Category: Restorative Dentistry

The Fascinating History Of Veneers

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The 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… Read more »

We Have Solutions For Receding Gums

Gums Kahoka MO

Nearly 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… Read more »

An Evolutionary Holdover From The Past

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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 »

Gum Recession Is More Common Than You Think

Gum Recession Kahoka MO

We see gum recession on a daily basis, yet some people still feel shame when confronting the issue. We have solutions, but often the entire idea of having a graft is frightening to individuals. But they shouldn’t be! Grafts are a highly successful operation and shouldn’t worry anyone. Today, your Kahoka, MO dentist explains how… Read more »

Broke A Tooth? Here’s What To Do

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A broken tooth is a fairly common occurrence in life, and it is one that can be an immense hassle! But we do not spend enough time preparing for what we might do when the time comes to handle the struggle. Being prepared for this event can save you much time and money in the… Read more »

Is A Tooth Extraction Right For Your Smile?

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Without treatment, an infection or cavity could endanger your teeth, or your jaw as a whole. As could the eruption of your wisdom teeth! Which is why in some cases, extracting a tooth is necessary to protect and preserve your smile. In today’s blog, your Kahoka, MO, dentist talks about when an extraction is right… Read more »

When A Tooth Needs A Partial Crown

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A full crown could treat cavities, infections, or even issues with shape and color. But what if you have an issue that isn’t quite severe enough for a full crown? In today’s blog, your Kahoka, MO, dentist talks about how we treat oral health issues with custom-made ceramic inlays and onlays. 

Creating Lifelike Porcelain Crowns

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When you have a case of tooth decay, or a tooth that is cracked or chipped, then we could offer restoration with a dental crown. In today’s blog, your Kahoka, MO, dentist explains how we craft and place a crown, and the materials we use to ensure it looks natural. We’re also looking at when… Read more »

Treating Cavities With A Filling That Looks Natural

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When a cavity forms, this could mean discomfort and could even lead to serious complications. To treat a cavity, we could employ a dental filling. In today’s blog, your Kahoka, MO, dentist talks about the steps we take to ensure the restoration looks natural and helps protect the smile from discomfort or dental infection.

Preventing Wisdom Tooth Impaction

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When your wisdom teeth erupt, these could cause problems for your smile’s health and alignment, especially if they become impacted. To prevent this from happening, your Kahoka, MO, dentist may suggest a tooth extraction. In today’s blog, find out how we remove wisdom teeth, and ensure the process is a comfortable one.