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Cosmetic Dental Care Can Improve Oral Health

For many of us, improving the way we look helps us go through life with more confidence. Cosmetic dental care is usually associated with superficial or unnecessary treatments that only have an aesthetic value. The truth is, these services do much more than that. Some procedures do double duty as both restorative and cosmetic. When […]

Written by prositesdentalDec 20 • 2 minute read

Benefits of Composite Resin Over Amalgam Fillings

Traditionally, dentists have used amalgam to fill cavities and for over 150 years, this mixture of metals has been used to restore oral health and prevent further decay. More recently, however, dental practices have transitioned into using composite resin for the increased health benefits as well as the aesthetic appeal of the natural colored material. […]

Written by prositesdentalDec 20 • 2 minute read

5 Signs of Gum Disease

We often don’t think about oral health beyond our teeth, yet nearly half of all adults suffer from some form of gum disease. What most fail to realize is that if gum disease is left untreated, it can negatively impact your oral health resulting in infections, gum recession, and even tooth loss. Your gums are […]

Written by prositesdentalDec 20 • 2 minute read

How to Make Your Dental Appointments More Comfortable

Many people are afraid to get dental care. They don’t like the sound of dental instruments, the discomfort of examinations, or even the general atmosphere of the dental office. Additionally, it’s easy to associate dentistry with pain, as procedures can cause discomfort. Communicate with Your Dental Team When you have made an appointment for a […]

Written by prositesdentalDec 19 • 2 minute read

Sleep Apnea Appliances

Sleep is crucial to maintaining good health, but many people tolerate restless nights because they are used to it. Sleep apnea is a common condition that interrupts nighttime breathing, causing people to toss and turn. If you feel exhausted during the day, you may be suffering from sleep apnea. Understanding Sleep Apnea Sleep apnea is […]

Written by prositesdentalDec 19 • 3 minute read

How to Make the Most of Your Life with Dentures

Dentures provide an invaluable improvement to quality of life for people missing multiple teeth. When you first start wearing dentures, it may require an adjustment period as you settle into your new prosthetic. With a little time and some helpful tips, you can enjoy a full, positive life using dentures. Here’s what you need to […]

Written by prositesdentalDec 18 • 2 minute read

Dental Tips for the Holidays

When the holiday season approaches, most of the festivities will include an array of sweet beverages, baked goods, and candies. While these festive foods can be tempting, the sugar content can increase your susceptibility to tooth decay and gum disease. Instead of avoiding the fun altogether, here are some helpful recommendations on how to effectively […]

Written by prositesdentalDec 9 • 2 minute read

The Stages of Dental Health

It’s essential to understand the many stages of dental care to prepare for upcoming years and protect your teeth for a lifetime. Here’s a breakdown of the general phases of dental care, from early childhood to retirement. Childhood During early childhood, you develop your first set of teeth, which helps to establish jaw function as […]

Written by prositesdentalDec 3 • 2 minute read

11 Facts About Invisalign® treatments

Do your teeth need straightening? Have you been considering braces or another similar treatment to get them back into line to improve your smile? Invisalign is one of the best options on the market for fixing misaligned teeth, but you may have a lot of questions about it. Here are 11 things you may not […]

Written by prositesdentalNov 26 • 3 minute read

Maintaining Oral Hygiene at Home

Taking care of your teeth at home takes daily work. You can’t just go to your routine cleanings every six months and expect to have a healthy smile. Going to the dentist is essential but taking care of your teeth at home is a critical component of optimal oral health. Brushing your teeth is great […]

Written by prositesdentalNov 19 • 3 minute read

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