We hear this question all the time. And you might be surprised to find out that it is actually a tough question for us. There is no single correct answer to it. We have to know quite a bit about you and your current oral health to give you the best recommendation. Continue reading What Kind of Toothpaste Should I Use?
It is easy to take things, like good health, for granted. Here are a few reasons you should be thankful for your teeth this holiday season. Continue reading Give Thanks for Your Teeth: They’ll Work Hard This Week.
Whitening your teeth is the fastest and most conservative way to improve your smile. Our social media feeds are full … Continue reading How to Get a Whiter Smile for the Holidays
At Prosper Family Dentistry, we remain committed to the highest quality of dental care utilizing the latest advances in dental technology. One of the technologies we have invested in, the CariVu, gives us more detailed information about your teeth using no radiation. We also adhere to traditional standards of care, which includes dental x-rays. When we combine a screening set of x-rays with a CariVu examination of your teeth, we have the most detailed information available, which allows us to help you make the most informed decisions about your care. Continue reading CariVu: More Information, Better Treatment
For so long, most people operated under the mindset that cavities and gum disease weren’t necessarily good for you, but they wouldn’t really cause too many problems, either. What’s the worst that could happen? You lose your teeth and get dentures. At least that’s what most people thought. Continue reading Is Gum Disease Really that Bad for You?
This is a great question and one we hear from parents all the time. There are varying opinions on the correct answer, and our official position at Prosper Family Dentistry is that there is no exact age that is right for every child. So a better question to ask is “What is the Right Age for Braces for This Child?” Continue reading What is the Right Age for Braces?
It is very important to not ignore bleeding gums. The bleeding is an indication of inflammation somewhere in your mouth, usually in the gums lining the teeth. Acute inflammation is a response to some type of injury or irritant, and it causes redness, swelling, tenderness, bleeding, and sometimes a little heat. The bleeding is a red flag that something unhealthy is going on. Continue reading Why are My Gums Bleeding?