Cosmetic dentistry helps our Independence, MO, patients enjoy brighter smiles, and we can use these treatments to address a number of different esthetic issues. In today’s blog, your dentist will discuss how we use bonding and contouring to offer lifelike repairs in just one visit, addressing issues with discoloration, damage, and the shape of the tooth!
With fall here, now is the chance to enjoy fun community events and festivals, and take in the cooler weather. Now is also a chance to see your Independence, MO, dentist about cosmetic dentistry. With our professional teeth whitening systems, we can help you enjoy a brighter smile. Which option will be right for you? How do we remove discoloration?
Do you often wake in the night, or feel exhausted during the day even though you rested the night before? For millions of people in the United States, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a source of discomfort, poor sleep, and long-term health complications. In today’s blog, your Independence, MO, dentist looks a when you should consider treatment, and how to recognize the warning signs of this disorder.
In our last blog, we focused on teeth grinding, and how bruxism can endanger your smile’s health and appearance. Related to bruxism is another jaw joint issue known as TMJ disorder, or TMD. Without treatment, this disorder could cause headaches, jaw pain, and more. Find out how your Independence, MO, dentist stops TMD.
Do you grind your teeth on a near nightly basis? Frequent teeth grinding is a sign of a disorder known as bruxism, which can lead to serious trouble for your smile. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at what causes bruxism and why not seeing your Independence, MO, dentist could mean a greater risk of damaged teeth!
Do you have trouble eating or experience discomfort in and around your jaw? If so, this could point to TMJ disorder, a common jaw joint problem that could cause difficulty opening and closing the mouth unless treated. In today’s blog, your Independence, MO, dentist discusses the causes and symptoms of this disorder, and how we can treat it to stop discomfort!
If you suffer from severe tooth loss, then you will need more than a simple dental bridge to return your smile to full function and health. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at three denture options we have to address severe tooth loss and restore the health and function of our Independence, MO, patients’ smiles. From fulls and partials to implant-secured, we can help you enjoy a whole smile again.
In some cases, ensuring the health of your smile and preventing serious complications means actually removing a tooth. However, people often fear this procedure, assuming they will have a very uncomfortable experience. We understand their anxiety, and we take steps to ensure our Independence, MO, patients enjoy a comfortable experience in our office.
When a tooth becomes infected, patients not only experience an increased risk of tooth loss, but serious discomfort as well. In order to save the tooth and address this discomfort, your Independence, MO, dentist may recommend endodontic treatment with a root canal. How do we use this unique restorative treatment to address infected teeth?
Do you have little ones returning to school? If so, why not schedule a back-to-school visit before their schedules become filled with classes and extracurricular activities? A routine visit can ensure children in Independence, MO, enjoy healthier smiles before they start their classes. What happens during a kid’s checkup and cleaning visit?