Month: June 2022

Caring For Our Aging Teeth Properly

Old Kahoka MO

Osteoporosis 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… Read more »

An Evolutionary Holdover From The Past

Wisdom Kahoka MO

If 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… Read more »

Take Care Of Your Smile’s Brightness

Whitening Kahoka MO

Our teeth really take a beating, and it’s surprising that they hold up as well as they do. The foods we eat can stain them, and we are constantly exposing them to various materials that can cause damage to your enamel.  Tobacco use is another major cause of tooth discoloration, or drinking coffee or red… Read more »

Implants And Dentures Create A Strong Bond

All On 4 Kahoka MO

When people get older, they often need prosthetic replacements for their teeth. Historically, that has meant dentures that glue to the gums, often slipping or falling when the adhesive fails. Fixed dentures, also known as implant-supported or “all-on-4” dentures, are prosthetics for those in need of a whole new set of teeth. Rather than rely… Read more »

Avoiding Flossing Hurts You In The Long Run

Floss Kahoka MO

For whatever reason, people tend to avoid flossing. Whether it be the time it takes, or the inconvenience. Or maybe, they are experiencing blood and pain when they floss. This could be a sign of periodontal disease and should not be ignored. Also, if there is currently gum pain, ignoring flossing is not going to… Read more »