While preventing cavities in your own mouth requires diligence in oral hygiene and dietary choices, preventing cavities in your children’s mouths requires even more of your attention. Unfortunately, it is not like teaching your child to tie his own shoes and then trusting him to do it correctly every morning. Preventing cavities involves a complex decision-making process, in addition to the physical teeth-cleaning techniques. Continue reading How to Help Your Kids Prevent Cavities
For many people, this time of year is more than just back to school. It is back to daily and weekly routines, back to bedtimes and alarm clocks, and back to good habits that may have gone by the wayside in the easygoing days of summer. Add this to your list of daily activities as you get back into the swing of things: taking great care of your teeth! There are many things involved in pursuing a healthy mouth. Here are some tips to getting that oral hygiene routine back on track. Continue reading Back to School
On Saturday, July 20, Dr. Jill was awarded a Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry at the organization’s annual scientific meeting in Connecticut. Only about six percent of dentists in the United States and Canada achieve this prestigious distinction. This award places Dr. Jill among the top six percent of general dentists in the country! Continue reading Dr. Jill Became a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry. What Exactly Does that Mean?
We know that many people fear returning to the dentist after a long period of time has passed since their last visit. Some fear getting bad news about the health of their mouths. Others fear a painful experience, which is likely what kept them away in the first place. Still others feel ashamed or embarrassed and fear that someone will make them feel even more guilty than they already do. Continue reading It’s Been a Long Time Since I’ve Been to the Dentist! What Can I Expect When I Go?
It happens to the best of us. We wake up with cringe-worthy breath and hesitate to open our mouths in the vicinity of anything with a nose. Or maybe you are on the sniffing end of someone else’s morning breath. This week’s blog can help you explore some of the potential causes of morning and give you tips on improving it. Continue reading Morning Breath: What Causes It and How to Prevent It
There are many different ways to replace missing teeth. This blog describes the three major categories of tooth replacement options at Prosper Family Dentistry. Continue reading How to Replace Missing Teeth
Diabetic patients know that the disease can wreak havoc on their bodies. This blog tells you how it affects the mouth. Continue reading If You Have Diabetes, You Need to Read This!