CariVu: More Information, Better Treatment

CariVu: More Information, Better Treatment

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

Why are My Gums Bleeding?

Why are My Gums Bleeding?

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?