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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

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

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