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The Importance Of Visiting The Dental Hygienist

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The dental hygienist plays just as important a role in looking after your teeth as the dentist does. Many people, when they think of a hygienist, picture a professional tooth clean – often known as a scale and polish. Whilst this is one of the hygienist’s important roles, in fact there is a lot more […]

About Gum Health

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While often overlooked, the gums play a critical role in keeping the entire smile healthy. When compromised by gum disease or damaged by dental trauma, patients can find themselves facing oral discomfort and vulnerable to a wealth of potential dental issues. With these consequences in mind, our Kansas City dentist strives to educate patients on […]

Possible Reasons for Bad Breath

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The American Dental Association says that 50% of Americans experience halitosis at one point or another. What is that? In simple words, it’s bad breath, and that’s quite a large percentage we’re looking at. If you’re one of the people in that percentile and don’t know what the reason behind it is, then keep reading. […]

Tooth Restoration with Dental Crowns

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If your smile has been made unappealing by chips, stains, and visible fillings, you probably feel self-conscious in social situations. Fortunately, Dr. Tom Drake is well-versed in a wide range of cosmetic dentistry applications. Dental veneers are a popular method for restoring multiple unappealing teeth. However, there are times when one or two teeth might […]