Posts Categorized: General Dentistry

2019 Is A Chance To Enjoy A Healthier Smile

Next week we start a brand-new year! With that in mind, have you chosen a resolution? If not, why not consider a resolution to improve your smile’s health? With the right actions, our Independence, MO, patients can keep their smiles healthy all year round.

5 Tips For A Cavity-Free Thanksgiving

In a few weeks, many of us will be hitting the road and visiting friends and family for Thanksgiving. While we enjoy the holiday as much as anyone, as dental professionals we know how our sugary and starchy holiday favorites impact oral health. Fortunately, we have a few tips to help our Independence, MO, patients… Read more »

How Will Dental Lasers Treat Gum Disease?

Without treatment, gum disease leads to a number of serious negative impacts on oral health, from discomfort to missing teeth. In order to restore the health of a patient’s smile, we may offer LANAP therapy. How do dental lasers treat gum disease in Independence, MO?

Why Do Our Teeth Need Cleanings?

We always recommend our Independence, MO, patients schedule and attend routine general hygiene appointments. But what makes dental cleanings and exams so vital for our oral health? In today’s blog, we’re looking at how these preventive visits help keep smiles health and bright.

How To Keep Little Smiles Healthy After Halloween!

Who doesn’t love Halloween? Nearly all of us enjoy the costumes, scary movies, and of course, the free candy! However, as dental professionals we also know that all that free candy increases the risk of tooth decay. Fortunately, we have a few tips for keeping little smiles in Independence, MO, free of tooth decay.

How Does LANAP Treat Gum Disease?

LANAP, or Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure, employs advanced technology to help our team manage gum disease and treat periodontal problems. In today’s blog, we’re going to discuss how dental lasers can help improve the health of smiles in Independence, MO.

FAQs: What Happens In A Checkup?

Every few months, our Independence, MO patients need to see us for a routine exam. Many people put off these visits, assuming they are not vital for the health of their smiles. However, as we will discuss in today’s blog, routine checkups are essential for keep smiles healthy.

What Happens During My Cleaning?

As part of your general hygiene routine, you need to see your dentist for the occasional dental cleaning. A routine procedure, this can help protect your smile from serious complications, from tooth decay to gum disease. What happens during your cleaning and what can our Independence, MO patients expect from the procedure?

Treating Gum Disease With The LANAP System

According to the Centers for Disease Control, gum disease is incredibly widespread, with half of people in the United States over the age of 30 experiencing some form of the disease. To manage the issue and help you maintain a healthy smile, we can use advanced technology, such as the LANAP system.

How Do General Cleaning Appointments Improve Your Smile?

Often, we find that our patients underestimate the importance of our routine general appointments. Dental checkups and cleanings help you maintain a healthy smile and avoid the onset of serious problems, such as infections, gum disease, and even tooth loss. In today’s blog, we’re going to look specifically at dental cleanings.