When you crack or chip a tooth, or if you have an severe case of tooth decay, your smile may benefit from a dental crown. With advanced technology, your Independence, MO, dentist can actually create and place one in just a single sitting. In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about how we create natural-looking crowns in just one visit with CAD/CAM technology.
Some of the benefits of dental implants are more obvious than others. However, until you experience the difference they make in supporting your replacement teeth, it can be difficult to truly appreciate their significant improvements over more traditional restorations. At our Independence, MO, dental office, we may recommend replacing your lost teeth or upgrading your current bridge or denture with the help of one or more dental implant posts. Their ability to replace your lost teeth roots can make them a much more realistic option for rebuilding your smile. (more…)
Periodontal disease impacts millions of people in the United States, and unless treated, this could mean a greater risk of tooth loss and other serious complications. In order to help address gum disease and protect the health and stability of smiles in Independence, MO, our team may use advanced laser dentistry. Learn more about how we employ advanced technology to treat gum disease.
We can lose teeth to a number of factors, such as injury or periodontitis, the advanced stage of gum disease. In order to replace missing teeth and prevent further complications, your Independence, MO, dentist may suggest a crown and bridge. In our latest blog, we look at how we create and place them in as little as one visit. By replacing your missing teeth, we can help you enjoy whole and beautiful smiles!
If you haven’t used your 2019 dental benefits, then time is running out. For people with dental insurance coverage, their benefits will expire at the end of 2019, and there will likely be a waiting time to use your 2020 ones. We recommend scheduling visits now, before the holiday season starts, so your Independence, MO, dentist can help you greet a new year with a much healthier smile!
Do you have hopes and goals for your smile? If you have multiple issues with the shape and color of your teeth, then instead of relying on several procedures, we may transform and revitalize your smile with a single cosmetic restoration. In today’s blog, your Independence, MO, dentist discusses how we help our patients meet their smile goals with porcelain veneers.
Halloween is a great time to enjoy a scary movie or two, or to accompany your children as they trick or treat. However, Halloween is also a holiday that encourages a lot of sugar consumption and leads to a greater risk of tooth decay in smiles of all ages. In order to ensure your family enjoys a smile-healthy Halloween, your Independence, MO, dentist has a few tips!
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.