Missing a tooth — or several — is harmful for several reasons. For starters, it can make you feel self-conscious, causing you to feel the need to hide your smile. This is not healthy for your mental well-being and can feel suffocating. Additionally, missing a tooth can end up causing severe damage to your jawbone and face. Moreover, it can... read more »
RESPONSE TO COVID-19
In effort to control the spread of COVID-19 a Dry Hydrogen Peroxide (DHP) system has been installed in the office to reduce the percent of bacteria, viruses and mold in the air and on surfaces. This method has been proven in reduction of microbes in occupied spaces. DHP has been effective against every species of microbe on which it has been tested.
As concerns arise from how we prepare to fight this pandemic together within the community we are making changes within. We are advising patients to call when they arrive and wait in their cars until we are ready for them. This will diminish the number of people sitting in the waiting room and allows us to further disinfect the office adequately to keep everyone safe.
Millions of smiles suffer from TMJ disorder, also known as TMD. Without care to correct this disorder, major discomfort and serious complications would develop. In today’s blog, your Prairie Village, KS, prosthodontist talks about we can ease issues like TMD with oral appliance therapy. (more…)
In our latest blog, we discussed how we treat minor tooth loss with a custom bridge. But what if you have several gaps, or have lost the majority of your teeth? In these situations, you may need a complete set of dentures. In today’s blog, your Prairie Village, KS, prosthodontist talks about how we create and secure your dentures. (more…)
When you have a gap in your smile, even a single missing tooth, this could lead to problems with the appearance, function, and health of your smile. A solution is possible though! With a dental bridge, we can address more tooth loss with a lifelike prosthetic. In today’s blog, your Prairie Village, KS, prosthodontist talks about our dental bridges. (more…)
When you have problem with bite balance and chewing function, or simply have a badly damaged tooth, we could help you with a custom restoration. Our dental crowns look natural and can restore your smile to a better state. In today’s blog, your Prairie Village, KS, prosthodontist talks about dental crowns. (more…)
When you lose your natural teeth, this could lead to problems with the function of your smile and even the appearance of your facial structure. With prosthodontic care, our team can replace missing teeth and help rebuild portions of your smile. In today’s blog, your Prairie Village, KS, prosthodontist talks about prosthetic dentistry. (more…)
As your Prairie Village, KS, prosthodontist, we can address an array of issues that impact the health, function, and beauty of your smile. From treating tooth loss to correcting alignment issues. But our team can also address strain in your jaw joints. In today’s blog, learn how we approach TMJ disorder and bruxism treatment. (more…)
Dental implants are durable and long lasting, providing a new tooth or even a full set of fixed dentures. But they also offer a lifelike appearance, matching your remaining teeth or acting as a new smile. In today’s blog, your Prairie Village, KS, prosthodontist talks about how we ensure your new dental implants look natural. (more…)
When you have major tooth loss, then you may need a set of dentures to restore function and beauty. For greater stability and longer-lasting results, we could secure a set of full dentures with multiple dental implants. In today’s blog, your Prairie Village, KS, prosthodontist talks about how we secure fixed dentures. (more…)
Tooth loss can mean serious trouble for adults, with major complications and even the risk of a prematurely aged appearance. To not only replace missing teeth but also protect your facial structure, you may need implant dentistry. In today’s blog, your Prairie Village, KS, prosthodontist talks about dental implant placement for missing teeth. (more…)