack self-control. While sugar has many adverse effects on our overall health, there are many ways that sugar affects your teeth and gums. Your overall health is connected to your dental health, so […]

Written by prositesdentalNov 5 • 3 minute read

Rubber Bands For Braces: Helpful Tips And Tricks

Rubber bands for braces are also known as elastics. These unique bands are tiny and come in lots of different colors. They serve a valuable function and help your brackets and wires do their job more effectively.  These bands stay in that place for the entire treatment time frame and only taken out by your […]

Written by prositesdentalOct 29 • 3 minute read

What Can I Do About Sensitive Teeth?

If you have sensitive teeth, you could be experiencing discomfort due to decay, genetics, age, or even over-brushing! When bacteria build up along the gum-line the dentin becomes exposed, and the microscopic pores that lead to the nerve of the tooth are left unprotected. Other common causes of sensitive teeth include: Acidic Foods and Drinks […]

Written by prositesdentalOct 22 • 2 minute read

Advanced Oral Health Care with Laser Technology

Many dental offices today are adopting innovations that improve the variety and accuracy of procedures they can provide. One of the latest technologies available to aid in soft and hard tissue procedures is dental lasers, which are growing in popularity and functionality. With the ability to provide a wide variety of treatments from gum re-contouring […]

Written by prositesdentalOct 15 • 2 minute read

What is a Bone Graft?

Bone grafting is the surgical procedure that improves areas of the smile deficient in natural bone and involves taking material from another source. The contributing materials can be taken from the patient’s chin or hip or can be outsourced synthetically. While each bone grafting material has unique beneficial properties, the primary function is to allow […]

Written by prositesdentalOct 8 • 2 minute read

10 Ways to Help Prevent Cavities and Promote Optimal Oral Health

Everyone knows that dental hygiene is crucially important for a number of reasons, yet most of us fail to take adequate care of our teeth and end up developing cavities at some point in our life. Usually, if we floss our teeth regularly, brush a couple of times each day, and get regular cleanings at […]

Written by prositesdentalOct 1 • 4 minute read

Does Your Child Need Early Orthodontic Treatment?

Most orthodontic treatment starts in the teen years when all permanent teeth have come in, and the results are more predictable. However, some young children need early intervention or Phase One treatment. This evaluation doesn’t necessarily mean orthodontics are needed right away. However, monitoring growth patterns can indicate the best opportunity to start treatment to […]

Written by prositesdentalSep 17 • 2 minute read

Dental Fillings: What You Need to Know

Tooth decay is a dental health problem that frequently arises as a result of poor dental hygiene and a diet that is rich in sugar and sweetened beverages. A dental filling is used to seal the cavity and stop the decay from progressing further. The most common materials used for fillings include amalgam, gold, composite, […]

Written by prositesdentalApr 29 • 2 minute read

Top 3 Causes of Child Tooth Decay

It’s never too early to start caring about your child’s teeth. Starting them on a path to good oral health ensures that they’ll enjoy a bright, healthy smile when they’re older. Of course, the road to protecting their pearly whites starts before they even have adult teeth. The following are three of the leading causes […]

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Written by prositesdentalApr 24 • 2 minute read

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