Category: Tooth Loss/Extraction

The Necessity Of Removing Compromised Teeth

Patient with painful toothache siting in chair at dental office

Issues such as dental decay, TMJ disorder, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, and many more can lead to even bigger concerns arising for your oral health. After all, A cavity or subsequent issue will not get better with time, and if you wait too long before seeking treatment, you could face the possibility of losing a natural… Read more »

What To Do In An Emergency

Text sign showing Emergency Plan. Business photo text procedures for handling sudden or unexpected situations

Taking care of your smile is a lifelong process, and sometimes we can fall short on the quality of our care. After all, we are all human, and it can be difficult to juggle the countless list of to-dos that constantly plague your schedule. While most things can be prepared for, sometimes life has other… Read more »

Why Your Tooth Might Need To Come Out

Wisdom teeth extraction, happy woman with tooth in hand on gray background, dentistry concept

When it comes to your oral health, most individuals will share that they do their part to brush at home consistently. Though brushing is a necessary part of a preventive dental routine, it is only a portion of the work that must be put in in order to pave the way for a lifelong smile…. Read more »

When Extraction Can Benefit Your Smile

Happy dentist holding a tooth and satisfied patient after tooth extraction

Dentistry is a process that encompasses a wide range of circumstances. Indeed, from cosmetic concerns such as stains and chips, to more severe issues such as decay and infection, a great deal of attention should be given to our smiles and overall oral health. After all, our health should be our top priority and there… Read more »

When A Compromised Tooth Threatens Your Health

Baby tooth extraction. Surgery of children's teeth, concept.

It can be a hassle attempting to maintain a healthy smile all the time, especially during the chaos of a jam-packed schedule. What’s more, proper hygiene care is more involved than just brushing your teeth, and there are even more factors that lead to degradation than just forgetting to brush. In today’s blog, your Leawood,… Read more »

What Happens After You Lose A Tooth

For a number of adults, tooth loss is a very real phenomenon often brought on from a number of concerns, including decay, infection, and not following up with routine checkups and cleanings. Indeed, multiple concerns arise if you do not tend to an infected or compromised structure, oftentimes leading your dentist to recommend extraction to… Read more »

Times When Extraction Is Necessary

Being one stain or chip away from an otherwise perfect grin can be a nuisance. For a number of blemishes and discrepancies in your smile, however, cosmetic dentistry has a solution. Indeed, advanced practices nowadays makes correcting any visual issues fast and simple, and the same level of innovation and care is utilized to address… Read more »

Replacing a Lost Tooth with an Implant

In our previous blog, we discuss the circumstances that arise causing the need for a tooth extraction. While your dentist will attempt to save your natural structure as best as it can be saved, sometimes the only option is to remove it. The problem is, however, that even though the compromised/diseased structure has been removed,… Read more »

When Saving Your Smile Means Removing a Tooth

As a busy adult, oftentimes the last thing on your mind is the need to have a tooth removed. For most cases, there is a list of procedures or treatment options that can usually prevent the need to remove one of your natural structures. Other times, however, a tooth may be beyond saving if it… Read more »

Steps to Lower Your Risks of Tooth Loss

Aside from keeping your teeth clean with good dental hygiene practices, there can be different specific goals for your dental health care. For example, if your smile is healthy, you’ll need professional care from your dentist to keep it that way by consistently removing tartar (calcified plaque) from your teeth and gums. If you have… Read more »