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Gum Disease: Know Thy Enemy and Protect Your Health

As we have discussed in previous entries, your teeth have many natural enemies and while teeth might be tough, that beautiful pearly-white smile of yours certainly needs all the help they can get! That’s why in this entry, we hope to shed some light on one of the most dangerous obstacles that your smile can … Continue reading Gum Disease: Know Thy Enemy and Protect Your Health

Receive Your Oral Cancer Screening During Exam

The Season of Life Despite March being the month that officially bridges the gap between winter and spring, April and May are the months in which the spring truly arrives! Like a Phoenix rising from the ashes of the harsh dismal winter, green sprouts of life begin to appear, and as flowers begin to bloom, … Continue reading Receive Your Oral Cancer Screening During Exam

Help Us Celebrate World Oral Health Day on March 20th

On March 20th, 2013, the World Dental Federation officially established the first annual “World Oral Health Day” with the hopes of raising worldwide awareness to the significance of oral health. The mission of this campaign is not only to generate global awareness effort to highlight the importance of oral health, but also to help provide … Continue reading Help Us Celebrate World Oral Health Day on March 20th

Mask Mouth and Oral Health: In the Shadow of COVID -19

“Mask Mouth” Sparks Dental Concerns It’s been almost a full year since COVID-19 first appeared in the United States, and in that time life behind a mask has become the “new normal” for the vast majority of people both in the United States and abroad. While many of us wait to receive our vaccination, it … Continue reading Mask Mouth and Oral Health: In the Shadow of COVID -19

Cosmetic Dental Options to Enhance Your Smile

Goodbye 2020 … HELLO 2021!! 2020 Is finally over and it’s the dawn of a new day, and while 2020 wasn’t the year many of us hoped it would be, with 2021 comes the promise and encouragement of a fresh, new start! How do cosmetic dental options fit into New Year Resolutions? Let’s dive in… … Continue reading Cosmetic Dental Options to Enhance Your Smile

Introducing… Angel Hale, DDS at Overland Park Dentistry

Just A Small-Town Girl As one of the newest members to our staff, Angel Hale, DDS is a welcome addition to our offices here at Overland Park Dentistry! With her passion for dentistry and dedication to helping others, there is little wonder as to why Dr. Hale has quickly developed a strong following amongst our … Continue reading Introducing… Angel Hale, DDS at Overland Park Dentistry

Dental Insurance Benefits Expire: Use It OR Lose It

As most of us would probably agree, 2020 has been a year rife with unexpected twists and turns and while the year might be winding down, it’s important to remember we still have a couple months left to go! With so many things going on these days, indeed it is easy to forget or simply … Continue reading Dental Insurance Benefits Expire: Use It OR Lose It

Sugar Affects Teeth: The Magic of Halloween!

In a world where COVID-19 remains a lingering public concern and endless political advertising dominates all media outlets, a little Halloween fun is perhaps just what the doctor ordered! Thankfully, with Halloween right around the corner, kids and parents alike will have a chance to let off a little steam and partake in the timeless … Continue reading Sugar Affects Teeth: The Magic of Halloween!

Reasons You May Need a Dental Crown

With a multitude of new types of technology coming into the industry at once, dental crowns (or fillings) continue to remain as one of the tried and true procedures that have come to define the dental profession over the years. However, despite this stellar reputation, crowns also remain a somewhat misunderstood commodity amongst the general … Continue reading Reasons You May Need a Dental Crown

Fan Favorite: Tooth Replacement with Dental Implants

Teeth are Indispensable Obviously, your teeth are one of the most vital aspects of everyday life, whether it’s munching on your favorite snack or grinning ear to ear for a photo op, if you have one or several missing teeth, such a simple task becomes THAT much harder. Fortunately, within the ever-expanding realm of dental … Continue reading Fan Favorite: Tooth Replacement with Dental Implants

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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.