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Get To Know Your Prosthodontist!

Prosthodontic dentistry is a specific area of dentistry that focuses on the relationship between oral prosthetics and maxillofacial concerns. Though all prosthodontists have a foundation in general dental care, it is incorrect to assume that all dentists are prosthodontists. Indeed, the relation between maxillofacial concerns and one’s health is a complex and fascinating area of study, and today, we wanted... read more »

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When Will I Need A Prosthodontist?

In our most recent blog, our team decided to list a few common misconceptions we have come to find patients have about prosthodontics prior to scheduling an appointment. Indeed, these consisted of financial misconceptions as well as the thought that every dentist provides prosthodontic treatment. We also cleared up inconsistencies and set the record straight so that we can do... read more »

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Common Misconceptions About Prosthodontics

It goes without saying that dentistry in and of itself is a complex area of study, and on the surface, we can clearly see different specialties that target specific areas. For example, cosmetic dentistry involves treatment to surface-level issues, whereas restorative care is the practice of treating damage or infections after they have taken place in order to restore the... read more »

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What Does A Prosthodontist Do?

Everyone deserves a chance at loving their smile and feeling comfortable in their own skin. The problem arises, however, when dental complications, damage, and a host of other concerns get in the way. Indeed, we cannot always prevent accidents or injuries from occurring, but that does not mean we do not have the capabilities to address the issue after the... read more »

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Dental Implants Preserve Your Smile

Dental implants do much more than just fill the gap in your smile brought on by tooth loss. They can actually preserve your facial features and prevent the prematurely aged appearance that could occur as the result of tooth loss. In today’s blog, your Prairie Village, KS, prosthodontist talks about the dental implant process. (more…)

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Why Replace Lost Or Missing Teeth?

It goes without saying that your smile is constantly having to fend off oral health threats. Indeed, from oral bacteria to dental infections and even some of the foods or beverages you consume, there is not much out there that does not pose a potential threat to your smile. What’s more? There is significantly less in terms of natural protections,... read more »

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The Link Between Bruxism & TMJ Disorder

If you have persistent, unexplained headaches, there could be an issue with your jaw. More specifically, the problem could lie with the joints that connect your jaw to the base of your skull. When these joints become misaligned, it causes TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint) Disorder. It can be very painful and exceedingly difficult to self-diagnose. This issue is bad, but it... read more »

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Ridge and Sinus Augmentation

It goes without saying that, when presented with the option, nobody would opt to lose a permanent tooth. Not only will it not return, but you will be left to sport a noticeable gap in your grin that also influences the quality of your oral function overall. Fortunately, advances in dental technology have made it possible to seek lifelike restorations... read more »

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When To Consider Partial Dentures

Your smile serves a variety of important purposes throughout your life, and in order to ensure you receive the most use out of it, you are encouraged to maintain a consistent routine of dental prevention. Indeed, other forms of dentistry – such as restorative and cosmetic – also serve important purposes, however, without your oral health in line, the rest... read more »

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Enhancing Your Smile With Cosmetic Treatment

Your smile’s health is influenced by a variety of factors, and providing a complete list in a single blog post would be virtually impossible. Some of these include common concerns such as tooth decay and gum disease, whereas others may be as complex or niche as tongue-tie, sleep apnea, and more. Sometimes, however, a person’s biggest concern may involve surface-level... read more »