Month: February 2021

Your Dental Emergency Cannot Wait!

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Unlike concerns such as misalignment, a minor cavity, or even a sensitive tooth, a dental emergency simply cannot wait. While you may believe that an aching tooth will eventually subside, what you might not realize is that the source of the problem could be much larger in scope than you expect, potentially resulting from a… Read more »

When Misalignment Can Be Handled Discreetly

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Dental concerns such as broken or chipped teeth, periodontal disease, and more are only a few of the many problems that may arise at one point or another throughout life. The common denominator that leads to these issues typically involves some combination of harmful bacteria and sub-par preventive care, but can usually be treated with… Read more »

You Can Benefit From A Deep Cleaning


As the most common dental concern impacting the United States, periodontal disease affects roughly 3 million U.S. adults annually. What’s more, many of those adults will experience tooth loss to varying degrees as a direct result coupled with uncertainty for when to seek help until it has already become too late. In today’s blog, your… Read more »

Three Important Factors Dental Implants Can Enhance

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You may be aware of the standard process that accompanies an infected tooth, from a number of methods for treatment based on circumstance and ultimately through structural loss itself. Indeed, a number of procedures can be utilized to restore your smile throughout a variety of stages of tooth loss, but are these steps really necessary?… Read more »

Do You Need A Partial Or Full Denture?

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With time, it is only natural that your teeth begin to experience discoloration and lack of vibrancy, as they are constantly enduring a number of factors. These can range anywhere from the types of food and beverages you consume, the frequency at which you visit your dental office, and even the quality at which you… Read more »

Are You Someone Who Can Benefit From Teeth Whitening?

As time passes, many people start to worry that their smile is becoming dim, dull, and generally discolored. Enamel stains can gradually build up over time even when you have good habits in place to keep your teeth cavity-free. Does this mean you are stuck with a smile that looks older and less attractive? Store… Read more »

How A Crown Protects An Injured Or Unhealthy Tooth

Our teeth can remain healthy for many years with proper care thanks to the strength of our enamel. While enamel is a remarkably tough substance, it is not completely invincible; when problems do affect our teeth, we need restorative dental work because enamel is limited in its ability to recover from damage naturally. If a… Read more »

We Can Address Gingivitis During Your Dental Checkup

While gingivitis can be a common issue, it is not one to take lightly. When periodontal problems go unaddressed, they can worsen in time, which leads to more difficulties with treatment, and a greater risk for tooth loss. Advanced gum disease can even interfere with your ability to manage other health conditions! At our Leawood,… Read more »

Has Trouble With Teeth Grinding Changed Your Smile?

When you have issues with teeth grinding, you can create problems with chronic jaw pain for yourself, and you can also start to experience worrying dental wear and tear. Even if the damage to your enamel is not serious enough for restorative dental work, it can affect your smile in ways that make you self-conscious…. Read more »

How Chronic Teeth Grinding Threatens Your Health

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For a number of people out there, the biggest threat to a perfect smile does not have to do with harmful oral bacteria, but instead, unconscious teeth grinding throughout the night. Indeed, bruxism – the name given to chronic teeth grinding – affects a number of people every year. While it may not seem like… Read more »