Archives for Teeth Whitening

Gift Ideas for that Hard-to-Buy-For Person

Gift Ideas for that Hard-to-Buy-For Person December 5, 2018 We know.  This may see like a strange topic coming from your dental office.  But most of us have someone in our lives who is hard to buy for.  Some people just seem to have “everything”. When it comes to buying Christmas gifts with some creativity, you can’t get more creative than shopping at the dentist!  Consider these gift options at Prosper Family Dentistry. Electric Toothbrush You’ve heard it before, and we’ll say it again.  Electric toothbrushes truly do clean your teeth better than manual toothbrushes.  Unfortunately, the best ones are
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Oil Pulling

Oil Pulling May 9, 2018 In recent years, we have seen a resurgence of interest in alternative medicine, homeopathic remedies, and all things “all-natural”.  Also, with a wealth of information at our fingertips and the way the whole world is connected through social media, many people are interested in the traditions of other cultures.  One of the best examples of the link between our newfound interest in natural healthcare and international traditions is oil pulling. What is Oil Pulling? Oil pulling is an ancient practice of Ayurvedic medicine in India dating back thousands of years.  It consists of swishing an
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AP24 Toothpaste

  AP24 Toothpaste January 24, 2018  What is AP24 Toothpaste? A new whitening toothpaste is causing a stir on social media with its claims of unbelievable teeth whitening and unparalleled safety.  AP24 is a whitening toothpaste manufactured by a company called NuSkin, which sells its products via multilevel marketing plans. It is also available for purchase on sites like Ebay and Amazon. AP24 toothpaste has surged in popularity this year, thanks to successful social media marketing.  It has thrived on Facebook and Instagram posts claiming real whitening results in as little as 1-2 days. What do your dentists think about
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New Year, New Smile

  New Year, New Smile January 2, 2018  It is that time of year when people around the world are resolving to make changes for the better.  A common theme in many New Year’s resolutions is improved health.  One of the great perks of improving your health is that it usually involves improving your appearance, too!  If you are exercising to enhance your health, you may also be losing weight or toning muscles.  If you resolve to get more sleep, you will lose those dark circles under your eyes. The same applies to taking care of your teeth.  The steps
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Dreaming of a White Christmas?

Dreaming of a White Christmas? December 12, 2017 Instead of just dreaming, this year you can do something about it!  Did you know that whitening your teeth is the quickest and most conservative way to improve your smile?  Maximum results of take-home teeth whitening are usually seen within 14 days, so if you start now, you will have a bright, white smile just in time for Christmas. Stains The most common stains affecting teeth are external stains caused by the things we eat and drink or the use of tobacco products.  The bad news is that if you continue in
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Teeth Whitening

  Teeth Whitening August 9, 2017  A 2013 survey of 5,500 unmarried adults asked them to rank the qualities by which they judge the opposite sex on first meeting someone new.  Teeth was the highest ranked characteristic by a long shot (58% of men and 71% of women ranked it the #1 feature by which they judge a member of the opposite sex for attractiveness).  Americans spend $1.4 billion on teeth whitening products.  (Click here to see this and other interesting statistics about teeth whitening from research conducted by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.)  Globally, teeth whitening is a
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Product Highlight: Opalescence

Product Highlight:  Opalescence February 4, 2016 Your smile is the first thing that most people will notice about you. One of the easiest ways to improve your smile is to whiten your teeth. There are many different methods for whitening and many different products available. In our practice, we offer a range of options for whitening, including custom tray whitening. Custom tray whitening is one of the least expensive and most effective ways to brighten your smile. Once your dentist has fabricated thin, comfortable trays that fit your teeth, you can begin using a whitening gel. Opalescence is a line
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