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

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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Signs You May Have A Cracked Tooth

  • By Dona Prince
  • 31 December, 2016
Certain dental emergencies are quite obvious, for instance a knocked-out tooth is obvious. However, although it may seem strange, some dental emergencies can be overlooked. A cracked tooth is a dental emergency, yet many people are often unaware of the issue until something goes majorly wrong, or until it is pointed out to them...
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Dealing With Bad Breath

  • By Dona Prince
  • 12 December, 2016
Bad breath is a common issue that affects millions of Americans each year. While occasional bad breath is not typically a big deal, there are many who suffer from constant bad breath. If bad breath is affecting your personal and/or professional life, lifestyle changes may be necessary to help combat the issue. Quit tobacco....
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