Category: General Dentistry

Keeping Your Gum Health Under Control

While routine care to keep your teeth strong and bright is beneficial for your smile and overall health, you shouldn’t forget about your gums! Good gum health means a lower risk of periodontal disease, and a reduced risk of tooth loss. In today’s blog, let’s look at what our Parkville, MO, residents can do to… Read more »

See Your TMJ Specialist About Your Headache

If you have reoccurring headaches, then a jaw joint disorder may be responsible. TMJ disorder, also referred to a TMD, is a widespread oral health issue that could lead to headaches and jaw pain. In today’s blog, we’re talking about how your Gladstone, MO, TMJ specialist identifies and treats TMD, and when you should schedule… Read more »

Jaw Pain May Mean You Need A TMJ Specialist

Do you frequently experience pain in your jaw, such as popping or clicking? Do you have headaches that occur regularly? If so, then this may be related to your oral health. Seeing your Smithville, MO, TMJ specialist can help you enjoy a healthier smile, and fewer uncomfortable symptoms. In today’s blog, we’re looking at the… Read more »

10 Common Dental Emergencies and First Aid

There’s nothing worse than realizing something is wrong in your mouth. This is partly because it’s really difficult to examine it for yourself. As a layperson, it’s often difficult to know whether the problem is a dental emergency or something you can take care of yourself. Often, you can help alleviate your symptoms with some… Read more »

5 Tips For Improving Dental Hygiene

Did you know that October is National Dental Hygiene Month? Which means now is the perfect time to talk about what you and your family can do to safeguard your smiles. Today’s blog looks at five simple tips for protecting Riverside, MO, smiles from tooth decay and gum disease.

What Can I Do To Safeguard My Smiles This Halloween?

As parents, you want your children (and yourself) to enjoy a happy and safe Halloween. Which means in addition to accompanying them on their trick or treating adventure and vetting their candy, you should also take their smiles into account. In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about how we protect smiles in Liberty, MO,… Read more »

Are You Going Back To School?

Back to school time is here! Kids aren’t the only ones getting ready to go back. College students and educators alike are about to start the fall semester, which means finding time to see the dentist will be a bit difficult. We recommend patients in Liberty, MO, schedule a back to school appointment now, so… Read more »

When Should I See A TMJ Specialist?

What happens when your temporomandibular joints, which control your ability to open and close your mouth, undergo excessive strain? Often, patients can develop TMJ disorder, also known as TMD. They can then begin to experience pain and difficulty opening and closing their mouths. Fortunately, a TMJ specialist can help patients in Kansas City, MO that… Read more »