Category: Prevention

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 »

Preventing Periodontal Disease

Gum disease doesn’t just cause discomfort, periodontal problems have also been linked to loose teeth and even adult tooth loss. In order to keep your smile healthy and strong, you should take steps to avoid the onset of periodontal disease. In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist will discuss ways to prevent periodontal disease… Read more »

Schedule A Summer Hygiene Visit For Your Family

Summer is the perfect time to schedule a visit for your family. You no longer have to worry about your kids missing school or conflicts with after school activities! A routine visit helps prepare your family for the coming school year. In today’s blog, we’re looking at what makes a checkup and cleaning so vital… Read more »

Will My Valentines Candy Cause Cavities?

Did you receive candy and sweets yesterday? A lot of us will find ourselves suddenly flush with candy and sweets. While a treat now and then is no big deal, too much candy could increase the risk of tooth decay. However, there are steps one can take to help protect the teeth from cavities. Let’s… Read more »

Dental Cleanings For The Family

This time of year is often full of quality time for the family. College students may come home for winter break. The kids are home from school. The adults may even have some extra time off this time of year. Along with baking cookies and decorating throughout winter, why not think about scheduling dental cleanings… Read more »

I Missed A Dental Cleaning. So What?

Your calendar is pretty full. Depending on your family obligations, work, hobbies, and fun events, you are probably juggling a lot of appointments and schedules. You may have had a dental cleaning schedule that you missed. You may have not even had a dental cleaning scheduled at all in the past six months or longer…. Read more »

When Was Your Last Dental Exam?

An average rule of thumb for patients on how often they need to visit the dentist is twice a year or once every six months. Depending on your smile’s needs, this amount may change, but the general recommendation applies to most people. People can get awfully busy in Kansas City, MO, and personal needs can… Read more »

Your Smile Is Linked To Your Health

People can often disassociate the mouth’s health from the rest of the body’s health. This could be because you go to a dentist for one and a doctor for another. Whatever the reason, the fact is that your oral health is directly related to your overall health. While there are many occasions when your body’s… Read more »

Fall Sports And Custom Mouth Guards

High school football season in Kansas City, MO has begun. Along with football, sports like soccer, volleyball, and cross country have kicked off their fall season. If somebody in your family plays a high-impact sport, have you considered a custom mouth guard? A customized mouth guard is created specifically to the dimensions of a unique… Read more »

Q & A: Flossing

Your dental team in Kansas City, MO loves to answer questions about oral health. The more knowledgeable you are, the better you can take care of your smile. Many people have questions about flossing (the oral hygiene technique, not the popular dance move!) and many people are afraid to ask these questions. According to National… Read more »