When you leave a checkup and cleaning with your Prairie Village, KS dentist, chances are you scheduled your next appointment, for six months in the future. That’s the prudent way to do things, to avoid skipped appointments. Otherwise, it’s easy to find that six months turned into nine months, and suddenly we haven’t seen you… Read more »
Gum Disease And Your Tooth Pain
When you experience tooth pain, it’s usually your immediate thought that something must be wrong with your tooth itself, such as decay, trauma, an infection, etc. However, it’s important to remember that what you’re thinking is tooth discomfort may actually be related to your gums. How to know what’s what and determine the type of… Read more »
Oral Cancer: Prevent It!
Did you know that as oral cancer starts to develop, you may have no signs at all that it’s there? Did you know that once it progresses, it can include symptoms like tooth pain, a sore in the mouth, and more that you may confuse with other concerns? Rather than giving such a disease time… Read more »
Is Your Toothpaste Annoying You?
In the scope of things, toothpaste troubles can seem petty to complain about. On the other hand, you have to deal with it at least twice a day, when you brush your teeth clean of food particles. There was a time when toothpaste choices were few, and people received dental checkups and cleanings that included bad… Read more »
Capture Your Brightest Selfie Smile
Did Santa leave a new cell phone under the tree? How about an iPad or a digital camera? There is no shortage of photo technology, whether out with friends, or taking selfies just for fun. If you are ducking out of photo opportunities because of your smile, it’s time to have a frank talk with… Read more »
Check Your Insurance Details ASAP!
There’s an awful lot happening right now as we enter December! You need to think about gifts. You’ve got to figure out travel plans. You’re wondering who you’re going to see over the holidays and what you should wear and pack. It’s a complicated yet fun time of year. As a result, you might have… Read more »
Tooth Pain: Why So Sensitive (And What To Do)?
Are you finding that you’re experiencing some serious sensitivity that seems to have come out of nowhere? Or, do you notice that you have sensitivity that comes and goes but when it does show up, it really is quite uncomfortable? Whatever type of discomfort you are experiencing dental sensitivity is something that you should take… Read more »
3 Complications Of Broken Teeth
When you deal with broken teeth, you’re experiencing something much more serious than an annoying inconvenience. Remember that your teeth are alive and that they’re part of a much larger framework that provides you with necessary daily functions. When one or more becomes severely injured, it can have a localized and widespread effect on your… Read more »
3 Misconceptions About Dental Emergencies
As much as you get that warm and fuzzy feeling knowing that we offer emergency dental care, you might not know what to make of it when you need it most. Should you actually call us if something seems very wrong with your smile? Will we be able to see you? Will we consider your… Read more »
Should I Eat Before A Visit?
Ah yes, the age old question when it comes to getting ready for your dental visit with us: Should you eat? Or, is it better to arrive on an empty stomach? The very simple and straightforward answer to this question is: Yes, you should eat! Shocked? Uncertain about how to proceed? Curious regarding the why… Read more »