Why Dental Checkups Are Essential

Why Dental Checkups Are Essential

We know that the past year has been a strange one.  We know that COVID restrictions and personal levels of concern over virus transmission have kept many people away from the dental office, postponing their regularly scheduled checkups.  As we, as a nation, begin to get the pandemic under control, it is time for those who’ve delayed dental visits to return for their checkups.  Continue reading Why Dental Checkups Are Essential

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?

Have You Been Putting Off the Dentist Due to COVID?

Have You Been Putting Off the Dentist Due to COVID?

We know there is still so much uncertainty and conflicting information about what you can and cannot safely do as things begin to open up.  COVID has interrupted so many important aspects of daily life, and one of those might have been your consistent dental visits.  We aren’t hearing these questions from our patients because the people asking them are not yet conning in for dental visits.  However, we hear them from friends and family members who wonder if it is safe to go back to the dentist. Continue reading Have You Been Putting Off the Dentist Due to COVID?