Blog | Dona W. Prince, DDS Esthetic Dentistry
4220 Sergeant Rd., Ste. 100, Sioux City IA 51106
Dona W. Prince, DDS

A Toothache Is A Major Pain

  • By Dona Prince
  • 15 December, 2017
The human body is a complex machine. With so many working parts, it is no surprise when one becomes sore, has aches and pains, or does not work properly. Not all body pains come as a result of age; many are due to injury, wear and tear, or neglect. One part of the body...
Read More

Oral Health For Kids

  • By Dona Prince
  • 27 November, 2017
Though less common than in adults, children can also get infections and diseases of the gums. Usually gum disease presents in children in its mildest form, called gingivitis, when it is most treatable. Gum disease is of great concern to overall oral health because it impacts not only the gums, but the soft tissues,...
Read More

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...
Read More

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,...
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More