Month: May 2018

Why Do My Gums Bleed?

Many issues that arise in your smile will hide symptomless while they continue to worsen behind the scenes. With tooth decay and gum disease, it is unlikely for you to feel pain or notice any symptoms until these conditions are in advanced stages. Bleeding gums, however, could be a signal of gingivitis, the early sign… Read more »

An Oral Hygiene Quiz

Have you ever been told during a dental cleaning that you may be missing a spot? Learning that your oral hygiene game is not perfect can be frustrating. It can be especially frustrating if you feel like you are doing everything you should be doing to keep up with your oral hygiene. It is not… Read more »

4 Benefits Of Dental Implants

Adult teeth are meant to last you a lifetime. So, unlike when you were a kid and lost a baby tooth, another tooth will not grow into replace a lost adult tooth. Losing a tooth as a grown up means losing a tooth permanently. Tooth loss can have a lot of negative effects on your… Read more »

To-Do This Weekend

May is almost over and Memorial Day is this weekend, which means that summer is getting closer. There are plenty of things to do in Kansas City to both honor the true meaning of Memorial Day, while also celebrating the warmer weather moving into town. Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry of Kansas City for your family’s smile… Read more »

What Is Pericoronitis?

Wisdom teeth, which are also known as third molars, usually start to erupt from your gums during the late teen years and early twenties. These teeth are the last to emerge and sometimes there is not enough room in the mouth for them. If this is the situation, the teeth may come into your mouth… Read more »

What Can I Do For My Damaged Tooth?

Damaging a tooth can be quite a traumatic experience, and it can feel like an emergency. In many situations, it is. The urgency of the individual situation will depend on the severity of the damage. In any situation with damage to the tooth, it is important to contact your dentist as soon as you can. If… Read more »

What Are The Stages Of Gum Disease?

Gum disease is caused by a buildup of bacteria along and underneath the gingival tissue (your gums). If treated during the earliest stage of gum disease, known as gingivitis, mild inflammation can be reversed. Ignoring a bacterial infection and allowing it to progress can lead to the destruction of the gum tissue and the underlying jawbone…. Read more »

Celebrate Mom In KC

Whether you are looking to celebrate your own mother, the mother of your children, or the family and friends in your life that happen to be moms, there are plenty of ways to celebrate Mother’s Day in Kansas City. Our team is proud to serve this great community of Kansas City, and we hope you will… Read more »

5 Signs You Need A Dental Visit

Many oral health problems are sneaky and can develop without you noticing them. However, your dentist is trained to spot these sneaky developments, which is what makes routine dental visits so important. Even though there are some issues that can sneak up on you, there are some signals that your mouth could be giving you… Read more »

Should I Be Worried About Snoring?

Snoring happens whenever your airway is at least partially blocked. Almost everyone is likely to snore at one time or another. Simple, occasional snoring can be caused by allergies, a cold, or other sinus problems. Snoring on occasion may be annoying to your loved ones, but it is usually nothing more than a minor inconvenience…. Read more »