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Avoiding Flossing Hurts You In The Long Run

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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 »

You Might Be Causing Damage In Your Sleep!

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Bruxism is the collision of the jaw due to unconscious movement. This can be grinding, but also gnashing or jaw clenching, as well. For most people, it’s a harmless psychological activity. But for others, it can become a serious issue with their mouth and even their jaw! Persistent teeth grinding can alter the shape of… Read more »

Oral Health Is Cardiac Health

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People rarely recognize that the mouth is part of a whole wellness, encapsulating the entire body. Maybe it’s due to our society separating dental and medical care. At any rate, people overlook how integral the health of the mouth is. Your teeth play a significant role in how healthy your heart can be, as well…. Read more »

When Can Bonding Help Your Smile?

Extensive dental procedures can seem daunting, especially when you have to consider an extraction to preserve your oral health. What’s more, the time and effort that these procedures require can be draining. Fortunately, a variety of dental concerns can actually be taken care of with relatively minimally invasive procedures that do not take as long… Read more »

What Are Inlays And Onlays?

We recently talked about crowns and how they offer lifelike and durable restoration for our smiles. But what if you have an oral health concern too severe for a filling, but not quite serious enough to repair a full crown? In today’s blog, your Kahoka, MO, dentist will look at how we create and place… Read more »

Placing Same-Day Dental Implants

Typically, addressing major tooth loss with an implant-secured denture could take multiple visits, and a length of time in between placement and restoration for osseointegration to occur. However, your Kahoka, MO, dentist could shorten this process by placing implant dentures in one visit! In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about our same-day placement process.

How to Whiten Your Teeth Safely

You’ve probably seen several articles from online bloggers who claim to have found the best “natural” or “chemical-free” ways to whiten your teeth. You have also certainly seen several over-the-counter, at-home whitening kits at your local drugstores. But, this begs the question: are these methods actually safe? In today’s blog, your Kahoka, MO, dentist will… Read more »