What Are Inlays And Onlays?

inlay and onlay kahoka 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 partial crowns, also known as inlays and onlays.


Perfecting Your Smile With a Same-Day Dental Implant

3-D render of a dental implant being placed with light blue background.Maintaining a complete and healthy smile is a goal almost every individual has but may find difficulty doing in practice. From chips to stains and everything in-between, there are methods for keeping your teeth shiny and youthful. But what happens if you have completely broken or lost a tooth? Fortunately, the team at Barbour Dental in Kahoka, Missouri has just what you need to restore your smile. Your options range from bridges (if the area is mildly harmed) to partial or full dentures (to combat severe damage), and even same-day dental implants. This option, in most cases, offers the most comprehensive result you are looking for, and we are more than happy to discuss the process with you.


Gingivitis 101: Healthy Habits for Your Gums

Humans are creatures of habit, whether it is good habits, like twice yearly checkups and cleanings in with your family dentist in Kahoka, MO, or not-so-good habits like having a soda with dinner. You’ve probably heard the advice to brush twice and day and floss once, and forming these habits, and practicing them each day can help protect your gums from the early form of gum disease, called gingivitis. (more…)

Veneers Offer A New Smile With One Procedure

veneersWhile some cosmetic treatments improve a specific aspect of your smile, such as brightness, we also have a single procedure that offers a makeover. With our custom porcelain veneers, we can cover esthetic blemishes, and correct a number of other cosmetic issues. In today’s blog, your Kahoka, MO, dentist will look at how we accomplish this with one treatment!