The Fascinating History Of Veneers

Beach Kahoka MOThe use of porcelain veneers as a cap to a broken or damaged tooth is relatively recent advancement, but has become commonplace within dental offices across the globe. This includes the cementing of a ceramic prosthetic over natural tooth material, creating a beautiful and equally durable solution to repair and enhance your smile.

Today, your Kahoka, MO dentist tells you how these prosthetics came to be, and why they may be a good fit for your smile! (more…)

We Have Solutions For Receding Gums

Gums Kahoka MONearly half of all Americans suffer from some extent of periodontal disease, or the bacterial infection of the gums. Yet despite its common nature, people seem to be embarrassed by it, often changing the way they speak or smile to hide the change.

Unfortunately, this problem is unlikely to improve without the help of a trained oral health professional. Today, your Kahoka, MO dentist conveys the urgency of seeking help, and some of the best ways to improve your gumline, for both you health and the appearance of your smile! (more…)

Schedule Your Back-To-School Cleaning!

Kids Kahoka MOWith summer beginning to wind down, it is time to start preparing the kids to go back to school. It is a fresh start, and for children, much more important than the calendar year. Because of this, this is the perfect time to schedule your routine examination and cleaning.

It is always best to stick to a firm schedule when making your appointments with an oral health professional, for a variety of reasons. Today, your Kahoka, MO dentist explains why now is a great time for you and your family to take care of your smile! (more…)

Correcting Misalignment During Other Procedures

Smile Kahoka MOMany patients have concerns about the alignment of their smile. Whether minimal or serious, these concerns are often put off due to the invasiveness and the time required. That doesn’t even factor in the cost!

But if you are already planning on having certain dental procedures, they might be of benefit to you in other ways, chiefly in how your teeth sit. This can help both your physical look and also improve the quality of your bite.

Today, your Kahoka, MO dentist writes on how if you are intending on a surgical procedure, it might help your smile more than you thought possible! (more…)

Identify Sensitivity Causes

Sensitive Kahoka MOVery few things in this world can be as frustrating as tooth sensitivity and pain. Whether it is a lingering issue or if it has spiked recently, you do not need to suffer. In fact, waiting may only make the situation worse. So please, see someone today for your dental pain, there is no need to hurt any longer.

Today, your Kahoka, Mo dentist writes about some of the causes of tooth sensitivity, and what information to gather for your oral health professional to be able to treat you effectively. (more…)

Defend Your Smile With Your Diet

Cooking Kahoka MOWe all like to look good, and sometimes that means watching what we eat. But rarely do we think about how much our diet impacts our smile. And what affects our smile has the opportunity to do major damage to your beauty and, often, your daily life.

Today, your Kahoka, MO dentist talks to you about how simple nutritional decisions can pay dividends in the long run in preserving your smile. (more…)

Leaving TMJ Pain In The Past

Is TMJ disorder currently a problem in your daily life? If so, you can experience it in several unpleasant ways. In addition to making jaw movement stiff or painful, the problem can cause discomfort throughout the day, make you more likely to grind or clench your teeth at night, and can even lead to more frequent headaches. The good news is that when the problem is properly managed, these issues can be left in your past. At our Kahoka, MO dentist’s office, we can provide a solution to problems with TMJ pain. In addition to treating the matter by addressing poor jaw movement and alignment, we can look for any issues with your teeth that have robbed you of the ability to bite and chew in a way that feels natural. (more…)

Porcelain Veneers Have Come A Long Way

Veneer Kahoka MOWhen people think about having porcelain veneers placed, they tend to think about the benefits to cracked or broken teeth. And that is a fantastic use for them, in order to repair a broken smile. 

But your veneers can also benefit you in different cosmetic areas, as well. For instance, they can help to improve minor tooth misalignment issues as well!

Today, your Kahoka, MO dentist speaks to you about the history of porcelain veneers, and where we are at today.


Caring For Our Aging Teeth Properly

Old Kahoka MOOsteoporosis affects nearly all of us, if we are lucky enough to live to a ripe enough age. We simply weren’t designed to live to the ages we see now, and one place where this is evident is in bone density.

While hips and wrists see a lot of damage due to their use and strain, this can also have a damaging impact on your oral health, as well.

Today, your Kahoka, MO dentist speaks on the dangers of osteoporosis on your mouth, and the best ways to treat the condition.


An Evolutionary Holdover From The Past

Wisdom Kahoka MOIf we do not need wisdom teeth, why do we have them? If we are able to remove them so easily, without any harm to our living experience, then frankly, what’s the point? You’d think we would have gotten rid of them a long time ago!

It is easier to recognize if there are issues with your wisdom teeth if you know their history and their biological function. It is important to keep a baseline of your body’s mechanisms, in order to properly identify if it is not working properly.

Today, your Kahoka, MO dentist writes on how the knowledge of our evolutionary biology can help you to monitor issues with these archaic teeth!