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Benefits Of Treating Tongue-Tie

It goes without saying that your oral health, whether you are aware of it or not, is a complex area of study. After all, there are countless factors that can threaten your smile’s health, integrity, function, and so much more. Though many of these concerns occur as a result of hyperactive oral bacteria and germs, there are a handful of... read more »

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Caring For Your Smile While Sick

Being able to utilize your oral structures to their full capabilities without any issues is ideal. Though consistent preventive care can help make this goal more achievable, sometimes restorative or prosthetic treatment is needed to address a spreading concern. Indeed, caring for your grin is a lifelong process, but it can become difficult to provide the same level of care... read more »

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Implant Dentures Restore Your Oral Function

In last week’s blog, our team discussed the structural and functional benefits that dental implant posts provide your smile after they have healed, as well as how treatment benefits your oral health overall. As an extension of last week’s blog, this week your Prairie Village, KS prosthodontist will examine the impact losing several structures has on your oral function, and... read more »

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How Implants Provide Structural Stability

Your smile is one of your greatest assets, and as such, it is important to take strides to keep your grin happy and healthy. This means taking steps to attend routine checkups, screen for oral cancer, and report any incidents of teeth grinding. Keep in mind, however, that while dental prevention is the foundation for a healthy grin, certain emergency... read more »

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The Time Has Come For Your Oral Cancer Screening

It goes without saying that when it comes to caring for your smile, the number one item to consider is your oral health. Indeed, oral health and function are the top priority, and as such, your preventive dental routine should reflect this. Although infection and other phenomena occur sometimes out of your control, having a healthy foundation of preventive care... read more »

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Why Fill Your Cavities Early?

Taking care of your smile involves a number of moving parts. For example, you will want to ensure you are taking strides at home to brush your teeth, floss, use mouthwash, and pay mind to the types of food and beverages you consume, as these factors influence your smile’s health. Additionally, you will want to attend a routine dental visit... read more »

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Revamp Your Brushing & Flossing

As you are likely aware, brushing and flossing are crucial at-home preventive measures that can help you maintain the health of your mouth. When you brush and floss regularly, you are taking steps to help minimize the chances of decay and the subsequent need to treat it. Even if you already make it a point to complete both of these... read more »

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Implant Posts For Various Circumstances

Your oral health is your top priority when it comes to caring for your smile, and as such, it is important to recognize the many factors that can pose as a negative influence. For example, you may be aware of the way tooth decay and gum disease affect you, but did you know that teeth-grinding, sleep apnea, and other concerns... read more »

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Experiencing Bruxism?

It goes without saying that advances in dental technology have benefitted the community greatly. Indeed, these advances have made higher-quality treatment possible for a fraction of the price. For example, bone grafting can be used to strengthen a person’s jaw bone prior to receiving dental implants, and so on and so forth. The same can be said regarding teeth-grinding, and... read more »

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What Is Bone Grafting?

Your smile serves a number of important purposes. For example, your teeth and other structures help you bite, chew, and enunciate, while a healthy appearance communicates heightened confidence and happiness. As such, dental complications in the form of tooth decay, gum infection, and a variety of other issues can significantly compromise these purposes and goals. Even when infection spreads rapidly... read more »