Category: Prosthetic Dentistry

Learning Your Options For Restoring Your Incomplete Smile

If you do not know what prosthetic dental work can do for your smile, and your oral health, you can be unaware of the many benefits gained from replacing lost teeth. Did you know that a prosthetic can be permanently placed, and remain stable enough to help you bite and chew food? Did you know… Read more »

Bring Back Your Complete Smile By Receiving Dentures

Losing multiple teeth, or all of your upper or lower teeth, can feel devastating. Your ability to eat can be seriously compromised by tooth loss, and you can feel discomfort over how you look. Dentures can make it possible to restore your smile, even when many teeth are missing. Your Prairie Village, KS dentist can… Read more »

Remember: You Can Break Artificial Teeth, Too

You may have some misconceptions about your smile, restorations, and the role that they play, specifically as it applies to replacements and durability. If you’re a patient who is dealing with problems that have led to damaged, broken teeth, then you may think to yourself that it’s really no big deal. After all, you figure,… Read more »

Details: Damaged Dental Work

Do you ever wonder about your dental work? Did your bridge used to feel completely fine and like it was “just part of your smile” but lately it’s been giving you what you think is a toothache? Maybe your tooth that has a filling feels like it’s not closing against your other teeth in quite… Read more »

You’re Missing A Tooth: Now What Happens?

To you, dealing with a missing tooth may be one of the “biggest” events you’ve ever dealt with in your life, particularly as it applies to your experiences with your dental care. To us, however, this is a topic we see, treat, and fix all the time! While you might feel overwhelmed, we remind you… Read more »

Missing Teeth Cause Teeth Pain

You may find yourself asking, “How can missing teeth cause teeth pain when some of my teeth are gone?” Well, let’s clarify: When you deal with tooth loss, the openings and change in your bite can actually cause remaining teeth to feel uncomfortable! As a result, replacing those that are gone actually becomes very important…. Read more »

Complete Tooth Loss: Your Quiz!

We know that if you are experiencing complete tooth loss, you may have mixed feelings about the future. You know that you’d like your smile back, of course. However, getting started and knowing how you should move ahead with prosthetic dentistry, particularly if it is new territory for you, can feel like a bit too… Read more »

Three Cheers For Prosthetic Dentistry!

Patients who are experiencing tooth loss will find that the immediate goal is to replace those teeth. However, particularly if this is your first time dealing with a missing tooth, then you may feel you’re entering uncharted territory within which you feel lost and without direction. Not to worry! All you have to do is… Read more »

Bridges: They Are (Or Are Not) For You

In most instances, when we’re discussing prosthetic options for your smile after tooth loss, a lot of your decision is based on preference. When it comes to choosing dental bridges, while a decision is certainly based on whether or not you want one, it is also based on whether this device will actually work for… Read more »

Dentures: Why You Shouldn’t Wear A Damaged One

When you’re someone who wears a full or partial denture, you gain the benefit of enjoying a smile that’s complete, that’s easy to care for, and that looks beautiful. What you might not be expecting, however, is the day damage occurs. It could be just a little bit of a shape change, a chip, a… Read more »