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Tips for Keeping Your Toothbrush Clean

Is your toothbrush actually keeping your mouth clean? Even if you follow your dentist’s recommendations on daily brushing and flossing, a dirty toothbrush can complicate your efforts to fight bacteria. Your toothbrush doesn’t have to look dirty to be dirty, either. In fact, a single toothbrush can actually contain over a million microscopic bacteria. The […]

Written by prositesdentalNov 16 • 2 minute read

5 Tips for Taking Care of Your Dentures

Dentures are an effective, reliable way to restore the function and aesthetics of your smile after losing multiple teeth. Whether you are missing teeth due to an injury, advanced dental decay, or gum disease, dentures can help you continue speaking, chewing, and smiling with confidence. Although dentures can be a permanent solution to missing teeth, […]

Written by prositesdentalMay 25 • 2 minute read

Avoid These Habits to Protect Your Oral Health

We live in a chaotic and busy world, and as a result, we all fall victim to numerous undesirable habits. Some of the bad habits you may think are harmless can significantly affect your dental health. If your teeth are broken or damaged, the resulting pain can be excruciating. Therefore, you must constantly ensure that […]

Written by prositesdentalApr 27 • 2 minute read

How to Reduce Sugar Cravings for Better Oral Health

Your mouth contains both good and bad bacteria. When you eat a lot of sugary foods, harmful bacteria produce acids that remove some of the minerals from your tooth enamel. Although your saliva consistently restores the mineral content of your enamel, the process becomes harder if you consume more sugar. Over time, your enamel will […]

Written by prositesdentalFeb 2 • 2 minute read

How to Clean Your Teeth With Braces

Cleaning your teeth when you have braces can seem tedious at first, but don’t let this discourage you from looking after your oral health. While braces are an excellent solution to correct misaligned teeth and enhance your smile, they can easily trap food particles and bacteria, which often leads to plaque buildup. It is crucial […]

Written by prositesdentalJan 5 • 2 minute read

Plaque vs. Tartar: Differences and Prevention

Your teeth are covered by enamel, which makes them hard, durable, and able to handle wear and tear for many years. However, by allowing plaque to build up and harden on your tooth enamel, you increase the risk of developing tartar and associated oral health issues. Often, tartar can compromise your dental health and increase […]

Written by prositesdentalDec 22 • 2 minute read

4 Tips to Protect Your Tooth Enamel

Tooth enamel is the hard outer layer of your teeth that helps to protect the soft inner tissue, called the pulp, against tooth decay and infection. Even though it is stronger than bone, enamel can wear down over time and leave your teeth vulnerable to damage. You cannot rebuild tooth enamel once it is gone, […]

Written by prositesdentalDec 15 • 2 minute read

Can Baking Soda Improve Your Oral Health?

Baking soda, or sodium bicarbonate, has many uses in cleaning and cooking. However, its usefulness doesn’t end there, as it also has applications in oral health. When looking for new ways to improve and protect your smile, it is crucial to ensure that any products you use are both safe and effective. Here are some […]

Written by prositesdentalNov 24 • 2 minute read

Oral Health During Pregnancy: Why It’s Important and How to Maintain It

During pregnancy, it is essential to maintain and take care of your dental health. This is because pregnancy increases the risk of dental problems, which can be detrimental to the health of both the mother and the baby. Effects of Dental Problems During Pregnancy During pregnancy, the levels of estrogen and progesterone hormones in your […]

Written by prositesdentalOct 27 • 2 minute read

5 Tips for Healthier Gums

You probably think of your teeth when you think of your oral health, but you may not give much thought to your gums. They’re just as important, however. Gum disease causes red, swollen gums and, in its most severe form, can lead to loose teeth and pockets of infection between your teeth and gums. Being […]

Written by prositesdentalOct 13 • 2 minute read

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