Do you have dental insurance, or possibly a health savings account? If so, then you could have benefits and funds available to use before the year comes to a close! In today’s blog, your Prairie Village, KS, prosthodontist talks about putting them to good use before they’re gone, so you can enjoy good oral health! (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.
Tooth loss, even the loss of a single tooth, could lead to major problems with the overall health and beauty of your smile. Your chewing function and ability to eat your favorite foods could be complicated too! To bring relief, your Prairie Village, KS, prosthodontist can help by securing a dental bridge. (more…)
When you have a damaged tooth, or one that impacts the function and balance of your smile, then you may need a good dental restoration. To help restore the function, health, and beauty of your smile, our team could provide a dental crown. In today’s blog, your Prairie Village, KS, prosthodontist can place dental crowns. (more…)
TMJ Disorder, also known as Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD) is a painful thing to experience, and millions of people do. One of the most common symptoms of this disorder is persistent headaches. Unfortunately, many other issues can cause headaches, so it can be difficult to pinpoint TMJ Disorder as the cause. This is frustrating and causes the disorder to be... read more »
When you have an injury to your face due to an external accident, this could mean major complications with your oral health. Lack of treatment could mean a poor quality of life with time. Fortunately, your Prairie Village, KS, prosthodontist can help repair the smile with implant dentistry, ridge augmentation, and more. (more…)
When you suffer from tooth loss, whether due to poor oral health or injury, then tooth replacement is necessary to restore comfort, health, and beauty to your smile again. For a long-lasting and durable option, we can discuss placing dental implants. In today’s blog, your Prairie Village, KS, dentist talks about implant dentistry. (more…)
When our jaw loses mass and density following tooth loss, or as a result of an injury, this could complicate a number of facets of our daily life. To restore function, health, beauty, we need to undergo treatment to restore what has been lost. In today’s blog, your Prairie Village, KS, prosthodontist talks about ridge augmentation and sinus lifts.... read more »
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 »
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…)