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Recovering from Oral Surgery

Oral surgery is a dental specialty that refers to any surgical procedure performed on your jaw, teeth, and gums. General dentists can conduct some oral surgeries such as tooth extraction, while more complex issues require an expert. Although oral surgery is usually an outpatient procedure, a recovery period is still necessary. If you plan to […]

Written by prositesdentalNov 24 • 3 minute read

Why Are Straight Teeth Important?

Orthodontic treatment has been practiced for ages. Egyptian mummies used metal bands wrapped around their teeth to perfect their smiles. Fortunately, we now have many options for improving alignment and advanced materials that are safe and effective. From traditional braces to clear aligners, overcrowded, crooked teeth and jaw alignment can be corrected and provide numerous benefits to […]

Written by prositesdentalNov 20 • 3 minute read

Dental Implants or Dentures?

Missing a tooth or a few teeth is not only unhealthy for your mouth – it can also impact your overall health as well as self-esteem. If you happen to have some missing teeth, there is no cause to feel ashamed. Tooth loss is a common problem that affects millions of people across the world. Nearly 70% […]

Written by prositesdentalNov 11 • 3 minute read

Oral Health Care for Each Stage of Life

Good dental care is essential for your overall health regardless of your age. Everyone in your family needs to get into a good routine of brushing, flossing, and scheduling regular dental checks as soon as possible. Good oral health care should begin before birth, at pregnancy, and continue into the golden years. Pregnant mothers, toddlers, […]

Written by prositesdentalNov 6 • 4 minute read

What to Do About Sensitive Teeth

Millions of adults suffer from tooth sensitivity. When you eat hot or cold substances, you can experience sharp, temporary pain. Many things can cause sensitive teeth, and fortunately, there are ways to reduce it. First, consider the variety of things that could be the source of your dental sensitivity. What Causes Sensitive Teeth? Teeth sensitivity […]

Written by prositesdentalOct 30 • 3 minute read

Should You See a Periodontist Before Getting Braces?

Most people assume dental braces only serve a cosmetic purpose. Other than aligning your teeth, they have several practical benefits. They make it easier to chew food, improve speech patterns, and reduce grinding or chipping. Also, straighter teeth allow you to brush and floss better because you can reach all the areas where food can […]

Written by prositesdentalOct 23 • 3 minute read

The Versatility of Lasers in Cosmetic Dentistry

Dental procedures have improved remarkably over the past few decades. Modern remedies are faster, more fulfilling, and convenient. As one of the latest innovations in this field, dental lasers offer several benefits over traditional methods. It’s also more effective at preserving teeth and performing in-office procedures. How Lasers Work A laser consists of a narrow, […]

Written by prositesdentalOct 16 • 3 minute read

How to Prevent Toddler Tooth Decay

Baby teeth perform an essential role in the development of adult teeth. If your toddle develops tooth decay and loses teeth too early, the remaining healthy teeth may shift, leaving less room for adult teeth to come in. Moreover, failure to treat toddler tooth decay can cause pain or other infections that can be more […]

Written by prositesdentalOct 8 • 4 minute read

Detecting Oral Cancer Before It’s Too Late

You probably know you should visit your dentist every six months for a cleaning, but did you realize that keeping your regular dental appointments might save your life? With the technological advancements in dentistry over the past few years, what was once considered an unfortunate diagnosis is now preventable. Today it is easier to detect […]

Written by prositesdentalOct 2 • 3 minute read

Slow Down the Aging Process by Improving Your Smile

Although eyes are considered windows to the soul, your smile can reflect how much you value yourself. Eating well, getting enough sleep, and exercising can do wonders to defy the aging process of your body, but don’t forget about your smile. As we age, our teeth change and appear darker, yellow and dull, as well […]

Written by prositesdentalSep 25 • 2 minute read

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