One of our favorite advances in the last decade is our intraoral scanner, which enables us to take digital impressions. We will explain what that means in this week’s blog. Continue reading What is a Digital Impression?
When a baby is teething, it can be a trying time for parents. You find yourself with a constantly fussy baby, and it can be difficult to know how to soothe him or her. In this week’s blog, we will cover what you need to know about teething. Continue reading Baby Teething Tips
When you are pregnant, one of the things at the top of your mind is how everything could affect your growing baby. You are constantly asking yourself, “Is this safe?” You should avoid lunch meat and caffeine, but what else should you avoid? Continue reading Are Dental X-Rays Safe During Pregnancy?
Now that the masks are coming off, you might be looking at your smile and wondering how you can improve its appearance. This week’s blog will feature several of the most popular cosmetic dentistry treatments that we provide for our patients and the specific way in which they improve the smile. Continue reading Five Popular Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments
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?
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?
Snack time is a risky time for teeth. In the middle of the afternoon, when you feel a little hungry for something quick and easy to grab, making teeth-friendly decisions can help you protect your mouth against cavities! Continue reading Teeth-Friendly Treats
When it comes to healthy habits for your teeth and gums, you may not consider that chewing gum could be one of them. There are several important factors in making this a healthy habit, so don’t go buy a case of Juicy Fruit just yet. Read this blog first, and then you can make a healthy choice for you and your loved ones. Continue reading Is Chewing Gum Good for Your Mouth?
April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, so we are using this blog to tell you the things you need to know about oral cancer. Oral cancer is relatively common, and when caught and treated early, has a very good survival rate. Early detection is key in beating oral cancer. Continue reading Oral Cancer- What You Need to Know
There are many considerations that go into the decision to replace a missing tooth. Because we never take a one-size-fits-all approach to dentistry, we cannot give a simple yes or no answer to that question. We will, however, explain the things you should consider and the most problematic consequences of not replacing a missing tooth. Continue reading Do I Have to Replace My Extracted Tooth?