Ask About Invisalign® For Your Smile

Teeth KCMOMisalignment is a condition that can affect your confidence. It can be difficult to be your full self when you are trying to hide your smile. If you struggle with crooked teeth, you might hold back in conversation. This can impact both your social and professional lives. Discuss your options with your qualified dental care professional, as there is discreet available treatment to help correct your alignment.

Improper location of teeth can contribute as well to dental concerns beyond your cosmetic appearance. Malocclusion is the term for a misaligned bite when the mouth is closed. This condition can create an imbalance in your mouth that leads to additional enamel wear. Speak with Plaza Family Dentistry in Kansas City, MO about how clear aligner treatment from Invisalign® can help you to keep your teeth safe and gorgeous. The accumulation of problem plaque and tartar can risk the lasting future of your smile. Look better while giving your smile the care it deserves! (more…)

Creating Your New Smile Solution

Arms Crossed KCMOThe replacement of a tooth after an extraction procedure is a process that may feel overwhelming to you. This is not a situation that you may have experience with, and the prosthodontic steps may confuse you or trip you up. It is important, however, that you gain a working knowledge of tooth replacement. There are a few different specific methods to place a new prosthetic at the site of your gap. Firstly, a dental bridge is a helpful system of repair that relies upon a hanging solution between two dental crowns. The replacement spreads the stress of chewing to the two remaining healthy teeth.

Dental implants are another form of prosthodontic renewal that center around the placement of a sturdy titanium post within the bone of your jaw. This metal has a special property that tricks the immune system into believing that your post is actually your own biological tissue. At Plaza Family Dentistry in Kansas City, MO, we have solutions for the replacement of your natural teeth. A new prosthodontic solution could restore your bite function while giving you a new source of confidence. (more…)

A Solution To Make Your Smile Soar

Woman KCMOPeople often wish that their smiles were improved. These concerns can be diverse, ranging from gum disease to uneven enamel wear that has left your dental health wanting. For these patients, a full smile makeover can be a fabulous way to refresh your cosmetic appearance. Schedule your consultation at Plaza Family Dentistry in Kansas City, MO so we can start to plan a brighter dental future you deserve!

Our makeovers can help you in a variety of ways. For those with cosmetic enamel discoloration, a whitening procedure can help to gently erase years of stains from your existing natural material. For further enamel damage, a crown or a porcelain veneer can help renew the functionality of your smile and prevent future infection at the site. Veneers are also a wonderful way to tidy up an uneven smile. Our teeth can appear out of balance with overuse in certain areas and this process can help to give you a more cohesive appearance. These procedures and many more could be part of your full smile makeover, so call today! (more…)

Important Roles Of Your Routine Checkup

Portrait of a beautiful and cute young woman, looking in cameraThe holidays are upon us, and festivities have commenced! While this time of the year is often a time associated with holiday cheer and gatherings, it is also characterized by flu-like symptoms and sicknesses. Indeed, families are more prone to getting sick in the winter, and while your oral health may not be at the forefront of your mind, it is still important to stay on top of your oral health and not let it fall through the cracks. In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO dentist discusses the important roles of your preventive checkup and why you should not skip your visits.

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Protect Your Family’s Smiles When Sick

Sick KCMOAs the holidays get closer the risk of contracting influenza and the common cold increases. We are more likely to be close together in the cold, and the shopping malls are filled with eager people looking for gifts for their loved ones. Through the festivities and travel we are simply more likely to get sick this time of year. If you have children this risk is only magnified!

You need to be aware of how to properly care for your family’s oral health if you contract one of these common winter viruses. Our Kansas City, MO dental office has some tips to get you through this stressful time. Your immune system is at its most overworked when battling these viral illnesses. How you handle your dental hygiene during these occasions can make all the difference in the staying power of your oral health! (more…)

Veneers Can Improve Your Smile

porcelain veneersMany of us have several things we wish we could change about our smile. From desiring whiter teeth to a more aligned smile, it is easy to fixate on imperfections. While we want everyone to feel confident about their teeth, we understand that this is easier said than done. Moreover, considering all the changes we would like to make, figuring out the ideal treatment can seem overwhelming. Fortunately, porcelain veneers are a comprehensive solution that can address and fix several cosmetic problems at once. In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist discusses the benefits that veneers can have for your smile.  (more…)