Category: General Dentistry

Actions To Avoid Cavities During The Holidays

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The holiday season is about togetherness and giving, but it’s also a time of year filled with sugar and starch-rich foods and drinks. The items are delicious, but they could increase the risk of tooth decay. In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist talks about how to help protect your smile from holiday-related tooth… Read more »

Could A Root Canal Prevent An Extraction?

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When you have an infection in your smile, or an abscess, this could lead to major pain and also, the potential loss of your tooth. To prevent the tooth from being lost or removed, you need to treat the issue quickly. In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist discusses how we do so with… Read more »

A Lifelike Way To Treat Cavities

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When you have a cavity, you have an issue that will grow worse with time. To offer a discreet and lifelike treatment, your Kansas City, MO, dentist will place a dental filling. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at how we create a natural-looking filling, and what you can do to avoid future cavities.

A Custom Mouthguard Could Safeguard Your Smile

While a boil-and-bite mouthguard from any sporting goods store could offer a minor level of protection, a custom option could help prevent injuries, and be used to treat other oral health issues. In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist talks about how we help safeguard your smile with an athletic mouthguard.

Safeguard Your Smile With Better Hygiene Habits

You should definitely see us every six months for a checkup and cleaning, which helps protect your smile from issues like cavities and gum disease. However, in between these visits you can protect your smile with better brushing and flossing habits too! In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist is talking about better oral… Read more »

The Importance Of Tooth Extraction

While we have a number of lifelike and durable dental restorations to repair and treat a tooth, sometimes to preserve the health of a smile as a whole we need to actually extract a tooth. In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist will explain how extract teeth, and how being one of the few… Read more »

Don’t Lose Your Tooth To An Infection!

Dental infection could be a source of major discomfort, and over time, even the loss of the tooth. To avoid tooth loss, you need treatment. Using root canal therapy, your Kansas City, MO, dentist can remove infected tissues and restore your tooth to full function, health, and beauty.

Protecting Your Smile From Gum Disease

Periodontal disease could lead to serious problems for your oral health, including tooth loss in the advanced stages. In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist will explain the causes of the issue, and what you can do to help protect your smile. With the right steps, you can keep your gums healthy and your… Read more »

Don’t Let Halloween Treats Harm Your Smile

When we consume treats high in sugar, this could increase the risk of cavities, especially if they’re sticky or chewy. In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist explains how candy could lead to tooth decay, and offers tips to help you and your family enjoy healthier smiles and reduce your risk of developing painful… 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 »