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

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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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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What is Plaque?

  • By Dona Prince
  • 31 October, 2016
Plaque is a thick buildup that occurs throughout the body and causes damage by not allowing certain aspects to function properly. Plaque buildup can occur in the arteries and prevent blood from freely flowing to the heart, causing significant health issues. Plaque buildup that occurs inside the mouth leaves your entire oral health vulnerable...
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Dental Emergencies

  • By Dona Prince
  • 3 October, 2016
Dental emergencies are like all other emergencies in that they take you by surprise. They are also stressful, traumatic, and scary for people of all ages. Understanding exactly what constitutes as a dental emergency and what to do should one arise is the best first step in handling dental emergencies. A knocked out tooth...
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Caring For Your Toothbrush

  • By Dona Prince
  • 30 August, 2016
One of the most taken for granted tools inside your home is one of the most used tools. Your toothbrush is used multiple times each day with the intention of cleaning your teeth. Yet, if you cannot remember the last time you replaced your toothbrush or you have never paid attention to how you...
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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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