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

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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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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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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Your Diet and Your Teeth

  • By Dona Prince
  • 30 July, 2016
When it comes to making healthy decisions, it is not always easy, but the good choices far outweigh the bad ones. For the most part, your entire health is determined by the choices that you make regarding what you eat. You have probably heard the saying, “You can’t out-exercise a bad diet,” and that...
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Is Mouthwash Necessary?

  • By Dona Prince
  • 30 June, 2016
Your dentist stresses the importance of flossing and brushing, but s/he never mentions that you should be rinsing your mouth with a mouthwash. Yet, you visit the dental health aisle at your local grocery and there are numerous bottles of mouthwash available, all claiming to fight cavities and protect the health of your mouth....
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