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Dona W. Prince, DDS

What is a Dead Tooth?

  • By Dona Prince
  • 11 May, 2016
Understanding what a dead tooth is can help you to prevent one from occurring and know what needs to be done if one were to transpire. A dead tooth is simply a tooth that has lost its life source. Each tooth is made up of three different dental layers: the pulp, the dentin, and...
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Cavity Prevention

  • By Dona Prince
  • 8 April, 2016
As your dental practice, we are here to help you achieve a healthy mouth, but what we want you to understand the most is that cavity prevention is almost entirely up to you! Cavities result from an excess of plaque that develops on the teeth at the gum line and begins to damage the...
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What to Expect After a Tooth Extraction

  • By Dona Prince
  • 18 November, 2015
When you were a child, losing a tooth was an exciting affair. You would constantly wiggle the loose tooth with your tongue, and maybe you would even speculate about what kind of gifts the tooth fairy would bring to you. As an adult, the prospect of losing a tooth isn’t nearly as glamorous. If...
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Dental Implants: 5 Things to Know

  • By Dona Prince
  • 27 October, 2015
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These days, people care about oral health more than ever. That means that a growing number of individuals are taking steps to improve the appearance of their teeth. Dental implants are one of the more popular procedures available for giving your smile an upgrade. But what does it involve? In this article, you’ll get...
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What Is Gingivitis?

  • By Dona Prince
  • 18 September, 2015
Most people are familiar with common dental issues like plaque and tartar, but gingivitis remains a mystery to many, despite being a focus in many toothpaste and mouthwash commercials. Find out what causes gingivitis, how to treat it, and the effects this condition can have on you.
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What Are the Most Common Causes of Tooth Decay?

  • By Dona Prince
  • 12 August, 2015
Many factors can lead to tooth decay, from unhealthy food to inadequate dental care. Here are seven common causes of tooth decay, and information about how to stop the damage before it starts.
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How do I deal with a chipped tooth?

  • By Dona Prince
  • 13 July, 2015
A chipped tooth can range from mildly sensitive to extremely painful, and while you can take steps to alleviate the pain, only a dentist can effectively treat a chipped tooth. Here is some important information about chipped teeth and their treatment.
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Who Should You Trust for Your Teeth Whitening?

  • By Dona Prince
  • 15 June, 2015
Your smile can help make a great first impression, but it’s easy to get insecure about a once-vibrant smile if your teeth start to turn shades of yellow or off-white. Luckily, with all the advances in dental technology, you now have several options for teeth whitening solutions. You must first decide whether you want...
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Electric vs. Manual: Which Tooth Brush Is Best?

  • By Dona Prince
  • 13 May, 2015
Over the past decade, the popularity of electric toothbrushes has skyrocketed. They’re often touted as a quick and easy way to achieve a superior clean, but are electric toothbrushes really better than traditional manual brushes? New findings weigh the benefits of both methods of dental care and highlight a best choice in the battle...
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The Pros and Cons of Mouthwash

  • By Dona Prince
  • 15 April, 2015
For many people, rinsing with mouthwash has been a normal part of the their oral hygiene routine for as long as they can remember. For others, they choose to stay away from mouthwash because they feel that it isn’t important to their routine and may actually be harmful. Depending on who you talk to,...
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