Category: Preventive Dentistry

Checkups Prevent Cavities And More

In our last blog, we discussed what to do during a dental emergency. While not all accidents can be prevented, several problems can be avoided with proper care. Along with your daily oral hygiene, you should also be seeing your dentist twice a year for a cleaning and examination. Today, your Kansas City, MO, family… Read more »

Keeping Your Smile Merry and Bright

As the holiday season kicks off with Thanksgiving, so does the abundance of tempting treats and festive indulgences. While the joy of celebrations is contagious, it is essential to be mindful of the impact these seasonal delights can have on your oral health. In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist will dive into some… Read more »

What Is Considered A Dental Emergency?

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Toothaches, chipped teeth and pain caused by crowns or fillings are all causes of concern for your dental health. But how do you know what is an emergency and what is not? In many cases, mild toothaches and pain are not considered an emergency. But this doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t take your discomfort seriously…. Read more »

Renew Your Dental Focus With A Checkup!

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How long has it been since the last time that you were in the office for a routine cleaning and examination with your dentist? If you have been skipping your semiannual dental checkups, your smile quality could suffer due to the development of tooth decay and periodontal disease. These appointments give you vital tools and… Read more »

Keep Up With Your Cleanings And Exams

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Has it been a little too long since the last time you visited the dentist for a routine cleaning and examination? If so, find your way back to a positive schedule of these appointments, as they serve to keep your smile safe. Most people need to visit the dental chair once every six months, but… Read more »

How Cleanings Keep Your Smile On Track

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The consistent maintenance of your smile is a key part of your ongoing health. Science is making important discoveries all the time, showing a connection between your dentistry and your overall wellbeing. One of these links is found through your cardiovascular system. Within the structures of your mouth, there is a complex system of blood… Read more »

Gum Maintenance Is Key To A Happy Smile


Your periodontal health is more important than you probably know, as gum disease is a highly prevalent condition within American mouths. Nearly half of all adults in this country struggle with the infection and inflammation of their gum tissue. If you have begun to notice redness or swelling along your gumline, it may be the… Read more »

Make Resolutions For Your Smile This Year

If you’re going to make New Year’s resolutions this year, we urge you to consider your smile. After all, a few simple changes to your daily routine and you could enjoy a bright and healthy smile throughout 2023 and beyond. In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist talks about keeping your smile strong.

Protect Your Family’s Smiles When Sick


As 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… Read more »

Keep Your Holiday-Related Cavities At Bay

Do you have any big holiday plans? If so, then they probably include a Thanksgiving dinner, and more holiday gatherings in December. While we love getting together with our friends and family, many of these meals are high in sugar and starch. In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist has tips for avoiding holiday-related… Read more »