When a tooth becomes severely infected or decayed, or if you have wisdom teeth soon to erupt, then you may need an extraction. Sometimes, our team actually removes teeth to help preserve your stability and oral health. In today’s blog, your Kahoka, MO, dentist discusses when we recommend treatment, and what the process involves.
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.
With a filling, we treat most forms of tooth decay in a single visit. However, we also have a more substantial restoration in the form of a custom-made dental crown. But what is the purpose of a crown, and how does the dentist create and place one? In today’s blog, your Kahoka, MO, dentist will explain how we repair smiles with dental crowns.
Whether you’re going to be trick or treating or not, you and your family will likely to see a rise in candy consumption after Halloween. Too much of a good thing could mean painful toothaches and worsening tooth decay! Which is why in today’s blog, your Kahoka, MO, dentist will look at how we prevent the onset of a cavity with routine preventive care.
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.
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…)
We don’t just offer cosmetic treatments to improve the beauty of the smile. In fact, we often use restorative treatments with cosmetic attributes to help treat cavities. In today’s blog, your Kahoka, MO, dentist will look at how we create fillings that not only provide a safe and durable means of treating cavities, but also look natural too.
While 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!
If you have discoloration, or issues with the shape of your teeth, then you may need cosmetic dentistry. Instead of using multiple treatments to address these concerns, we may be able to transform your tooth in a single visit! In today’s blog, your Kahoka, MO, dentist looks at the benefits of cosmetic tooth bonding.
When you have stains on your smile, you may be embarrassed. There are plenty of store-bought options available, but the results they offer are often less-than-stellar and short-lived, and could also leave your teeth feeling sensitive. Fortunately, your Kahoka, MO, dentist can provide stunning results with our at-home teeth whitening treatment.