Category: Restorative Dentistry

Removing Your Wisdom Teeth Before The Holidays

For teens and people just starting adulthood, wisdom teeth can pose a serious risk, impacting everything from your smile’s health to overall appearance. In order to prevent these complications, your Kansas City, MO, dentist can actually remove them with a safe and comfortable dental extraction. Find out more in today’s blog, and be sure to… Read more »

Supporting Dentures With Dental Implants

In our last blog, we looked at how dental bridges can provide a secure and lifelike solution to minor tooth loss. But what about our Kansas City, MO, residents that have lost a majority of their teeth, or all of them? In order to restore the function and beauty of the smile, we may create… Read more »

Don’t Enter 2020 With Gaps In Your Smile

Do you have one or more missing teeth? As we will explain in today’s blog, missing teeth can lead to serious complications for your smile’s health and beauty. In order to replace the lost teeth and address the gaps in your smile, your Kansas City, MO, dentist may recommend a custom-made and lifelike dental bridge.

How Does A Root Canal Prevent Tooth Loss?

When a tooth becomes infected, treatment is crucial for preventing a lost tooth and the spread of infection. In order to treat an infected tooth, your Kansas City, MO, dentist may prescribe a unique endodontic treatment known as a root canal. Find out how we use this procedure to stop infections, often in one visit.

Fixing Your Cavities Using Lifelike Fillings  

A cavity can form when we eat too many sugary sweets, or if we fail to take proper care of our smiles each day. However, most likely they occur as a combination of these two factors. In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist will explain how we treat cavities and offer a filling that… 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 »

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?

Can Dental Implants Be Placed Same Day?

Placing dental implants helps protect smiles in Kansas City, MO, from a number of harmful complications, including to the loss of jawbone density and an older appearance. However, the placement process often includes a long wait between placement and the addition of a restoration or prosthetic. Fortunately, in some case we can actually offer same-day… Read more »

Will Bone Grafting Restore Lost Jawbone Structure?

Did you know that once we lose one or more of our natural teeth, a number of complications can arise, including the loss of jawbone density? Losing jawbone structure can mean difficulties undergoing tooth replacement. However, your Kansas City, MO, dentist can restore lost structure with a bone grafting procedure, which can improve your candidacy… Read more »