Intelligent OPKS

A Solution That Works For You

Tooth extraction is sometimes a necessity for the ongoing vitality of your smile. The replacement of your natural teeth is a process that requires dedicated care and treatment from a qualified prosthodontist. This dental specialization focuses on the replacement of your existing teeth with a prosthetic and there are multiple ways of approaching your specific situation. The repair of your... read more »


Chew With Confidence Again

The repair of a damaged smile can be a helpful way to revive its bite function. Not only that, but the appearance of a gorgeous and functional smile can do wonders in improving self-image. For repair after a tooth extraction, discuss your prosthodontic options with Dr. Stuart Dexter, DDS in Overland Park and Prairie Village, KS. Depending upon your specific... read more »

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A Custom Plan For Your Individual Needs

Tooth loss can happen in many different ways. Sometimes an extraction can come as a result of bacterial infection. It is vital to the lasting durability of your smile to eliminate the growth of harmful microorganisms as quickly as possible. An extraction can help stop the progression of this development before it spreads into the bone of the jaw or... read more »

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Undergoing Prosthodontic Care In 2023

When you have damaged or missing teeth, or issues with jaw joint strain and bite imbalance then you need orthodontic dentistry. Now is a great time to begin treatment, so you can transform your smile in 2023. In today’s blog, your Overland Park, KS, dentist talks about prosthodontic dental care. (more…)

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Finding Your Unique Solution

If you are looking at the possibility of a tooth replacement solution, you might not be fully versed in all the ins and outs of how things work. Even patients who have already received a prosthodontic restoration may require a different method of repair due to the location or severity of the loss. Each situation is unique, so it is... read more »

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Placing Your Dental Implants

In our previous blog, we looked at how we planned the placement of one or more dental implants to address your tooth loss. In today’s blog, your Overland Park, KS, dentist talks about the next step. We’re going to discuss how we insert your dental implants and attach a custom restoration or prosthetic. (more…)


Prepare For Your New Implant

Receiving a dental implant can include multiple procedures over the course of a few months. The steps necessary for this process are important and operate in a distinct progression. This means that there are definite and specific steps that are required before each. Your mouth also requires unique recovery after these methods so that the healing process allows for the... read more »

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Let’s Talk About Treating TMJ Disorder

With prosthodontic treatment, we hope to restore function, balance, and yes, beauty to your smile again, addressing issues such as a weakened or damaged jaw, or even missing teeth. But we can also address a strained smile that develops a painful disorder known as TMJ disorder, or TMD. In today’s blog, your Prairie Village, KS, dentist talks about how to... read more »

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Dental Implants Can Save Your Smile

Dental implants can be crucial to saving your smile. Not only can missing a tooth harm your self-image, prompting you to feel the need to mask your smile, but it can also cause extensive damage to your jaw and face. Moreover, lacking a tooth can end up depriving your body of the nutrients it needs to thrive. When considering these... read more »

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Thanksgiving Tips From Your Prosthodontist

The holiday season is here, and for many it starts with a huge Thanksgiving dinner. We want everyone to enjoy their feast with friends or family. But we also know that the high sugar and starch amounts in these foods could mean the risk of tooth decay and infection. In today’s blog, your Prairie Village, KS, prosthodontist talks about protecting... read more »