Category: Preventive Dentistry

The Impact Of Teeth Grinding

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When we grind our teeth on a regular basis, this is known as bruxism. Unless treated, bruxism could mean damaged teeth, major discomfort, and serious complications for the health and stability of your smile. In today’s blog, your Kahoka, MO, dentist talks about how we treat bruxism and restore any damage that has occurred.

Should You Ask About TMJ Treatment?

Problems with pain or stiffness when you move your jaw can become a constant source of irritation. These issues will become a concern when a patient begins to struggle with poor joint alignment and jaw movement, a concern known as TMJ disorder. It can occur for many reasons, and until it is addressed, it can… Read more »

Preventive Dental Care And Your Gums

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What can you do to make sure that your gums are healthy? Preventive care on a daily basis will help you keep you safe against gingivitis. As important as these daily habits are, you should rely on professional preventive care as well as your daily routine. At our Kahoka, MO dentist’s office, we can help… Read more »

Stopping Your TMJ Pain

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Last week, we looked at how bruxism could strain your smile and damage your teeth. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at a very different, but often related, disorder known as TMD, or TMJ disorder. Your Kahoka, MO, dentist wants to offer relief with an oral appliance and help you enjoy better oral health.

Teeth Grinding Could Harm Your Smile

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Bruxism is a common disorder, and one that causes people to grind and clench their teeth on a regular basis as they sleep. Without treatment, this is linked to major problems for your smile, including damaged teeth. In today’s blog, your Kahoka, MO, dentist is discussing how to recognize bruxism, and what treatment options we… Read more »

How Removing Plaque Protects Your Smile

Do you really need a dental cleaning if you brush and floss daily? You do! To remove all harmful layers of plaque and tartar, we need a professional cleaning procedure every six months. In today’s blog, your Kahoka, MO, dentist is going to talk about the value of seeing is to have buildup removed completely… Read more »

Schedule Your Family’s Next Checkup!

People of all ages need to have their teeth and gums regularly examined by the dentist, as these visits help prevent major complications and discomfort from issues like tooth decay and gum disease. In today’s blog, your Kahoka, MO, dentist will explain the benefits of a checkup for people of all ages, and what issues… Read more »

Have You Signed Up For A Vaccine Yet?

If you haven’t yet, but would like to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, simply follow this link. This will take you to the Clark Country Health Department, and you can sign up to receive your vaccine. Right now, Americans have three options available to them, and as your Kahoka, MO, dentist will explain, we’re getting closer… Read more »

Protect Your Smile From Home

Did you know that when we brush and floss our teeth each day, we help lower the risk of not only bad breath and teeth stains, but even cavities and gum disease? In today’s blog, your Kahoka, MO, dentist wants to help you better understand the steps toward a healthy smile with better oral hygiene… Read more »

The Latest COVID-19 Vaccine Approved!

There are major positive announcements in the battle against COVID-19. Most educators in the country could expect to be vaccinated before the month ends, and are enough doses to vaccinate every adult in the United States by the end of May. What is making this possible? Well, the Johnson and Johnson vaccine, which only takes… Read more »