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5 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Dentist

Many people see their dentist more often than their family doctor for dental cleanings and exams. If you need additional treatments such as a tooth filling, dental crown, or teeth whitening, you’ll see your dentist even more often. That’s why it’s so important to be selective when choosing your dentist in Washington, PA.

Here are five important qualities to look for in a dentist:

1. Does Your Dentist Listen to Your Concerns?

Since you’re looking for a long-term relationship with your dentist, it’s important to feel like you’re being heard. It’s also a good sign when your dentist is patient and knowledgeable when you ask questions. A caring, compassionate dental office will make ...

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Mission of Mercy Pittsburgh

Mission of Mercy | Washington PA Dentist

At Pruce Dental, our team is committed to giving back to the community that we have been privileged to serve for over 20 years. Whenever we have an opportunity to reach out to those in need, we are grateful to be able to do whatever we can to help.

Recently, Dr. Robert Pruce and his assistant Amanda volunteered their time at the Mission of Mercy dental clinic held at the PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh. The goal of the clinic was to provide free dental care to 1,000 patients over a two-day period. The event was a huge success that involved 1,200 committed dental professionals who all came out ...

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The Key to Excellent Oral Health

Nobody wants to spend any longer than necessary in a dental office. It's not just fear of dental visits; you may also be concerned about the cost and how you'll fit unexpected dental expenses in your budget.

Interestingly enough, if you want to see less of the dentist for major treatment, you need to see more of the dentist for routine preventive services!

It makes sense if you think about it; you rely on the health and function of your teeth throughout your day, so it's imperative that you keep them in good shape. And a dental cleaning today is preferable to a root canal a month from now, isn't it?

There are ...

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3 Steps for Flossing Like a Pro

If you're brushing twice a day, you are taking a positive step to support good oral health. But if flossing isn't a regular part of your hygiene routine, you are only getting half the job done!

When used correctly, a toothbrush removes food debris and plaque from the surfaces of your teeth and along the gum line. But harmful bacteria tend to collect in the spaces between your teeth where a toothbrush can't reach. It's these hard-to-reach spaces that make flossing essential if you want to get your teeth really clean.

Unfortunately, a lot of people skip flossing and end up with decay or gum disease as a result. Flossing isn't complicated, ...

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We've Moved!

Dr. Robert Pruce is excited to announce that, after more than 20 years in the McMurray area, Pruce Dental has moved up the road to a beautiful new location in Washington, PA. Though we have relocated, we continue to provide patients with the highest quality of care in a warm and comfortable setting. If you are an existing patient, you will be pleased to know that we still have the same exceptional staff who go out of their way to welcome you and make you feel like family.

At Pruce Dental, our goal has always been to make sure your experiences with us are comfortable and stress-free. You can be confident ...

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