Month: June 2022

Are You Experiencing Bruxism?

pretty african american young woman have a toothache

Have you ever awoken from slumber to the tense and painful feeling of a sore jaw? How about experiencing complications with opening your mouth fully or performing routine tasks such as biting, chewing, and eating? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then you may be experiencing a symptom of bruxism. Indeed, teeth… Read more »

Special Considerations For Gum Health

woman at the dentist office

Whether you are aware of it or not, taking care of your smile is a pretty involved process. While you may believe you are doing your part by brushing your teeth regularly, you may also be falling short in your routine by forgetting a few very important steps. Indeed, flossing is essential for gum protection,… Read more »

Has It Been Six Months Since Your Last Visit?

Male dentist with female patient during oral checkup in dentistry

Taking care of your smile is a lifelong process, and one that consists of many steps. You see, practicing routine prevention means much more than just brushing your teeth, but seeking professional insight into potential threats and other factors. For example, anybody can develop a major dental issue such as oral cancer, and it is… Read more »

Have You Had Your 2022 Oral Cancer Screening Yet?

leawood oral cancer screening

According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, over 54,000 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year alone. Which is why an annual screening to identify possible areas of concern is so vital for your overall health. In today’s blog, your Leawood, KS, family dentist talks about how we help safeguard smiles with an oral… Read more »

Implant-Retained Solutions For Function

implant supported fixed bridge. Transparent view . Medically accurate 3D illustration

Taking care of your smile is a process that will follow you well into adulthood. Not only are your oral structures important for accomplishing routine tasks such as biting and chewing, but they are oftentimes the first physical attribute a person may notice about another. Indeed, routine preventive care is essential for maintaining a lifelong… Read more »

Are You In Need Of A Dental Extraction?

Missing tooth space in mouth close-up. Doctor dentist look into open mouth

The last thing you want to experience in your lifetime is the loss of a permanent tooth, especially if it can be avoided, to begin with. After all, your teeth are essential for a host of routine tasks, and is cosmetically the first thing a person may notice about you. With all of this in… Read more »

What To Expect From Root Canal Therapy

Macro photo of dental tools: drill and needle for treating root canals and pulpitis in a dentist's hand in a pink glove. Patient wearing sunglasses

In our most recent blog post, we take a look at the beginning stages of dental decay, how it influences your oral health, and what your treatment options look like. Though it may not be the only complication to befall your smile, dental decay is among the most common issues out there. What’s more? It… Read more »

Providing Versatile Protection With Crowns

Tooth fairy vector cartoon illustration

Taking care of your smile is an important step to consider when aiming to achieve a grin that lasts a lifetime. Indeed, there are not that many natural defenses that can fend off oral bacteria without faltering, and there are even more threats to consider than can be counted on both hands. As such, it… Read more »

Schedule Your Filling As Soon As Possible

Girl child at the doctor. Dentist places a filling on a tooth with dental polymerization lamp in oral cavity. over clinic background.

It can be a difficult process to attend specialized appointments or regular dental visits when anxiety and uneasiness have a say in the matter. Indeed, dental anxiety is a very real phenomenon that affects a number of patients. Sometimes, these fears are strong enough to deter patients from seeking proper treatment, leading to the development… Read more »

A Calmer Visit With Dental Sedation

General Anesthesia. Cartoon tooth sleep in dental chair. Stomatology sedation concept or illustration. Dental care or treatment.

Visiting your dentist at least once every six months is a necessary practice to undertake if you are trying to provide your smile with the best protection. After all, oral bacteria can influence your oral health in a variety of ways, and sometimes we require restorative or cosmetic treatment to address these issues. For some,… Read more »