What is a Cone Beam Image?

What is a Cone Beam Image?

With all of the advances in dentistry, it can be difficult to keep all the new things straight in your mind.  One of those “new things” is a cone beam image.  In our office, the cone beam is not new.  We have been utilizing this wonderful technology since 2013.  But in the realm of dental technology, it is relatively new, and your first experience with it may be during your new patient visit at Prosper Family Dentistry.  Continue reading What is a Cone Beam Image?

What Does Impaction Mean?

What Does Impaction Mean?

As we approach summer, we know what that means for many of our high school and college students: wisdom teeth extraction!  Most people want to take advantage of a school break to complete this dental procedure that requires at least a few days of downtime afterward.  When it comes to wisdom teeth, many people are familiar with the term “impaction” or “impacted” without fully understanding its meaning or implications for the treatment.  In this week’s blog, we’ll explain what you need to know. Continue reading What Does Impaction Mean?