Month: June 2018

Strong Enamel Is A Key To Healthy Teeth

Keeping a healthy smile with healthy teeth requires a lifelong commitment to brushing, flossing, making healthy choices about what goes in your mouth, and visiting your dentist at least twice a year. There is no secret fast pass to making your teeth and mouth stay healthy because everyone’s mouth is unique and different. While some… Read more »

How Does Gum Disease Cause Tooth Loss?

According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, advanced gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults. The progressive disease, if not treated, can advance to the point that it destroys the foundation of your teeth, your gums and the bones that support them. Treatment of the disease in the… Read more »

4th Of July 2018 In Kansas City

Independence Day is next week, which means now is the time to start making plans. Are you the type of family that stays at home and barbecues? Do you go down to the river for some waterside fun? Does your neighborhood host a big celebratory block party? Maybe you and your friends go out to… Read more »

How Invisalign® Treatment Works

Malocclusion, or tooth misalignment, affects millions of people to varying degrees. In some cases, it’s minor enough that it can be corrected with a series of custom-made porcelain veneers. In others, the misalignment can be serious enough to require orthodontic braces. For many cases that fall in the middle, the best solution is a series… Read more »

Can I Straighten My Teeth At My Age?

There is a common misconception that orthodontic treatment is only beneficial for people of younger ages. Many people mistakenly believe that straightening teeth is only for children and adolescents, but the truth is that straightening your teeth can be beneficial at any age. The benefits of straightening your teeth go beyond just the way they… Read more »

Can Children Get Gum Disease?

Gum disease is a very common chronic disease in adults, but did you know that it be common for children, as well? While it is not as common as tooth decay as for children’s mouths, it can occur. A mild form of the earliest stage of gum disease known as gingivitis is the most common… Read more »

Fun With Dad This Weekend

This weekend is Father’s Day and there are plenty of ways to celebrate in Kansas City. While there’s nothing wrong with getting dad a new tie or another coffee mug, hanging out with dad doing fun stuff may be a better event.  This week in and near Kansas City, there are plenty of fun to… Read more »

Brighter Teeth For The Summer

When the sun shines a bit brighter during the summer, does it make you want to brighten up your smile with a teeth-whitening treatment? While there are plenty of options for whitening your teeth, ranging from over-the-counter to DIY treatments, professional whitening treatments with the help of your dentist can come with some benefits. Your… Read more »

Keeping Kids’ Smiles Healthy

Good oral hygiene habits developed at a young age can carry with that child through their teens and adulthood. Good oral hygiene includes both brushing and flossing at home, mindful nutrition, and visiting your dentist at least twice a year. Preventative options such as dental sealants and fluoride treatments can help to protect your children’s smiles… Read more »

Summer Fests And More

June is here! It’s officially time for activities in the sun and summertime fun! When you and your family need smile care, we hope you’ll think of Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry of Kansas City for your dental care. This week in and near Kansas City, there are festivals and other fun events going on.