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TMD Treatment: What Are Your Options?

Do you suffer from earaches, headaches, or jaw discomfort? You might be one of the many people who experience the symptoms of TMD, which stands for temporomandibular joint disorder. This condition can cause a great deal of discomfort, impacting your routine and overall quality of life. Fortunately, there are many different ways to treat TMD.  What is […]

Written by prositesdentalNov 30 • 2 minute read

How to Avoid Dry Socket After a Tooth Extraction

If you’re having a tooth extracted, you’ll want to take steps to avoid experiencing dry socket afterward. Dry socket is a very painful condition that can occur in the days following a dental extraction. While it’s treatable, it’s much easier to prevent the problem in the first place.  After a tooth extraction, a blood clot usually […]

Written by prositesdentalNov 23 • 2 minute read

Tips for Keeping Your Toothbrush Clean

Is your toothbrush actually keeping your mouth clean? Even if you follow your dentist’s recommendations on daily brushing and flossing, a dirty toothbrush can complicate your efforts to fight bacteria. Your toothbrush doesn’t have to look dirty to be dirty, either. In fact, a single toothbrush can actually contain over a million microscopic bacteria. The […]

Written by prositesdentalNov 16 • 2 minute read

What Is a Sinus Lift, and When Do You Need One?

Dental implants are an effective treatment option for individuals with one or more missing teeth. However, in order to be successful, implants need to have a strong base for support in the jawbone. If you have a thin or brittle jawbone, then your dentist may recommend a sinus lift before the implants can be placed. […]

Written by prositesdentalNov 9 • 2 minute read

Debunking Myths About Adult Braces

For many adults, the word “braces” brings up a picture of a kid or teenager with bulky metal wires and brackets running across their teeth. However, this is a false stereotype. Dental braces are ideal for orthodontic patients of all ages and come in many different types. In fact, more and more adults are tapping […]

Written by prositesdentalNov 2 • 2 minute read

How to Protect Kids’ Teeth During Halloween

Can’t you just smell the pumpkin in the air? It’s the festive Fall season, and we’re already anticipating Halloween. A time of character fashion and fun, the Halloween season also comes with its own set of sweet treats: candy. The time-honored tradition of trick-or-treating is set to make a resurgence this year as many people […]

Written by prositesdentalOct 26 • 2 minute read

Why Flossing is Important for Gum Health

Oral hygiene is one of the most important practices to follow to ensure you remain strong and healthy. Oral cleanliness includes brushing your teeth twice daily, avoiding too much sugar, drinking plenty of water, flossing, and regular dental checkups. Flossing once a day minimizes the risk of cavities and protects your gums from infection. It […]

Written by prositesdentalOct 19 • 2 minute read

Tips for Keeping Your Dentures Clean

A new set of dentures starts out pearly white, but just like natural teeth, they can pick up stains, discoloration, and bacteria over time. As such, you must commit to keeping them clean to ensure the appearance of your dentures as well as your overall oral health. Learn how best to keep your dentures clean […]

Written by prositesdentalOct 12 • 2 minute read

How to Maintain the Results of Professional Teeth Whitening

A professional teeth whitening treatment is a quick and effective way to achieve a renewed, radiant smile. Stunning white teeth can help boost your self-esteem and give you the confidence to share your smile. Unfortunately, whitened teeth can lose their appeal if not properly cared for. Diet, age, and certain daily habits can contribute to […]

Written by prositesdentalOct 5 • 2 minute read

What Causes Sensitive Teeth?

Teeth sensitivity is a rather frustrating oral health issue that can prevent you from enjoying hot or cold foods and beverages. It can also keep you from chewing and, in some cases, even talking comfortably. Overly sensitive teeth can be caused by numerous oral health, dental hygiene, and medical complications. Understanding the various causes is […]

Written by prositesdentalSep 28 • 2 minute read

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