Category: Preventive Dentistry

Why You Should Prioritize Periodontal Care

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Your smile’s health is as good as the effort you put into it. While we may have natural defenses such as protective enamel to try and keep our structures covered, it is important to recognize just how many factors negatively affect your oral health. From bacterial infections to physical accidents and injuries, your grin is… Read more »

Schedule Your Child’s Back-To-School Checkup

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Before you know it, your children will be starting their first day of a new school year. Which means now is a great time to help them prepare for their first day, which includes taking care of their smile! In today’s blog, your Leawood, KS, dentist talks about the importance of back-to-school visits for little… Read more »

Why You Should Prioritize Preventive Care

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Looking and feeling your best can mean a lot, but for many, it means sporting a vibrant and youthful smile. Indeed, your grin is oftentimes the first thing someone notices about you, and it can communicate a surprising amount. From your hygiene habits to your level of confidence and happiness with life, there is not… Read more »

Special Considerations For Gum Health

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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 »

Have You Had Your 2022 Oral Cancer Screening Yet?

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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 »

Let’s Schedule Your Oral Cancer Screening

Whether you are aware of it or not, your smile is constantly fending off germs, bacteria, and other concerns from influencing your smile. Indeed, these factors have a hand in negatively influencing your oral health, and without proper preventive care or treatment, they can progress into even bigger concerns with time. In today’s blog, your… Read more »

Taking A Look At Periodontal Concerns

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Though loving their smile is a goal many individuals strive to achieve, that does not mean that it is an easy goal to acquire. Indeed, it is important to recognize that various bacteria, infections, and more can cause damage to your smile, even impacting it permanently. This same concept applies to surface-level issues, and this… Read more »

Regular Oral Cancer Screenings Are Important

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Maintaining the health of your mouth consists of more than regular brushing and flossing your teeth. While these are crucial habits, it is also essential to visit your dentist for checkups and cleanings. When you go to the office, it is also important that you are screened for oral cancer and other diseases in your… Read more »

When Should You Replace Your Toothbrush?

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As you likely know, brushing your teeth twice a day, along with flossing and using mouthwash, is essential for maintaining a healthy mouth. These all come together to create the at-home component of practicing preventative care. While you are aware of the importance of brushing regularly, you might not know how often you need to… Read more »

A Deep Dive Into Periodontal Maintenance

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Taking care of your smile means more than just brushing your teeth every day. As a matter of fact, attending your regular checkups, paying mind to the way certain foods and beverages affect your smile, and a host of other considerations all play a role in your overall smile quality. Further, it is important to… Read more »