Month: September 2020

When Do Smiles Benefit From Tooth Extraction?

We often recommend treatment, such as fillings or crowns, to restore decayed, cracked, or chipped teeth, preventing issues like infection or abscesses. However, sometimes an oral health concern develops that is so severe, the best option to protect your smile is to remove the tooth completely. In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist will… Read more »

Treating Infected Teeth With Endodontic Procedures

While a cavity can be addressed with a filling, what if your tooth decay is more severe, or your tooth infected or abscessed? When you have major discomfort and advanced cases of infection, you may benefit from endodontic treatment. In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist explains how a root canal offers relief with… Read more »

How Do We Create Natural Looking Fillings?

A dental filling is a way to treat a cavity and return a smile to a healthier and more functional state. However, that doesn’t mean we have to rely on a metal restoration. In fact, your Kansas City, MO, dentist often uses composite resin material that can blend with the rest of your smile. In… Read more »

Protecting (And Preserving) Your Smile With A Custom Mouthguard

We often help address multiple oral health concerns, and even safeguard teeth against injury, with a custom mouthguard. In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist will explain how a comfortable and custom-made oral appliance could provide treatment for issues like TMJ disorder and bruxism (chronic teeth grinding), and also lower the risk of chipped… Read more »

Schedule Your Exam And Cleaning Visit Soon

We always urge our patients to see us about once every six months for a checkup and cleaning. While these visits may not seem very vital, they are in fact essential for keeping teeth and gums healthy and free of decay, infection, and disease. In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist will highlight the… Read more »

Stay Comfortable With Dental Sedation

We often find that our patients with dental anxiety put off even routine care due to concerns about past experiences, or as a result of lack of experience. In addition, even people who attend routine checkups and cleanings every six months could feel apprehensive about undergoing oral surgery and other major treatments. To help our… Read more »

Affordable Dental Treatment With Smile Club

We know that one major roadblock for people eager to obtain healthier (and brighter) smiles is cost. Your Kansas City, MO, dentist has always tried to help our patients with this aspect, from Patient Specials to our Loyalty Program. We also accept many dental insurance plans, and file for our patients too. However, since the… Read more »