Category: Restorative Dentistry

Should I Be Worried About The Health Of A Chipped Tooth?

If you chip a tooth, you can grow alarmed by how the damage changes your smile. With that said, is there more to an injury than just its effect on the way you look? If your tooth continues to hurt after injuring it, you should seek treatment – internal damage could call for your dentist’s… Read more »

Dental Implants Can Restore Your Confidence In Your Bite

A meal you used to love may feel like it has to be taken off the table permanently if tooth loss has affected your bite function. In addition to affecting the way you look, the loss of teeth can start to interfere with your ability to comfortably bite and chew. On top of making it… Read more »

We Can Provide A Dental Crown To Address Your Needs

Sometimes, our teeth need more than just the support of a good oral hygiene routine. When a cavity forms, or when you experience trauma that damages your enamel, you can require restorative dental work. At our Prairie Village, KS dentist’s office, we can make sure your needs are met by restoring your tooth with a… Read more »

Does The Idea Of Dental Work Make You Uncomfortable?

How can you make sure your smile is healthy when anxiety keeps you away from the dentist’s office? For many people, dental anxiety creates a serious obstacle between them and their best oral health. After all, it can be difficult to keep your smile in good condition when you are not attending regular dental exams… Read more »

How Can I Tell If My Tooth Is Affected By A Cavity?

If you think something feels wrong with your tooth, you should take that concern seriously. A persistent toothache, or a sudden discomfort when exposed to hot or cold temperatures, can be a sign that you have a cavity that requires care. With that said, there are times when a person can have a cavity without… Read more »

What Will Your Cavity Treatment Experience Be Like?

If you are anxious about restorative dental treatment, the idea of your procedure can begin to feel intimidating or even overwhelming. Our Prairie Village, KS dental office is proud to provide modern, patient-friendly restorative care when patients come in for help with cavities. We can examine your tooth in order to determine what kind of… Read more »

How Can I Make Sure My Dental Bridge Stays In Place?

When you have a dental bridge put in place to address the loss of a tooth (or several adjacent teeth), you can count on the restoration to support your smile while also helping you bite and chew comfortably. What has to happen to ensure that your bridge remains secure, and offers lasting support? These prosthetic… Read more »

Trouble With A Toothache? Make Time To See Your Dentist

The holiday season can keep people particularly busy. Even with time off work, plans with friends and family can fill your schedule, and keep you on the move. While there is never a good time to have a toothache, at this time of year dealing with this discomfort can feel especially inconvenient. What you should… Read more »

Should I Ask My Dentist About Replacing An Older Crown?

When a tooth is seriously compromised by decay, or by a physical injury, it can be necessary to place a dental crown over it. When a crown is set on a tooth, it is meant to provide permanent support, which is important because teeth in these cases will not be able to heal naturally. You… Read more »

A Root Canal Procedure Can Save A Vulnerable Tooth

Dental enamel is a remarkably strong material, capable of keeping our teeth healthy even as they suffer impact from biting and chewing. Unfortunately, cavities can do real damage to this substance, and expose us to infections that lead to discomfort, and potential tooth loss! If you suffer from an advanced cavity that leads to an… Read more »