Category: Preventive Dentistry

What Kind Of Cleaning Do You Need?

Over time, even if we brush and floss properly, plaque and tartar could form on the surfaces of our smile and unless removed, could lead to serious oral health issues. Which is why our team wants to remove the buildup completely every few months! In today’s blog, your Leawood, KS, dentist talks about our dental… Read more »

Oral Cancer Screenings Save Lives

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Oral cancer, though often overlooked, is a serious condition that can significantly impact your health and well-being. Thankfully, regular screenings play a crucial role in early detection and successful treatment. In today’s blog, our talented restorative dental experts in Leawood, KS,  explore the process of oral cancer screenings in our compassionate dental office.

Easing Jaw Pain With Nightguards

When you have pain in your jaw, such as discomfort when eating, or a chronic headache, this could be related to your smile. Strained jaw joints could lead to painful disorders like TMD, also known as TMJ disorder, and bruxism. In today’s blog, your Leawood, KS, dentist looks at easing your jaw joint disorders with… Read more »

The Risks Of Untreated TMJ Disorder

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When your jaw joints undergo excessive strain, this could lead to a common issue known as TMJ disorder, or TMD. The disorder impacts millions of smiles, and is linked to serious complications with the ability to open and close the mouth. In today’s blog, your Leawood, KS, dentist talks about how we treat TMD.

Treating Bruxism Could Protect Your Smile

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When you have bruxism, this means you grind or clench your teeth on a regular basis. Without treatment, this could damage your teeth and leave your smile vulnerable to painful infections and more. Fortunately, your Leawood, KS, dentist can treat bruxism and protect your smile with a noninvasive oral appliance.

Scaling And Root Planing Helps Manage Gum Disease

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When you have sore, red, and bleeding gums, this could mean you have gingivitis or the early stages of periodontal disease, and that treatment is crucial for protecting your smile. To help manage the concern, we could offer a deep cleaning. In today’s blog, your Leawood, KS, dentist talks about our scaling and root planings.

The Importance Of Oral Cancer Screening

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When was the last time you underwent an oral cancer screening? According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, over 53,000 will likely be diagnosed with the disease this year alone. Which is why a screening is so valuable. In today’s blog, your Leawood, KS, dentist talks about the importance of your routine oral cancer screening, and… Read more »

Don’t Ignore Your Exams And Cleanings!

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For younger adult patients, setting dental appointments can be difficult. This is a normal part of development as you test the waters in which medical needs are necessary at what time. No matter how much your parents bring it up, the likelihood is high that they too struggled with this action. With that said, it… Read more »

Celebrate With A Brighter Smile

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Around this time of year, it can be gratifying to take stock of the successes of the past year. It can also be a helpful experience to reflect on where we could have done better. This makes it a perfect time to schedule a routine cleaning and examination at Dreem Dentistry in Leawood, KS. During… Read more »

How Long Has It Been Since Your Last Oral Cancer Screening?

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In our most recent blog, we took a look at the signs and symptoms of gum disease, as well as why it was important to stay on top of routine periodontal care. More often than not, we take the strides necessary to keep our teeth protected, but fall short when it comes to the other… Read more »