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Get a Straighter Smile with Invisalign

Orthodontic treatment is sometimes necessary for optimal oral health. Still, you may not want to commit to months of metal in your mouth, difficult oral hygiene, and constant poking and scraping against your cheeks. Thankfully, with modern technological advances, you may be a candidate for Invisalign, a clear solution for mild to moderate orthodontic issues. […]

Written by prositesdentalJul 10 • 3 minute read

Preparing for Dental Emergencies

Dental emergencies can come up out of nowhere, causing pain, damage, and financial headaches. The best way to prepare for a dental emergency is to plan ahead so that if something happens, you can act immediately. Having a plan will reduce stress and could mean the difference between saving or losing a tooth. Here are […]

Written by prositesdentalJul 2 • 3 minute read

Have You Cleaned Your Tongue Lately?

New information continues to make the connection between the health of our mouths and the rest of the body very clear. As a result, taking care of your teeth and gums moves higher on the self-care priority list. But what about your tongue? Like the rest of your mouth, your tongue is home to millions […]

Written by prositesdentalJun 25 • 2 minute read

How Lasers Assist in Periodontal Care

Healthy gums are the foundation of a beautiful smile, but many Americans experience symptoms of gum disease at some point in their lives. Traditional methods of treating gum disease can be intimidating, and not many people look forward to visiting a dentist for cleanings. With Laser-Assisted New Attachment Procedure (or LANAP), harmful bacteria are removed […]

Written by prositesdentalJun 19 • 2 minute read

All About Sports Mouthguards

Mouthguards are designed to protect your mouth and teeth from damage. They are highly favored by professional athletes and anyone who participates in physical activities. If you have been thinking about investing in this type of dental appliance, you likely want to know whether you need it, what different types are there, and when it […]

Written by prositesdentalJun 11 • 3 minute read

All About Endodontics

The Greek meaning of endodontics (“endo” means inside, and “odont” means tooth) translates to “inside the tooth.” Endodontic problems may result in any situation where the inside of the tooth has been diseased or injured. When tooth decay goes untreated for too long, it can reach the pulp of the tooth. This is when it […]

Written by prositesdentalJun 4 • 3 minute read

It’s More Than “Just” a Cavity

As one of the most common dental issues out there, it may be easy to dismiss a cavity as not serious. There is often very little sense of urgency when someone talks about dental cavities. You may hear people say, “It’s JUST a cavity” or “It’s JUST a filling.” The reality is, repairing dental cavities […]

Written by prositesdentalMay 29 • 3 minute read

Preventing Tooth Decay in Children

As a parent, you want the best for your child, and that includes their dental health. Although baby teeth are temporary and will eventually be replaced with permanent teeth, it is still essential to keep teeth and gums clean and free of decay. Some of the reasons why caring for baby teeth is important include: […]

Written by prositesdentalMay 21 • 3 minute read

All About Orthodontic Treatment with Invisalign

Modern orthodontic care primarily offers two options: traditional braces that use metal brackets and clear aligners like Invisalign. Removable orthodontic aligners are the treatment of choice for many, especially teens and adults. While children are glad to join their peers who have metal braces, those with professional jobs or highly conscious of their appearance prefer […]

Written by prositesdentalMay 15 • 3 minute read

The Ultimate Guide to Flossing

One of the most critical parts of oral hygiene is flossing. Flossing prevents plaque buildup, which ultimately decreases the chance of periodontal disease. Removing as much bacteria as possible can help prevent bad breath, cavities, and possible tooth loss. Flossing once-a-day or more will help preserve the health and life of your teeth. In addition […]

Written by prositesdentalMay 8 • 3 minute read

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