The holidays are filled with fun, family, and festivities. Unfortunately, they are also usually filled with bad habits. We eat and drink more than usual. We have inconsistent hours of sleep. It is easy to fall asleep on the couch before you have brushed and flossed your teeth. Continue reading Recovering from the Sugar-Filled Holidays
The holidays are full of family, food and fun. Most people also enjoy some time off from work, which gets us out of our normal routine. While you are enjoying a break, it can be easy to fall into some bad habits. Here are some important things to consider as you relax this week. Continue reading Bad Holiday Habits to Avoid this Year
What really causes cavities? It is a multifactorial process. Because there are several contributing factors to the development of a cavity, we actually have multiple ways to fight them! Continue reading What Causes Cavities?
This month, dental professionals are reminding people all over the country that children’s dental health is a vital part of their overall health. We know that children keep parents very busy, and it can be tough to remember all the things. This is your friendly reminder to put a dental visit on the calendar for your children! Continue reading February is National Children’s Dental Health Month
Nothing ruins a romantic moment like bad breath. In order to make sure you have a sweet Valentine’s Day, follow these tips for fresh breath. Most of them will address large deposits of bacteria because bacteria in the mouth are the chief cause of bad breath. Continue reading Give Your Valentine the Gift of Fresh Breath!
The lifespan of a filling depends on several different factors, some of which are within your control and some that are not. Fillings do suffer from wear and tear of temperature changes and chewing forces. Aside from a general, slow deterioration, there are a few conditions that lead to rapid breakdown of a dental filling. Continue reading How Long do Fillings Last?
While most people have experienced the filling process for “fixing” a cavity, many do not actually understand the process. Some of that lack of understanding is due to the local anesthetic, which prevents you from feeling what is going on during a dental filling. The rest may be due to a lack of explanation, which we hope to remedy here in this blog. Continue reading How Do Fillings Work?
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
We are committed to providing the best conservative dental care possible. SDF is one of the ways we give you an alternative treatment option. Continue reading How Prosper Family Dentistry Treats Cavities Without Drilling