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All About Preventive Dental Care

While taking good care of your teeth and gums at home is essential, an effective oral health care routine also involves visiting your dentist for regularly scheduled professional cleanings and examinations. Aside from the many oral and overall health benefits this preventive care can provide, they can also detect and diagnose problems early, saving you […]

Written by prositesdentalMar 27 • 6 minute read

Understanding the Causes of Sleep Apnea

For some, snoring is merely an inconvenient late-night distraction. What many don’t realize, however, is that snoring may be an indication of a deeper health issue – sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a common disorder where breathing repeatedly stops and starts while a person sleeps. This condition can often go undiscovered for some time, but […]

Written by prositesdentalJan 27 • 2 minute read

Three Steps to a Healthier Smile

Everyone wants their smile to last, but sometimes we fall into bad habits and risk permanent damage to our teeth. Following some simple rules and avoiding bad habits can help you keep your smile healthy and beautiful for a lifetime. One – Diligent At-Home Care Don’t: Skip a brushing or flossing – The plaque on […]

Written by prositesdentalJan 27 • 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

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

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

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