Still Anxious about Seeing the Dentist Amid Coronavirus?  Here are the Signs You Should Visit Sooner Rather than Later

Still Anxious about Seeing the Dentist Amid Coronavirus?  Here are the Signs You Should Visit Sooner Rather than Later

We completely relate to those people who aren’t quite comfortable with the grocery store or large gatherings or healthcare facilities.  For many, it may be okay to continue putting off dental treatment for a little longer.  For some, though, dental concerns could be posing an imminent threat, and waiting is inadvisable. Continue reading Still Anxious about Seeing the Dentist Amid Coronavirus?  Here are the Signs You Should Visit Sooner Rather than Later

Changes You’ll Notice at Post-Quarantine PFD

Changes You’ll Notice at Post-Quarantine PFD

Life is different in so many ways, and as we slowly return to business, we know that it will not be “business as usual”.  Especially in the dental field, our return to business involves some important changes for both the safety of our patients and the safety of our team members.  If you have an upcoming dental appointment with us, please read this carefully so you know what to expect. Continue reading Changes You’ll Notice at Post-Quarantine PFD

What Causes Gingivitis?

What Causes Gingivitis?

As we continue to persevere through a time when we are unable to provide dental care for our patients (for both their safety and ours), we are considering the dental issues that you might be facing during this time of quarantine.  While we follow our state and regulatory agencies’ protocols regarding the cessation of non-emergency dental procedures, we want to continue sharing relevant information that will help you understand and manage any non-emergency dental issues that arise. Continue reading What Causes Gingivitis?

Dental Emergencies: How to Know if You Have One

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