Category: General Dentistry

Keeping Your Smile Safe With Custom Mouthguards

Playing sports is a great way to stay in shape and improve heart health. However, lack of proper protection for your smile means an increased likelihood of chipped or cracked teeth. To protect your smile, and to also address common oral health issues, your Kansas City, MO, dentist may recommend a custom-made mouthguard.

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 »

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 »

How Often Should A Child Have A Checkup And Cleaning?

As an adult, you need to see us about twice a year for a checkup or cleaning, or every three to four months if you have gum disease. But what about our little patients? When should children see their Kansas City, MO, dentist for a routine checkup and cleaning? We’re going to talk about examining… Read more »

Protecting Little Smiles From Cavities

When a child develops a cavity, this means eventual discomfort and a risk of future infections, possibly even premature tooth loss. In order to halt the progress of decay, we may suggest a dental restoration to treat the tooth. Find out how your Kansas City, MO, dentist will help treat cavities in children, and protect… Read more »

Schedule Your Family’s Next Hygiene Appointment

Your entire family, from the youngest to the oldest member, benefits from a routine hygiene appointment with your Kansas City, MO, dentist. These exams and cleanings help protect smiles of all ages from a variety of serious oral health concerns. In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about why you should always schedule a routine… Read more »

Answering Common Questions About Custom Mouthguards

There’s not nothing fun about a chipped tooth, or about aches or pain in your head or jaw. But these common occurrences can develop due to injury or the onset of TMJ disorder or bruxism. In order to help restore the health and function of smiles in Kansas City, MO, our team may suggest a… Read more »

Do Bleeding Gums Mean You Need Periodontal Cleanings?

Over time, poor oral hygiene and other factors could leave Kansas City, MO, residents with a high risk of developing gum disease. To address the problem in the inflammation stage, or manage the disease successfully, we may suggest a periodontal cleaning. When do people need to seek a scaling and root planing, and what benefits… Read more »

Improving Your Family’s Oral Hygiene

Maintaining good oral hygiene helps safeguard your smile against an array of oral health concerns, from cavities to gum disease, and more! In today’s blog, we want to explain how we help families in Kansas City, MO, enjoy optimal oral health. What happens during hygiene appointments, and how do you care for teeth and gums… Read more »