Month: August 2022

Help Your Gums, Protect Your Health

Point OPKS

Our periodontal, or gum, tissue is incredibly important as a defense for our immune system. Without robust protection, the mouth is very susceptible to bacterial and fungal infections. After all, it is the largest opening into the body we have, and we are constantly exposing it to the outside world through eating, talking, and even… Read more »

The Importance Of Planning


When you are looking to have any form of oral surgery performed, you might be understandably cautious. Our mouths are very precious to us, and we want to make sure that the benefits significantly outweigh any possible risk to your health. And as we do not regrow our teeth, it is important to trust your… Read more »

Implant-Supported Dentures Provide Security

All-On-4 OPKS

For those patients who have lost all or most of their teeth, or for those who are requiring extensive extractions, dental prosthetics will be needed to appropriately maintain their mouth’s function. Historically, this has meant traditional dentures, which are connected to the face through an adhesive. This can be messy and unreliable. Now, with the… Read more »

Jaw Tension Due To Anxiety

Anxiety OPKS

Our world can be filled with chaos and stress. And sometimes, our brain can have some difficulties computing the world and those stressors can lead to a myriad of anxiety disorders. And that can manifest itself in jaw tension, which can cause both long-term problems and daily headaches. Today, your Overland Park, KS dentist writes… Read more »

New School Year, A Fresh Cleaning

School OPKS

For a lot of us, the summer was jam-packed with activities, maybe a vacation if you could get away. With that, some of the less exciting needs may have fallen by the wayside. But with the school year rapidly approaching, now may be a perfect time for you to get these chores out of the… Read more »