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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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Back to School

Back to School August 9, 2017  For many people, this time of year is more than just back to school.  It is back to daily and weekly routines, back to bedtimes and alarm clocks, and back to good habits that may have gone by the wayside in the easygoing days of summer.  Add this to your list of daily activities as you get back into the swing of things: taking great care of your teeth!  There are many things involved in pursuing a healthy mouth.  Here are some tips to getting that oral hygiene routine back on track. Brushing In
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Sealants!

  Sealants! November 2, 2016 What are sealants? Dental sealants act as a barrier, protecting the teeth against decay-causing bacteria. The sealants are usually applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth (premolars and molars) where decay occurs most often. How does a sealant help prevent decay? Thorough brushing and flossing help remove food particles and plaque from smooth surfaces of teeth. But toothbrush bristles cannot reach all the way into the pits and grooves to extract food and plaque. Sealants protect these vulnerable areas by filling in the grooves to prevent any accumulation of bacteria, plaque or food,
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Back to School

  Back to School! September 6, 2016 For many of our patients, this time of year is more than just back to school. It’s back to a routine, back to bedtimes and alarm clocks, and back to good habits that may have gone by the wayside in the lazy days of summer.  One of the most important good habits we should all have is taking care of our teeth.  There are many things involved in pursuing a healthy mouth.  Here are some tips to getting that oral hygiene routine back on track.
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