Receding Gums: Causes & Treatments

added on: July 12, 2017

If you’ve ever noticed gum tissue appear to creep up higher and higher over time, showing off more and more of the actual tooth, you’ve seen gum recession in action. Really slow action, but nonetheless, you’ve experienced it. Gum recession is incredibly common and can be treated. But our dental… Read More…

“It’s Been Awhile Since I’ve Seen The Dentist. What Do I Need to Know?”

added on: June 21, 2017

Whether it’s been a couple of months, a couple of years, or even a couple of decades since you’ve seen your dentist in Leawood, please know you’re not alone. We see patients frequently who are hesitant to schedule an appointment just because it’s been such a long time since they… Read More…

Know The Signs of Oral Cancer

added on: April 27, 2017

Every year, April is recognized as Oral Cancer Awareness Month. At our dental office in Leawood, we strive to keep our patients and our neighbors as healthy as possible, so we’d like to join in and help educate our community on the risks of oral cancer, how to identify it,… Read More…

What You Need to Know About Heart Health Month

added on: February 16, 2017

Each February, we celebrate National Heart Health Month. Heart Health Month’s purpose is to increase awareness of just how big of a problem heart disease actually is, and educate the population on ways to decrease the risk of developing heart disease. At our dental office in Leawood, we’d like to… Read More…

“What’s Making My Breath Smell?”

added on: January 24, 2017

At our dental office in Leawood, we’re here to help all of our patients reach their smile and oral health goals, no matter what they are. One of the more common concerns we hear is how to combat bad breath. We’re more than happy to help get breath kissably fresh,… Read More…

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Top 3 Explanations to Nighttime Tongue Biting

added on: January 16, 2017

Many people bite their tongue while talking, chewing, or sneezing. It’s an incredibly common occurrence, although very painful. But did you know that people can bite their tongue in their sleep and not even know it until the next day? At our Leawood dental office, we want our patients to… Read More…

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“Why is My Mouth So Dry?”

added on: December 22, 2016

We’ve all experienced it at one time or another. The dry, cracked lips, the bad breath, the sticky tongue, and every other uncomfortable sensation we get when our mouths are dry. Sometimes, it’s short-lived and goes away quickly. No big deal. However, it’s those times when dry mouth is chronic… Read More…

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Fact or Fiction: Oil Pulling is Good For Oral Health

added on: December 16, 2016

You may have heard of this alternative form of oral health care called oil pulling. Within the past couple of years, it’s become an increasingly popular way to boost oral health and the appearance of teeth. But does it actually do all the things it claims it can? Our dental… Read More…

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5 Reasons Your Dentist is So Happy to See You!

added on: November 23, 2016

When we come to the office each day, it’s always with one goal in mind: to help patients and their smiles feel and look great. It’s important to take the time to make sure patients never feel uncomfortable or rushed, and we go out of our way to make sure… Read More…

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Common Dental Problems for People Over 50

added on: September 22, 2016

There’s a common misconception that as we age, it’s inevitable that we’ll also lose our teeth. At our Leawood dental office, we’d like to squash that belief and give our older patients some good news. Research from the American Dental Association (ADA) concludes that Americans are keeping their teeth longer… Read More…

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