4220 Sergeant Rd., Ste. 100, Sioux City IA 51106
Dona W. Prince, DDS

Use Fluoride to Protect Your Mouth

  • By Dona Prince
  • 31 October, 2017
For more than 50 years, the health benefits of fluoride have been widely acclaimed. In fact, it has been called one of the most important health advances in our modern age. Fluoride is a natural mineral compound found in a variety of foods, the soil, and in tap water and is a time-tested method...
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Make Dental Visits a Priority

  • By Dona Prince
  • 28 September, 2017
A priority is something that you choose to mark as important and then set your schedule to ensure that it gets done no matter what. Some things are easy to keep as a priority: sleep, eating, and vacation. Yet other things are not quite as easy to prioritize: getting enough sleep, eating healthy choices,...
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Pregnancy and Gingivitis

  • By Dona Prince
  • 30 August, 2017
You’ve just discovered that you are pregnant. Congratulations! Finding out that you are expecting a baby is such an exciting time! A woman’s body goes through so many changes during the nine months of pregnancy that it is sometimes hard to monitor all of them. One area you may not have anticipated being affected...
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Gum Recession

  • By Dona Prince
  • 31 July, 2017
Many times, people choose to overlook things that are going on inside their mouth because they mistakenly think that whatever is wrong will just go away. Unfortunately, it is this thinking that tends to get people in a great deal of trouble with their oral health. When ignored, oral health issues tend to become...
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Importance of a Good Dental Routine

  • By Dona Prince
  • 30 June, 2017
People often think of implementing a routine when they have lofty goals in mind. However, a routine can be put into practice to accomplish any type of goal. For people who wish to lose weight, they create and implement a healthy diet and an exercise routine. For those who wish to get out of...
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Qualified Cosmetic Dentist

  • By Dona Prince
  • 30 May, 2017
A small change in your smile can make a big difference, but is it vital that you have a qualified dentist help you with the change. Just as you would not ask a veterinarian to give pediatric services to your child, you should not ask just any dentist to perform a cosmetic dental service...
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Smoking: A Real Drag On Your Oral Health

  • By Dona Prince
  • 30 April, 2017
The dangers of smoking and tobacco use have been well documented over the last fifty years. Breathing problems such as COPD and lung cancer have been proven to be a direct result of tobacco use. However, there are other negative aspects of smoking that many people disregard simply because they do not receive as...
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Does Chewing Gum Really Fight Cavities?

  • By Dona Prince
  • 30 March, 2017
Chewing gum has been around for centuries and is used today by people for a variety of different reasons. There is always the reason of freshening the breath after potent meal, relieving stress at work, or as a means of replacing cigarettes. However, another reason for chewing gum is that it can help fight...
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Wisdom Teeth Removal

  • By Dona Prince
  • 28 February, 2017
The last posterior teeth to develop are the third molars, commonly called the wisdom teeth. They erupt in the mid-to-late teenage years when we are said to be growing in wisdom. Even though we usually grow 32 permanent teeth, often our jaws are too small to accommodate the late arrival of the four wisdom...
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Root Canals

  • By Dona Prince
  • 30 January, 2017
The teeth are living substances within the human body, and as such, they require care. If a tooth has been damaged, injured, decayed, or infected it is essential that it be treated in order to save the tooth and prevent damage from spreading throughout the mouth. In many cases, root canals are the appropriate...
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