Category: Family Dentistry

Aggressive Smile Care: Good Or Bad For Your Smile?

What could possibly be wrong with practicing aggressive smile care, you might wonder? After all, when you want to get something clean, isn’t it best to put all that you’ve got into getting the job done? Well, the answer here is that in terms of effort, yes, you should really go all out! However, in… Read more »

4 Things To Always Remember: About Your Tongue! 

Did you know that along with the other parts of your smile, as you’re striving to keep your smile health in exceptional condition, you should keep your tongue in mind along the way? If you’re shrugging your shoulders because this is truly something you’ve been overlooking, then remember: It’s never too late to add new… Read more »

4 Things To Change In Your Dental Hygiene Collection 

If you have a dental hygiene collection that is working wonders to the point that it almost seems magical, our Overland Park, KS team is guessing you’re in good shape. When what you’re doing to protect your oral health is working, there’s not really a pressing need to fix it! However, if you would report… Read more »

3 Ways You’re Experiencing Smile Balance Issues 

You might not spend a lot of time thinking about the balance of your smile. That is, until you realize you are having trouble chewing or even leaving your smile at rest because things don’t feel like they’re fitting together correctly. Then, there’s the fact that you may develop bruxism or TMJ disorder, only to… Read more »

Identify What You Like Least About Dental Hygiene (And Then…)

When you aren’t too thrilled with dental hygiene, we know that the easiest thing to do is to give into your immediate emotions, announce to yourself that you don’t really enjoy it, and start to avoid it. However, our Overland Park, KS team reminds you that the best thing you can do instead is to… Read more »

Things You Don’t Have To Switch Up (But Might Want To)

If you’re enjoying your dental care experience right now and things are going A-OK, then you may not really be in need of any serious advice. However, if you’re doing pretty okay but there are some areas of your smile protection experience with which you are experiencing a bit of a challenge, our Overland Park,… Read more »

Our Dental Care: We Can Help With More Than You Realize

If there’s one thing that can prove frustrating about choosing a dental practice, it’s the fact that you really want to find one that offers everything you need. Under just one roof! However, you may find that though you like certain aspects of a particular selection, you really don’t want the hassle of having to… Read more »

What To Do? When Chewing Hurts!

As you likely know on instinct but may also want to hear, definitively, from our Overland Park, KS dental team: Chewing shouldn’t hurt! So, when it does, your number one priority becomes answering the question, “What should I do?” Is something terribly wrong? Should you be able to fix the problem at home through your… Read more »

Yes But…Answers for Family Dental Health

Whether you have children and teens living at home, or you used to be one yourself, you probably remember those “Yes, but…” conversations. They don’t stop with adulthood, and they can hold you back from having the best smile possible in Overland Park, KS. Dr. Cook is a compassionate and experienced family dentist, and has… Read more »

Finding The Time For Dental Hygiene!

So, you feel like you don’t have time for dental hygiene. Or, you feel like it’s always somehow a burden, in the way, or something you have to force yourself to do. However, when you really think about it, you realize it takes almost no time at all to brush and floss. What’s the problem,… Read more »