6 Worst Habits for Your Smile

added on: July 28, 2017

We all know that eating or drinking too much sugar can cause cavities, and by now we should all be aware of the oral health risks associated with smoking or tobacco use. But these common facts aren’t the only habits that may be affecting your smile. At our dental office… Read More…

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…

Understanding Dental X-Rays

added on: May 12, 2017

When you come to your appointments at our dental office in Leawood, there’s a good chance we may recommend taking some x-rays of your mouth. And for good reason. Dental x-rays are critical in helping us detect a number of potential oral health problems early, often making treatment easier and… 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…

Trouble Getting Numb During Your Dental Visits?

added on: April 19, 2017

Some of the treatments we offer at our dental office in Leawood require us to administer an anesthetic to first numb the area prior to beginning the procedure. We do everything we can to keep the process easy, comfortable, and totally pain free so that you become nice and numb… Read More…

How to Handle Different Types of Dental Emergencies

added on: March 23, 2017

A dental emergency can happen any time, any where and can be anything from a chipped tooth, a toothache, a lost filling, or a tooth that’s totally knocked out. While nobody ever wants to experience a dental emergency, the truth is, they happen. When they do, you should be aware… 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…

Is Your Toothbrush Scary?

added on: October 21, 2016

We’ve all seen one before. The frayed, worn-out toothbrush with bristles stretching and poking out every which way. Our dental office in Leawood knows that sometimes we forget, and we use our toothbrushes until they reach the point of no return. But did you know that this can be bad… Read More…

Straw Power: The Benefits of Using A Straw

added on: October 10, 2016

Our dental office in Leawood knows there are many choices when it comes to choosing beverages. There are display cases of drink options at the local convenience and grocery stores – not to mention all of the different drinks available at your nearest drive-thru or coffee shop. Beverages on the… Read More…

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