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Gum Grafting: What Options Do You Have?

Gum Graft

Our gums can recede for a number of reasons. This condition is one of the most common that we see in the dental industry. Not only can this be embarrassing, but also dangerous to the oral health of the individual. Today, your Kansas City, MO dentist discusses the varieties of solutions to gum recession. 

Be Sure To Use Your 2020 Benefits!

Can you believe we’re already in December? Which means the end of 2020 is a few weeks away! While no one is sorry to see this year go, that doesn’t mean you should let it lapse without using your 2020 dental insurance benefits! In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist will explain what you… Read more »

Surprising Signs Of TMJ Disorder

TMJ disorder is a disorder of the temporomandibular joints (TMJ) of your jaw. The symptoms and signs of the disorder that are probably not surprising consist of jaw pain, jaw popping or clicking, chronic headaches, and lockjaw. The surprising symptoms of TMJ disorder are ones that you might not expect to be related to the… Read more »

How Invisalign® Treatment Works

Malocclusion, or tooth misalignment, affects millions of people to varying degrees. In some cases, it’s minor enough that it can be corrected with a series of custom-made porcelain veneers. In others, the misalignment can be serious enough to require orthodontic braces. For many cases that fall in the middle, the best solution is a series… Read more »

Can I Straighten My Teeth At My Age?

There is a common misconception that orthodontic treatment is only beneficial for people of younger ages. Many people mistakenly believe that straightening teeth is only for children and adolescents, but the truth is that straightening your teeth can be beneficial at any age. The benefits of straightening your teeth go beyond just the way they… Read more »

The Facts About Crooked Smiles

Having crooked teeth can make you feel self-conscious when you talk, laugh, or smile. It can shake your confidence, but just as importantly, a crooked smile can negatively impact your oral health. The longer you wait to address your teeth’s needs, the more impact the crookedness can have on your overall oral health. A crooked… Read more »

Should I Choose Invisalign?

Having crooked teeth can create more problems than just those with your smile’s appearance. While misaligned teeth can make you feel less confident about your smile, it can also make your smile more susceptible to tooth decay and gum disease. Crooked teeth create more places for bacteria to hide in your mouth than straight teeth… Read more »

Is A Straight Smile Healthier?

A straightened smile can be healthier than a crooked, misaligned smile. Crooked teeth may seem like just a cosmetic issue, but it can be harmful to your oral health. Crooked teeth are more prone to breakage, tooth decay, and gum disease. Misaligned teeth can also lead to TMJ disorder and chronic headaches.  Invisalign® treatment may be… Read more »

Holiday Happenings in KC

Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry of Kansas City is so proud to serve the creative, festive community of Kansas City. Hanukkah has begun and Christmas is next week, which means that the events in our city are in full holiday swing. There are plenty of unique ways for you and your family to celebrate the different… Read more »

Why Do I Need A Filling?

You probably do your best to take care of your teeth; you brush and floss twice a day, you mind your sweets, and you visit your dentist for regular exams. Despite your excellent care, you may still find yourself with a cavity. The causes usually lead back to a lax in hygiene or routine, but… Read more »