When we develop gum disease, our oral health suffers and eventually, we could experience an increased risk of tooth loss. Fortunately, one can take steps to improve the health of the smile and avoid periodontal problems. In today’s blog, we’re looking at tips for preventing gum disease and talking about when our Kahoka, MO, patients should see us for periodontal care.
Did you have a happy Valentine’s Day? Many of us received quite a lot of candy and chocolates yesterday. While these sweets taste great, they also make tooth decay more likely. What can our patients in Kahoka, MO, do to help prevent cavities, while still enjoying the occasional sweet treat? We’re going to talk about this in today’s blog!
Cavities impact us all, with only 1% to 2% of the population immune to dental caries. Which means routine care is essential for avoiding the onset of cavities. In today’s blog, we’re talking to our Kahoka, MO, patients about what they can do to stay cavity-free and protect their smiles.
Tooth loss leads to problems eating, speaking, and even impacts our facial structure. In order to address gaps in your smile and safeguard your facial structure, we may recommend implant dentistry. How long does dental implant placement take? Can you enjoy a full smile in a single day? Let’s look at how implant dentistry helps restore smiles in Kahoka, MO.
As we grow older, periodontal disease and other factors may lead to the loss of our natural teeth. In order to restore the smile, we may suggest a custom-made prosthetic to address these missing teeth. How do we use dentures to help patients in Kahoka, MO, enjoy a full smile once again? Will they look natural?
If you have lost one or more teeth, then your smile’s health could suffer. Not to mention, missing teeth impact your smile’s appearance as well. In order to restore the health and function of your smile, we may recommend Kahoka, MO, patients receive a dental bridge. Let’s find out how our custom prosthetics replaces missing teeth.
Your Kahoka, MO, dentist strives to help patients enjoy whole and healthy smiles. However, sometimes maintaining optimal oral health means removing a tooth, such as wisdom teeth. What does an extraction involve? Will the procedure be comfortable? Let’s take a closer look at the procedure.
If we see a patient with a broken or cracked tooth, or one with severe tooth decay or an infection, then we may recommend a dental crown. We use several different materials, depending on the type of problem and the location of the tooth. Which type of crown will your smile need? When should you see your Kahoka, MO, dentist about restoration?
What resolutions have you made for 2019? In addition to quitting smoking or improving your overall health, why take steps to better your smile? With a few minor changes, you could enjoy a healthier smile (and brighter teeth) in the new year. Let’s talk about how our Kahoka, MO, patients can enjoy better smiles in 2019!
If you have a cavity, then you may experience serious discomfort, as well as a greater risk of infection or tooth loss. In order to repair cavities, we offer our Kahoka, MO, patients tooth-colored fillings. Find out how these lifelike restorations help stop cavities.