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What Happens When Wisdom Teeth Are Impacted?

Wisdom teeth are the last set of adult teeth to grow in, usually between the ages of 17 and 25. They emerge at the back of the mouth as your third molars, and most people have two wisdom teeth on both the top and bottom rows of teeth. When wisdom teeth don’t emerge or develop […]

Written by prositesdentalJun 29 • 3 minute read

What Is Bruxism?

Bruxism – or teeth grinding – is common and often occurs while you’re sleeping. Although medical professionals do not fully understand what causes it, bruxism is often linked to stress, certain lifestyle habits, and sleep disorders. Bruxism is sometimes difficult to detect, particularly if you’re grinding your teeth while sleeping. However, it is important to […]

Written by prositesdentalJun 1 • 3 minute read

Questions to Ask During Your Next Dental Checkup

Whether you are monitoring an existing condition or just keeping up with routine dental cleanings and exams, regular checkups are crucial in maintaining your overall oral health. Each appointment is also an excellent opportunity to ask questions and get expert guidance from an experienced dental professional. The next time you sit in that dental chair, […]

Written by prositesdentalMay 4 • 2 minute read

Everything You Should Know About Dental Sealants

With proper oral care and regular dental visits, your adult teeth can last a lifetime. However, you may need dental treatments along the way to protect your oral health and ensure your teeth function for as long as possible. Dental sealants are a common preventive treatment often applied when tooth decay appears likely in childhood. […]

Written by prositesdentalMar 30 • 3 minute read

Smoking and Your Oral Health

Its common knowledge that smoking is bad for your health. It can cause numerous different medical problems and life-threatening diseases, from heart disease, lung disease, and cancer to an increased risk of certain eye conditions and immune system problems. However, you might not realize that smoking also affects your oral health. This habit can have […]

Written by prositesdentalMar 2 • 2 minute read

Answering the Most Common Questions About Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth often cause problems and need to be removed. It’s common to wonder why we have these teeth in the first place and whether it’s necessary to have them removed. The following are answers to some of the most common questions about wisdom teeth: What are wisdom teeth? Wisdom teeth are the third set […]

Written by prositesdentalJan 12 • 2 minute read

What Is Leukoplakia?

It’s easy to feel confused or alarmed when you notice a sudden change in your oral health. If you’ve observed unusual white patches in your mouth, chances are, you’re experiencing leukoplakia. Leukoplakia is a condition in which white or gray patches appear in areas of your mouth due to excessive cell growth. It usually affects the […]

Written by prositesdentalDec 1 • 2 minute read

What to Expect When Having a Tooth Extracted

The thought of going through a tooth extraction can be stressful. This can be especially true if you are experiencing dental issues for the first time. As with any dental treatment, it is important to discuss your questions or concerns with your dentist or oral surgeon before a tooth extraction. Learning more about the procedure […]

Written by prositesdentalSep 1 • 2 minute read

How to Make Flossing Fun

Many people have difficulty adhering to a flossing schedule. While dentists generally recommend flossing every day, it can be a struggle to stick to a routine, and some people admit they’d rather spend time scrubbing the bathroom than cleaning between their teeth. However, it is important to develop good dental hygiene habits, including regular flossing, […]

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Written by prositesdentalAug 11 • 2 minute read

Essential Vitamins & Minerals for Healthy Teeth & Gums

Are you doing everything you can to keep your teeth and gums healthy? Here are some essential vitamins and minerals to support your optimal oral health.

Written by prositesdentalJun 11 • 2 minute read

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