Using A Teeth Whitening Kit Provided By Your Dentist

When you picked up that teeth whitening product from your local grocery store or pharmacy, you may have had a vision of what you wanted to see after treatment, but ultimately felt let down by your results. The products that are available over the counter to help people brighten their smiles can help with surface stains on teeth, but they can have limited value beyond this. If you want to see more significant changes, our Prairie Village, KS dental office can help! We can provide you with a professional whitening kit that includes more potent bleaching agents. Through daily applications of this substance, you can make your teeth noticeably brighter, and more attractive. (more…)

Don’t Let Halloween Candy Damage Your Healthy Smile!

Even though trick-or-treating tends to only happen on Halloween, candy can become readily available weeks before the actual holiday. If you are someone who normally struggles with a sweet tooth, you can be understandably concerned about the health of your smile. Even if you feel you do a good job resisting temptation, you may not realize how much trouble your “occasional” slip-ups really create for your teeth. Our Prairie Village, KS dental office is here to help patients who find themselves in need of cavity treatment after Halloween. Of course, we are also proud to provide ongoing preventive dental care. We are ready to help you keep your teeth in good health throughout October, and every other month! (more…)

How Can You Be Sure A Cosmetic Procedure Is Right For You?

What is it going to take for you to feel truly confident in your smile? If you have concerns about the color of your teeth, a problem with a certain tooth’s shape or size, or issues with the way your smile is aligned, you can be interested in learning about cosmetic dental care. Our Prairie Village, KS dental office is aware that your needs may be different than someone else’s, and we are prepared to help you see results from the right procedure. You may be surprised to find out just how effective that right procedure can be at improving the way you look. (more…)

Receive A Tooth-Colored Filling To Address Tooth Decay

Keeping up with daily smile care efforts will help you avoid the permanent damage that a cavity can cause. Between daily brushing and flossing, smart dieting, and regular preventive dental care, many patients are able to keep their teeth safe from this harm. Unfortunately, cavities are still common threats, and you may find yourself in need of treatment at least one time in your life. At our Prairie Village, KS dental practice, we can provide restorative dental work that addresses your oral health needs, but also allows you to maintain your appearance. Our modern dental fillings are capable of matching the look of your enamel, and they bond directly to your tooth structure to provide incredible support. (more…)

How Can I Be Sure My Crown Will Fit In With My Smile?

If you have a serious problem with your tooth, a dental crown may be needed to save it. At our Prairie Village, KS dental office, we have helped many people in situations where they needed restorative dental work for a serious cavity, or in response to a dental emergency. If you find yourself in a position where your tooth is badly hurt, or seriously affected by decay, we can make sure your needs are addressed. For teeth that are visible when a person smiles, we do offer treatment with lifelike porcelain crowns. These crowns imitate the look of healthy enamel, so they do not cause problems for your appearance when they are placed. (more…)

Hiding Damages And Discoloration With Custom Veneers

At our Prairie Village, KS dental office, we understand that the problems people have with their smile are not always rooted in oral health concerns. Your teeth may be healthy, but you can feel self-conscious because they look worn, damaged, discolored, and generally less attractive. If you find yourself covering up your smile, avoiding photographs, and just not enjoying the way you look, we can discuss your options for cosmetic dental treatment. For many people who want to see smile improvements, porcelain veneers can help! These custom cosmetic shells can hide any visible problems that affect the way you feel about your teeth, so you can begin smiling with true confidence! (more…)

Find Out How We Help Our Patients Avoid Discomfort

It can be hard to make sure some people have all the care they need because they are reluctant to make a dental appointment. If you are someone who stays away from professional oral care because you worry about discomfort, you should know that our Prairie Village, KS dental office can make your experience more pleasant. For people who have dental anxiety, or those worried about a particular restorative dental procedure, sedation can be provided. Sedatives available to you can help you relax and remain calm, while still being conscious during treatment. If your concerns are focused on how treatment might affect the way you look, you should know that our modern fillings and crowns can expertly imitate the look of your healthy enamel! (more…)

Are You Experiencing Discomfort Due To TMJ Dysfunction?

If you continue to wake up with face and neck pain, or if you have recurring issues with headaches, your dentist may be able to explain what the root of your troubles might be. These problems can all point to TMJ dysfunction. This is a term used for ongoing trouble with your jaw joints and muscles that can lead to jaw pain, facial soreness or stiffness, limited jaw movement, and headaches. If the problem you have also includes teeth grinding, leaving the matter untreated can lead to dental damage, in addition to discomfort. During a visit to our Prairie Village, KS dental office, you can learn more about this issue, and find out how Dr. Browne can put a stop to your dental discomfort! (more…)

Routine Dental Visits Keep Teeth And Gums Safe From Harm

While our Prairie Village, KS dental office is ready to help you recover your oral health from the effects of tooth decay or gum disease, our goal is the same as yours – we want to keep your smile out of trouble! When you visit our practice for routine dental cleanings and exams, we can provide the kind of ongoing preventive care that can keep you free from threats like tooth decay and gum disease. Your exams allow us to look for any signs of trouble, and keep you updated about the overall quality of your oral health. During your dental cleanings, your hygienist can clear away any harmful agents found on your teeth, including tartar, which can resist your brushing and flossing efforts. (more…)

Rely On A Dental Implant To Improve Your Bite Function

If you have given up on certain favorite foods because tooth loss has made them difficult to eat, you should know that modern prosthetic dental care can help. In order to more effectively restore your bite function while restoring your smile, our Prairie Village, KS dental office can recommend the placement of a dental implant to keep a prosthetic dental appliance in place. By receiving this added support, you can find that your ability to speak, eat, and laugh become easier. You can also enjoy important support for your oral health over time, as an implant can restore the delivery of nutrients to your jawbone, and prevent the bone loss that affects people after tooth loss. (more…)