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Replacing Teeth With Dental Implants

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If you have a missing tooth, you’ve probably experienced the panic that comes with misplacing or losing a flipper, or maybe the embarrassment you feel when someone asks how you lost your tooth. Ran into a tree… Sports accident… Got in a fight… Regardless of YOUR reason, we know it’s probably something you’d prefer to […]

Drake Family Dentistry Can Help You Improve Your Smile

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Did you know that having confidence in your smile can literally change your life. “Your teeth have a bigger impact on your smile than you might realize” says Dr. Thomas Drake. If you aren’t proud of your smile, let this message motivate you to get help improving your smile. How can a great smile improve […]

The Benefits of Dental Implants

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Dental implants are a safe, effective cosmetic dentistry procedure that utilizes prosthetic teeth to replace missing teeth. If your dentist has recommended tooth replacement, but you’re not sure what cosmetic dentistry tooth replacement method is best for your needs and lifestyle, keep reading to learn about the primary benefits of dental implants. Durable, Natural-Looking Tooth […]

Regular Dental Visits For Your Kids

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Dental care can never start too early. That’s why the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry advises parents to start routine dental care for their children’s baby teeth by age one so that any detected problems can be treated early and prevented from deteriorating further. Even if they’re not permanent, baby teeth are very important to […]

A Beautiful Smile with Porcelain Veneers

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How can it be that one third of Americans are dissatisfied with their smiles? Discovered by the American Association of Orthodontists, this statistic means many individuals here in Kansas City are likely stressing over stained, chipped, or misaligned teeth. For some, whitening strips won’t work on their teeth, or braces aren’t appealing to them. In […]

Gum Disease Prevention Tips

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More than half of adult Americans have gum disease. Poor nutrition caused much of it, with neglect contributing a share. Gum disease has been linked to heart disease. Doctors suggest that bacteria from diseased gums moves into the blood and then to the heart, causing heart attacks and stroke. The saliva of people with gum […]

Five Things to do Between Dental Visits

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When it comes to keeping your smile looking its best, good oral hygiene is a must! Good oral health habits should start early and continue throughout your lifetime. Here, Dr. Tom Drake and our team at Drake Family Dentistry suggest five habits worth adopting that will help keep your teeth healthy: Brush and floss regularly. […]

Some Common Dental Questions

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There are some questions that dentists and their teams hear every day. Although some information is given to the public about these topics, there isn’t always a lot of information to back it, leaving patients wondering if certain procedures are really necessary, or what choices to make regarding their oral health. Here are 5 common […]