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What are These Gum Measurements? What is a Pocket?

What are These Gum Measurements?  What is a Pocket? August 29, 2018 The people who come to Prosper Family Dentistry regularly for professional teeth cleanings know that once each year, they will have gum measurements taken by the dental hygienist.  We use terms like “FMP”, “pockets”, and “probing depth”, as well as a long list of numbers. What are Gum Measurements? Gum measurements are a way to evaluate the state of the gums and jawbone around each tooth.  These measurements tell your dental hygienist and dentist whether your gums are healthy or unhealthy. You cannot have a healthy mouth without
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What Exactly is Preventive Dentistry?

What Exactly is Preventive Dentistry? August 8, 2018 There are many different categories within the realm of dental treatment.  In our opinion, the most important category is PREVENTIVE dentistry. At Prosper Family Dentistry, we are committed to practicing conservative and preventive dentistry.  We believe those two go hand in hand.  In order to be as conservative as possible, we need to help each and every patient prevent dental problems.  Big dental problems require extensive dental treatment.  By being preventive, we either intercept developing dental problems early or completely prevent them from happening! Why is Preventive Dentistry So Important? It Saves
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Staff Highlight: Kenneth

Staff Highlight September 20, 2016 Kenneth Bui Kenneth is our lone ranger, the only man among 12 women in the Prosper Family Dentistry team!  He joined us in July 2012, completely undaunted by all the estrogen in this office because he was raised with five sisters. Kenneth was born and raised in Biloxi, MS, and is the fifth of nine children.  He has 3 brothers and 5 sisters .  He moved to Plano, TX, in 2003 and finished out high school at Plano Senior High.  He spent a year at Collin College, uncertain about his career path.  He shadowed many different medical professionals
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Staff Highlight: Staci

Staff Highlight April 12, 2016 Staci: The Reason We’re All Here in Prosper! Have you ever wondered what made Dr. Jill choose Prosper as the home for her family and her dental practice? You can thank Staci Rigsby for that.  While still in dental school, Dr. Jill completed an externship in 2003 in a private practice where Staci worked as a dental hygienist.  They had the chance to visit on their lunch break.  When Staci asked what Jill was planning to do when she graduated, Jill told her she’d like to open a family dental practice in a small town. 
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