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The Consequences of Poor Oral Health

Although dentistry has always been part of the health community, for many years oral health was looked as a lesser health concern and was not held in high esteem among those in the heath industry as compared to other professions. Alas, in recent years this has been proven to be incorrect, as oral health has … Continue reading The Consequences of Poor Oral Health

Eating Disorders: How do they Effect Your Oral Health?

While considered something of a byproduct of our society, eating disorders are often mistakenly believed to be a lifestyle choice, thus garnering a negative stigma. In reality; however, an eating disorder is a serious and sometimes fatal disorder that can trigger a litany if additional issues if left untreated. An eating disorder is a psychological … Continue reading Eating Disorders: How do they Effect Your Oral Health?

The Daily Dentist: Oral Hygiene is a Big Deal

The Little Things As busy people and productive members of society, most of us have a daily routine that we follow to keep our lives on track. While we often do these things without thinking, its important to do them correctly and not completely overlook them as so called “little things”. Sometimes they’re much more … Continue reading The Daily Dentist: Oral Hygiene is a Big Deal

Emergency Dental Care: When Disaster Strikes!

When Disaster Strikes! From breaking a tooth, to a filling falling out, to a painful toothache, a dental emergency is never a desirable situation to be in, and while its always a good idea to take certain precautions to prevent such an event, accidents DO happen! Fortunately, your friends here at Overland Park Dentistry understand … Continue reading Emergency Dental Care: When Disaster Strikes!

Oral Cancer Screenings are the dental industry’s best kept secret

In the time of year when the cold bitterness of winter slowly begins to taper off and warm rays of sunlight slowly begin to take its place, we witness the time known as Spring. Like a Phoenix rising from the ashes of the harsh dismal winter, green sprouts of life begin to appear. As flowers … Continue reading Oral Cancer Screenings are the dental industry’s best kept secret

Local Dentist vs. Corporate Dentist: Who to Choose?

Corporate vs. Local: Clash of Styles As you probably know, large corporate franchises are some of the most prestigious and influential factions in the world today. As our economy continues to become more and more globalized, across the country many local grocery, convenience stores, and restaurants, have been faced with the difficult task of competing … Continue reading Local Dentist vs. Corporate Dentist: Who to Choose?

Tooth Decay: A Sickly, Sweet Dilemma

  An Oral Epidemic! Regardless of whether you grew up in the 1950’s or 1990’s, surely, you’ve heard your share of warnings and or lectures on how sugar is bad for your teeth and how excess sweets can cause cavities and lead to tooth decay. Although this concept has been drilled into the minds of … Continue reading Tooth Decay: A Sickly, Sweet Dilemma

Professional Teeth Whitening: Get the Smile of Your Dreams

    It’s the dawn of a new year, and what better way to greet the new year than with a smile? While certainly smiling can go a long way in starting 2019 on a positive note, if you are unhappy with your smile or consider it a source of embarrassment, this might be an … Continue reading Professional Teeth Whitening: Get the Smile of Your Dreams

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

A Friendly February Reminder! As one of the most unpredictable months out of the year, February is the time in which we find ourselves caught in a tug of war of sorts between spring and winter. Due to this, extreme contrasts in weather such as slow mellow pre-spring days to harsh snow flurries that seemingly … Continue reading February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

SMILE! We have Porcelain Veneer Options for YOU!

  Porcelain Veneers: A Brief History Ever since the dawn of the industry, professional dentistry has sought to provide patients with physical and cosmetic relief, all their inner oral needs, and while largely successful, addressing every patient’s needs always remains a challenge. However, despite offering a variety of different treatments in the restoration and preventative … Continue reading SMILE! We have Porcelain Veneer Options for YOU!

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Even though going to the dentist is one of my least favorite things to do, my experience with Dr. Kimes have always been good. They are both very kind and considerate and try to treat you as painlessly as possible.