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.
Category: General Dentistry
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
When was the last time you stopped in for a routine checkup and cleaning visit? We suggest them once every six months to keep smiles healthy and whole. But how does removing plaque and tartar help smiles, and what does the procedure involve? In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist looks at the process… Read more »