Category: General Dentistry

Don’t Skip Your Cleanings And Exams

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In addition to vigilantly brushing and flossing, visiting the dentist regularly is the most important thing you can do to maintain fantastic oral health. These checkups help ensure that your teeth are clean and that there are no issues developing. What’s more, these visits help your teeth appear healthy, which can help build confidence in… Read more »

Relief From TMJ Disorder And The Pain It Causes

Does it seem as though jaw pain and stiffness affect you on a daily basis? Are you concerned by an increase in painful headaches? These issues, along with facial discomfort, teeth grinding, and other problems, point to an issue with TMJ disorder that will need to be addressed if you want relief. Fortunately, the right… Read more »

Kids Need A Back-To-School Checkup

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When children start school, your schedule becomes very busy! Which means finding time to see the dentist for an exam can be difficult. Which is why we suggest making an appointment now! In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist talks about using these visits to diagnose and treat issues before your children start school.

Jaw Exercises For Pain Relief

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Millions of people suffer from TMJ Disorder. This can be very painful and frustrating, as many are not even aware that they have it. One of the reasons why it is so debilitating is that it affects your jaw joints, and many of our daily actions require their use: eating, speaking, biting, etc. When TMJ… Read more »

Treating Cavities With Tooth-Colored Fillings

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A cavity could mean serious trouble for your smile, including toothaches, infection, and in extreme cases, tooth loss. But we can bring relief, and do so with a cosmetic approach. In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist is talking about our tooth-colored dental fillings, and how to avoid tooth decay.

Fillings Offer A Solution To Cavities

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Even if you diligently brush and floss your teeth, decay can still occur. Various factors, including diet and genetics, can influence the presence of cavities — despite your best preventative efforts. If a cavity does, in fact, develop, your dentist will most likely suggest a dental filling. In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist… Read more »

How TMJ Therapy Puts A Stop To Jaw Pain

If you have a persistent problem with painful or limited dental functions, if you have an increase in headaches, or if you are beginning to experience problems with nightly teeth grinding, it may be time to discuss TMJ therapy with your Kansas City, MO dentist. Through treatment to address problems with your jaw alignment and… Read more »

Responding To Common Dental Emergencies

A dental emergency refers to damage or pain in your teeth, gums, or oral structures that isn’t life threatening, but still needs immediate attention. You should call us right away so we can find the best time to see you, even if the issue occurs outside of normal business hours. In today’s blog, your Kansas… Read more »

Treatment For Your TMJ Headaches

When you have persistent headaches, or aches in your jaw, this could mean you’ve developed TMJ disorder. Also known as TMD, this common disorder occurs when your jaw joints become strained, and could be the source of serious discomfort. In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist talks about how we treat TMJ disorders to… Read more »

Don’t Forget About Your Six-Month Exam!

We recently talked about your dental cleanings, but what about the exam portion of the visit? A routine exam is essential for protecting your oral health and preventing issues from growing more severe with time. In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist talks about what happens during your dental exam, and why people of… Read more »