Month: October 2019

Staying Free of Cavities This Halloween

Halloween season means you’ll likely be attending fun parties with your friends and family, or that your home will suddenly enjoy an influx of sugary sweets. With that in mind, your Kansas City, MO, dentist would like to discuss the link between candy and cavities, and what you can do to help safeguard your smile… Read more »

How Do We Treat Gum Disease?

  When we develop gum disease, treatment is needed to manage this disease and prevent serious complications, including adult tooth loss. But how does your Kansas City, MO, dentist treat gum disease and control such a serious oral health concern? In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about the importance of a routine periodontal cleaning… Read more »

What Exactly Is Scaling and Root Planing?

Keeping your teeth clean on a consistent basis is a fundamental principle of good oral health. It’s also the main goal of attending a routine dental cleaning at least once every six months. However, sometimes, you need to clean more than just the tops (crowns) of your teeth to keep your smile healthy. At our… Read more »

Keeping Smiles Healthy With Checkups And Cleanings

The American Dental Association recommends a routine visit every six months to keep smiles of all ages bright and healthy. We agree, and urge our Kansas City, MO, patients to see us twice a year. These visits help your smile avoid the onset of cavities, gum disease, and other oral health concerns. We’re going to… Read more »

Schedule Your Exam Before The Year Ends!

While we’re only in October, the year will be over before you know it. Which means if you have dental insurance, your benefits could run out once December comes to a close. In order to treat any developing oral health issues and make the most of your remaining benefits, you should schedule an exam with… Read more »

Halloween Events In Kansas City

Once again, were going to talk about the fun events happening Kansas City, MO, this weekend. With Halloween only a few days away, there is plenty of spooky fun to be had in our city! We’re going to cover four very different Halloween events, and also remind our patients that with cosmetic care and other… Read more »

Ensuring Patient Comfort With IV Sedation

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… Read more »

How Is A Dental Implant Placed?

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… Read more »

Fall Fun In Kansas City

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… Read more »

Improving Your Smile’s Health With Jaw Surgery

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?