Dental Emergencies: How to Know if You Have One

The current mandate in Texas requires dental practices to cease any non-essential dental procedures until April 22, 2020.  Dentists are allowed and urged to provide emergency care to patients “in pain and/or suffering from infection/abscess”.  This urgent dental care will prevent unnecessary trips to the emergency room or urgent care medical facilities.  In our previous blog, we explained how we at Prosper Family Dentistry are continuing to provide care for our patients.  Here we will explain just who needs that urgent dental care. Continue reading Dental Emergencies: How to Know if You Have One

How PFD is Still Taking Care of Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic

How PFD is Still Taking Care of Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In such an unprecedented time, with information that changes on an almost hourly basis, every decision is difficult.  At Prosper Family Dentistry, one decision has not been difficult at all, and that is the decision to be available for our patients and continue caring for them.  The difficult part has been learning just how to do that. Continue reading How PFD is Still Taking Care of Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic

World Oral Health Day: The Importance of Oral Health in the Face of COVID-19

World Oral Health Day: The Importance of Oral Health in the Face of COVID-19

Health is the most popular topic of all right now as our world faces an unprecedented viral outbreak in COVID-19.  As we consider this year’s World Oral Health Day, we must remember that oral health is an important part of overall health.  If your mouth is not healthy, then you are not healthy.  If you are not healthy, you are more vulnerable to infection with COVID-19. Continue reading World Oral Health Day: The Importance of Oral Health in the Face of COVID-19

Why Does My Tooth Hurt After a Filling?

Why Does My Tooth Hurt After a Filling?

One of the most frustrating things for a dental patient to experience is pain or sensitivity on a tooth that just had dental work.  Even more frustrating are those teeth that didn’t’ bother you beforehand. 
Unfortunately, this is a very common phenomenon, and understanding it a little better might ease the sense of concern and frustration that comes after a new filling causes sensitivity. Continue reading Why Does My Tooth Hurt After a Filling?