Month: August 2019

Halting Gum Inflammation With Scaling And Root Planings

With poor oral health habits and lack of visits for checkups and cleanings, your smile could develop gum inflammation and eventually, a higher risk of gum disease. Fortunately, we can halt inflammation and manage the disease with a deep cleaning, known as a scaling and root planing. What does this preventive treatment involve?  When should… Read more »

Tooth Loss Solutions That Last!

If you receive a traditional dental bridge, your tooth loss solution could last for between 10 and 15 years before requiring replacement. If you have removable dentures, they may only make it 5 to 10 years before they need to be replaced or adjusted. But what if your Kahoka, MO, dentist could provide a tooth… Read more »

Does Your Child Need A Back-To-School Visit?

With school starting, you and your family will likely have much busier schedules. Which is why we urge families in Kahoka, MO, to schedule a back-to-school visit, so we can examine smiles and ensure children start classes with bright teeth and healthy gums. What happens during your child’s visit? What preventive treatment options can we… Read more »

When Should You Try Dentures?

For some patients, a dental bridge or a single tooth dental implant could be enough to return smiles to optimal health, beauty, and function. However, if a Kahoka, MO, patient loses a significant number of natural teeth, this could mean a more substantial prosthetic is required. Fortunately, we offer custom and lifelike full and partial… Read more »

Securing Your Bridge With Dental Implants

Often, a dental bridge is secured with crowns, which must be placed on surrounding teeth to anchor the new ones in place. But what if instead, we secured them with advanced implant dentistry? Not only will your new teeth last longer, but you don’t have to lose healthy tooth structure from surrounding teeth. Find out… Read more »