Month: June 2020

We Can Fight Gingivitis By Performing An Ultrasonic Scaling

Every day when you clean your teeth, you can protect yourself against gingivitis. The question is, has your routine been effective at stopping the buildup of bacteria a your gum line? Problems with accumulated bacteria and other debris can lead to the formation of plaque, which can result in the formation of hardened tartar in… Read more »

Has Caffeine Started To Cause Trouble For Your Smile?

When you have problems with your oral health, you can quickly think of a list of likely reasons why those problems occurred. People often look to their oral hygiene routine, or recognize that a long break from routine dental exams was to blame. If you are having trouble determining why oral health issues have affected… Read more »

Arranging Restorative Treatment With A Dental Bridge

Tooth loss can have a negative impact on a person’s confidence, their bite function, and their diet. In order to address these different issues, it can be important to provide a dental prosthetic that offers support for their bite as well as their smile. Our Prairie Village, KS dentist’s office is able to do this… Read more »

Can A Dental Crown Really Absorb Bite Pressure?

If you have a problem with an unhealthy tooth, it can become difficult for you to bite and chew food without experiencing some degree of pain. When you undergo the appropriate restorative dental treatment, will your bite function be restored, or will you need to continue limiting the pressure placed on that tooth? Our Prairie… Read more »

Receiving A Dental Filling That Matches Your Enamel

When a cavity forms, it is important that your dentist address the damage done to your tooth. Unfortunately, the matter is not something that you can recover from on your own – without treatment, the harm done is permanent. Fortunately, the matter can be treated without causing a problem for the condition or appearance of… Read more »

Your Brushing Habits May Be Less Effective Than You Realize

If you brush twice a day, and you generally feel confident in the appearance of your teeth, you may feel that no changes to your routine are required. With that said, many patients have walked into their dentist’s office confident in their oral health, then discovered in the course of their oral health exam that… Read more »

The Impact A Cavity Can Have On Your Appearance And Health

How much harm can a cavity actually do? If too much time passes without work to restore the tooth, decay can lead to significant problems, including the loss of your tooth. With that said, many people are able to undergo the appropriate restorative dental work before they need anything more than a dental filling to… Read more »

Do The Following To Stay Informed About Your Oral Health

If you want to prevent problems with your oral health, a thorough and consistent brushing and flossing routine will be important, as will a smart diet that keeps sugar consumption to a minimum. If you want to stay informed about your oral health, you should take advantage of the preventive services offered by your dentist,… Read more »

Preventing Problems That Leave Teeth Dull Or Discolored

While bright, healthy teeth can be good for a person’s confidence, it can sometimes feel difficult to keep your enamel from showing some signs of discoloration. Part of the problem is that, simply put, many popular products we eat and drink are able to leave particles behind that stain teeth. With that said, discoloration is… Read more »

Acknowledging The Impact Your Diet Is Having On Your Smile

Are you sabotaging your efforts to keep your smile clean, and making yourself less safe against the threat of tooth decay? People who put time and effort into brushing and flossing their teeth can make themselves vulnerable to oral health problems because they are not being mindful of their diet’s impact on their well-being. If… Read more »