Prosper Dentist Explains Common Causes of Dry Mouth

If you’ve ever been thirsty, then you can relate to what a person with dry mouth feels like. Dry mouth, or xerostomia, is a condition that occurs when your salivary glands produce inadequate amounts of saliva to lubricate and moisten your oral tissue. There are as many treatments for xerostomia as there are causes, so… Read more »

Prosper Dentist Discusses Fish Oil for Gum Disease Treatment

Periodontal disease, or gum disease, affects more than half of the adults in the United States of America. It is the leading cause of adult tooth loss, and has been associated with an increased risk for potentially-fatal systemic disorders, including stroke, heart disease, and diabetes. Although gum disease is treatable, it is hard to detect… Read more »

Cavity Prevention from Your Celina Children’s Dentist

Did you know that for the first time in over 40 years, incidence of childhood tooth decay has increased? The U.S Center for Disease Control recently published a report on the rise in tooth decay and attributes this trend to lack of oral healthcare, poor dietary choices, and inadequate oral hygiene. Severe tooth decay may… Read more »