Month: October 2017

Two Types Of Tooth Stain

Did you know that there are two types of tooth stains? Intrinsic stains are stains that affect the inner part of your tooth while extrinsic stains affect the outer layer of enamel. Knowing which kind of stains or discoloration affect your teeth can be the deciding factor in which way you treat the stain. While intrinsic… Read more »

Types Of Cosmetic Dentistry

A perfect smile can have blemishes, imperfections, and even flaws. A perfect smile is just your unique, healthy smile that makes you feel confident and secure.  If you are insecure about your smile, it can impact your everyday life. Cosmetic dentistry is the art of upgrading your smile to one that is perfect for you meaning… Read more »

Boo At The Zoo!

Halloween is on a Tuesday this year, which means that this weekend is when most of the Halloween activities will take place. Every year the Kansas City Zoo hosts Boo at the Zoo! The event is a fun for the whole family and for the kids. The children can trick-or treat at the zoo while… Read more »

3 Reasons To Straighten Crooked Teeth

Crooked teeth may seem like just a surface level problem, but there are dangers lurking beneath a crooked smile. Depending on the extent of the misalignment of your smile, it may be able to be straightened with Invisalign® treatment. Your dentist will best be able to help you assess if Invisalign® is right for you. Straightening your… Read more »

How Do You Treat My Sleep Apnea?

Snoring can sometimes be a sign of a serious sleep disorder known as obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep apnea occurs when the soft tissues of your throat and mouth collapse upon your airway causing you to lose oxygen in your bloodstream. Your brain is signaled that you are suffocating. Your brain then signals to the body… Read more »

Kansas City Ballet: Romeo & Juliet

The most famous of Shakespeare’s plays is being brought to life as a ballet by the Kansas City Company. Artistic Director, Devon Carney, interprets the classic by creating choreography to pair with the story of the ill-fated lovers. The music of Sergei Prokofiev performed live by Kansas City Symphony pairs perfectly with the ballet. The… Read more »

Tips For Healthy Smiles This Fall

Autumn is a season filled with unhealthy treats. Sugary pumpkin spiced lattes, candied apples, and pies are just the beginning. Halloween is an entire holiday nearly devoted entirely to candy. How do you keep your smile and the smiles of your family healthy with all these sugar-laden threats around? How do you keep all these… Read more »

The Importance Of Treating Gum Disease

Gum disease is what’s known as a progressive disease, which means that it continues to progress until it is treated. Gum disease can be prevented, and if caught and treated early enough, it can even be reversed. If gum disease is allowed to progress, it can worsen into advanced stages which can endanger both your… Read more »

Why Get A Cleaning Every Six Months?

Maintaining routine visits to your dentist every six months gives you a chance to get a professional cleaning and a thorough examination. The professional cleaning is an important part of preventative dental care. A cleaning can remove buildup of harmful bacteria from the teeth and the gums that you may miss during your daily routine. Even with… Read more »

Protecting Your Children’s Smiles

Prevention is critical to healthy smiles and good oral health. Prevention is also an essential part of setting up a healthy smile for children. Good oral hygiene habits developed at a young age can carry into adulthood. Good oral hygiene includes both brushing and flossing at home, and developing a routine for visiting your dentist… Read more »