When we perform oral surgery, we may be extracting a wisdom tooth to prevent painful impactions, or possibly replacing missing teeth with a lifelike and durable dental implant. But to ensure the patient feels comfortable and relaxed through the proceedings, your Kansas City, MO, dentist will usually prescribe sedation. Find out how IV sedation helps calm anxious patients.
A dental implant doesn’t need crowns or suction to stay in place. Instead, we insert them using oral surgery, which ensures they act as new tooth roots. In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist will take a look at how we place dental implants, and what benefits this option provides people with one or more missing teeth.
Once again, we would like to talk about what’s going to happen in Kansas City, MO, this weekend. From learning opportunities for children to fun festivals for everyone else, there is plenty to see and do in our community. In addition, should you want to start attending these events with a brighter smile, then we can help with our cosmetic and restorative treatment options.
When discussing oral surgery, we often talk about wisdom tooth extraction or even dental implant placement. But sometimes, we may need to offer surgery and treatment for your jaw, whether to address tooth loss or treat TMJ disorder. How does your Kansas City, MO, dentist improve jaw health with surgery?
For our patients in their teen years, wisdom teeth pose a serious risk. Once they erupt, they could lead to poor oral health, misalignment, and other major oral health complications. In order to protect smiles in Kansas City, MO, your dentist may perform a safe and comfortable dental extraction. How do we extract wisdom teeth, and what happens afterward?
As always, there are a ton of fun and exciting events happening in Kansas City, MO, this weekend, from festivals to live music and more! We’re going to cover four of these events in today’s blog, and we welcome residents to call us if they would like to start attending these shows and festivals with brighter smiles.
As an adult, you need to see us about twice a year for a checkup or cleaning, or every three to four months if you have gum disease. But what about our little patients? When should children see their Kansas City, MO, dentist for a routine checkup and cleaning? We’re going to talk about examining and cleaning young smiles in today’s blog.
When a child develops a cavity, this means eventual discomfort and a risk of future infections, possibly even premature tooth loss. In order to halt the progress of decay, we may suggest a dental restoration to treat the tooth. Find out how your Kansas City, MO, dentist will help treat cavities in children, and protect them from developing decay in the future.
If you have teeth that sit crooked in your smile, or crowd one another, then this could have a negative impact on your overall health, leading to serious complications. In order to enjoy an even and beautiful smile, and protect your oral health, you should seek orthodontic treatment. In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist will discuss how we correct misalignment without metal braces!
A veneer is a very thin restoration we create from porcelain. When placed, we can transform a smile’s appearance and address a host of minor and severe cosmetic issues, such as stained or even damaged teeth. But how does a veneer provide smiles in Kansas City, MO, with such durable and natural-looking restoration?