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 keep their gums healthy and disease free!
Did you know that lack of proper oral healthcare could lead to missing teeth? Everything from lack of thorough brushing and flossing, to ignoring tooth decay, could increase the risk of losing one or more of our natural teeth. In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about the steps our Riverside, MO, patients can take to avoid losing their natural teeth!
Certain dental problems (such as a toothache, cracked tooth, jaw pain, and more) require fast relief. If these mouth emergencies happen, patients near the North Kansas City, Mo area are encouraged to phone our office, in the Northland for help and guidance. We will respond to each question regarding the your dental emergency and go over short-term relief and long-term treatments.
Unless you have sustained an injury to your face or have a broken jaw, it is best to avoid going to a
hospital emergency room for a dental problem. Emergency rooms are staffed by physicians who are not trained or equipped to handle common dental problems such as toothaches, broken crowns, loose bridges, or fractured teeth.
If calling during normal office hours, we ask that you visit Bailey Dental Care – North Kansas City, for treatment, although for concerns that happen after the office closes, Patients can also make an appointment, right here, on line or on our facebook page.
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 an appointment.
If you have multiple missing teeth, then you may need dentures from your Liberty, MO, dentist to enjoy a full and functional smile. But will these prosthetics look natural? We always take steps to ensure your new teeth look lifelike and reflect your facial structure. Find out how we design and create a custom-made prosthetic in today’s blog.
Losing teeth doesn’t have to be a devastating thing for your smile. With modern, custom-designed restorations made to mimic healthy, natural teeth, you can completely rebuild your smile’s function and appearance, almost as though you never lost a tooth. At our Smithville, MO, dental office, our goal is to help you enjoy the most beneficial and lifelike tooth replacement option, which often means one that’s supported by dental implants. In addition to their lifelike appearance, dental implant-supported restorations also mimic the supportive anchors of your healthy, natural teeth roots. (more…)
If you have a gap in your smile due to tooth loss, how long will creating and placing a dental prosthetic take? Using the same technology that enables us to create and place a crown in one visit, we can offer a custom-made solution to tooth loss in a single day as well. Let’s talk about how we address minor tooth loss with our dental bridges in today’s blog.
Dental crowns help improve smiles in Parkville, MO, assisting with repairs for cracks or chips, and offering solutions to decay and infection. While at one time, receiving one meant making time for two to three visits, we have an alternative that better fits our patients’ busy schedules. With advanced technology, we can create and place crowns in one visit.
When a tooth becomes infected the risk of losing that tooth altogether, along with the risk of infection spreading, increases. In order to save your tooth and protect the health of your smile, you need to have your infection or abscess treated quickly and effectively. In order to preserve smiles in Riverside, MO, we may suggest a root canal.
If you begin to experience sensitivity in your teeth, especially when eating or drinking hot/cold foods and drinks, please let your Gladstone, MO, dentist know. Tooth sensitivity could be linked to decay and mean that treatment is crucial for avoiding infection. In today’s blog, we’re looking at the causes of sensitive teeth and how we treat them with artistic restorations.