Category: Family Dentistry

Don’t Let Halloween Cavities Ruin Your Fun

The true terror of Halloween for your family dentist is the onset of tooth decay. After all, cavities cause more than just toothaches they could even mean infection or tooth loss in extreme cases! Unfortunately, Halloween encourages extra candy consumption, so your Overland Park, KS, dentist is recommending some options to keep your family’s smiles… Read more »

The Benefits Of Dental Sedation

We always take steps to help our patients feel welcome, from answering their questions and addressing their concerns, to carefully discussing their oral health and what to expect from treatment. However, we know that many people have concerns about their treatments, often due to dental anxiety. To help ensure our patients remain calm and comfortable,… Read more »

Does My Smile Need TMJ Treatment?

In our last blog, we looked at bruxism (chronic teeth grinding), and how this jaw joint disorder impacts your oral health. Today, your Overland Park, KS, dentist would like to look at a related, but very different, issue known as TMJ disorder. We want to explain how treating this issue helps you avoid uncomfortable symptoms,… Read more »

How Teeth Grinding Damages Smiles

Sometimes, adults develop an oral health issue that causes them to grind and clench their teeth frequently as they sleep. Known as bruxism, this disorder could cause major problems for your oral health and smile beauty. In today’s blog, your Overland Park, KS, dentist will explain how we treat teeth grinding and repair damaged smiles.

Managing Periodontal Disease

Once gum disease forms, there is no cure. However, there are methods of managing the disease to prevent uncomfortable symptoms and also avoid major complications, such as the loss of one or more adult teeth. In today’s blog, your Overland Park, KS, dentist will look at how we manage gum disease with a simple procedure… Read more »

Why The Whole Family Benefits From A Checkup And Cleaning

We hope to see you and your family for a checkup and cleaning at least once every six months. This may seem like a minor visit at best, but a checkup and cleaning is actually crucial for the health and beauty of your smile, combating serious concerns like cavities and even periodontal disease. In today’s… Read more »

Strong Smiles With Proper Brushing And Flossing

How often do you brush your teeth each day? Do you always remember to floss? What may seem like minor steps in your oral healthcare routine could be essential for keeping serious concerns like infected teeth or gum disease at bay. In today’s blog, your Overland Park, KS, dentist explains the benefits of proper brushing… Read more »

Defending Your Smile Against Tooth Decay

Without routine care and other steps to protect your smile, you could become vulnerable to tooth decay, leading to serious discomfort and even the risk of an infection. In today’s blog, your Overland Park, KS, dentist looks at what you can be doing to help protect your smile from tooth decay while you’re staying home!

Do I Need Emergency Dentistry?

While we’re unable to offer care for general or cosmetic issues, this limit on elective treatments doesn’t extend to emergency dentistry. Your Overland Park, KS, dentist provides emergency care for patients in our community, addressing damaged teeth or treating common issues like tooth decay and infection that could threaten your smile’s health and stability.

Avoiding Periodontal Disease From Home

Routine care at home does more than just strengthen your teeth and avoid the onset of issues like tooth decay or dental infection. In fact, these steps also help safeguard your smile and overall health from serious concerns like periodontal disease. In today’s blog, your Overland Park, KS, dentist talks about preventing gum disease from… Read more »