Why you May need a Dental Bridge

There are a lot of cosmetic dentistry procedures, but one of the most popular is the dental bridge. It's one that our team here at Shawnee Village Dental sees quite frequently, and it's one that has some big benefits - if you're a good candidate to receive a dental bridge.... Read more »

Save your teeth from bruxism

If you chronically grind your teeth while sleeping - a condition known as bruxism - or during other times of the day, you're at risk for some serious tooth health issues. Grinding teeth constantly can cause jaw issues, misaligned bites, and wear down your teeth to the point where they're... Read more »

If You Lose a Filling, the Tooth Might Need to Be Restored by a Crown

It’s not uncommon for the bacteria in your mouth to slowly exploit the cement that is holding your filling in place. In some cases, the bacteria can infiltrate the area and form a new cavity. Inevitably, this will cause the filling to fall out. In a situation like this, there... Read more »

The Different Kinds Of Dental Crowns

Dental crowns protect your teeth, cover stained ones, hold a bridge, etc. You may wonder what types of crowns are available to cap your pearly whites with. Your dentist will suggest the crown type that works best with your teeth, but here are a few of the options. Metal These... Read more »

One of the Most Important Things You Will Ever Teach Your Child

“Look both ways before crossing the street.” “Never talk to strangers.” “Don’t stick your fingers into electrical outlets.” “Eat your vegetables.” “Don’t touch the burners on the stove.” “Brush your teeth.” Parents are great at teaching their children these vital life lessons that preserve the well-being of their little ones.... Read more »