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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

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

How to Handle Dental Emergencies

Dental emergencies can occur at any time, and whether your child has broken a tooth playing sports or you have a damaged restoration, it is best to be prepared. Delaying treatment can lead to further complications and can turn a small issue into a major problem. Take the time to prepare by creating an emergency […]

Written by prositesdentalAug 14 • 3 minute read

How Dental Care Helps Sleep Apnea

If you are one of the many adults diagnosed with sleep apnea, your dentist can help you enjoy better sleep through personalized dental treatment. Using innovative treatment such as specialized dental appliances, you can finally get the quality rest you need. Do I Have Sleep Apnea? One of the most challenging things about diagnosing sleep […]

Written by prositesdentalJul 31 • 3 minute read

Preparing for Dental Emergencies

Dental emergencies can come up out of nowhere, causing pain, damage, and financial headaches. The best way to prepare for a dental emergency is to plan ahead so that if something happens, you can act immediately. Having a plan will reduce stress and could mean the difference between saving or losing a tooth. Here are […]

Written by prositesdentalJul 2 • 3 minute read

Have You Cleaned Your Tongue Lately?

New information continues to make the connection between the health of our mouths and the rest of the body very clear. As a result, taking care of your teeth and gums moves higher on the self-care priority list. But what about your tongue? Like the rest of your mouth, your tongue is home to millions […]

Written by prositesdentalJun 25 • 2 minute read

All About Sports Mouthguards

Mouthguards are designed to protect your mouth and teeth from damage. They are highly favored by professional athletes and anyone who participates in physical activities. If you have been thinking about investing in this type of dental appliance, you likely want to know whether you need it, what different types are there, and when it […]

Written by prositesdentalJun 11 • 3 minute read

It’s More Than “Just” a Cavity

As one of the most common dental issues out there, it may be easy to dismiss a cavity as not serious. There is often very little sense of urgency when someone talks about dental cavities. You may hear people say, “It’s JUST a cavity” or “It’s JUST a filling.” The reality is, repairing dental cavities […]

Written by prositesdentalMay 29 • 3 minute read

Recognizing and Treating Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a common problem—more than most people realize. Many American adults have sleep apnea but haven’t been diagnosed, and therefore don’t get treatment. Lack of sleep can lead to poor health, increased accident risk, and other serious issues. It’s important to understand the risks and realities of life with sleep apnea and to […]

Written by prositesdentalApr 27 • 3 minute read

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

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