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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

Oral Health and Hygiene: Keep Your Immune System Strong

Oral Health and Hygiene is More Important Than Ever! With the recent outbreak of COVID-19, personal health has been brought to the forefront of nearly everybody’s minds, and while this might not be a new concern among some of the more health conscious folks out there, for some people this may be the first time … Continue reading Oral Health and Hygiene: Keep Your Immune System Strong

Dental Safety: Is it SAFE to Visit the Dentist?

In The Shadow of COVID-19 Although it’s been a couple months since the quarantine over both Kansas and Missouri has been lifted, there are many people who remain in self-isolation, as the threat posed by COVID-19 remains a major public health concern. Indeed, by following the standard protocol in public places (wearing a mask, keeping … Continue reading Dental Safety: Is it SAFE to Visit the Dentist?

Vaping Causes Gum Disease and Damages Your Oral Health

A Cause for Concern As businesses began to reopen and people everywhere began to regain a sense of normality, continued concerns surrounding Covid-19 have forced our Nation to reassess our stance on our health and the various health concerns that we as a society face. For decades, one of the biggest health issues amongst people … Continue reading Vaping Causes Gum Disease and Damages Your Oral Health

Invisible Braces: Invisalign vs Smile Direct Club

Alternative Methods For many years, traditional braces were the primary means of realigning and straightening one’s teeth.  And while the tried and true metal braces are still frequently utilized, in recent years several alternative methods have emerged and have since changed the way a smile can be realigned, to improve its functionality and appearance.   … Continue reading Invisible Braces: Invisalign vs Smile Direct Club

How can Oral Bacteria impact your Pretty Smile?

Healthy teeth are about more than just a pretty smile. Your oral health has a major effect on the overall health of your body, not just in your mouth. By maintaining healthy teeth and gums, you can make your body healthier from head to toe. Oral Bacteria and Health Bacteria in the mouth cause tooth decay – by … Continue reading How can Oral Bacteria impact your Pretty Smile?

Dr. Kimes Welcomes Back Patients for Routine Dental Appointments

May 11, 2020 Dear Overland Park Dentistry Family, We hope this letter finds you and your family in good health. Our community has been through a lot over the last few months, and all of us are looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines, including routine dental appointments. While many things have changed, … Continue reading Dr. Kimes Welcomes Back Patients for Routine Dental Appointments

Tooth Pain: What is Causing My Toothache?

Toothaches can be a minor tinge letting you know that something is wrong or they can cause crippling pain… that’s why we wanted to share some common toothache causes and their symptoms. What is a toothache? Pain or inflammation in or around the tooth, often caused by tooth decay or infection. What are common causes … Continue reading Tooth Pain: What is Causing My Toothache?

COVID-19 Update from Dr. Kimes | Offering Emergency Dental Appointments

Further Updates With 2020 still only a couple months old, we in both the United States and abroad, find ourselves facing a serious situation as a national pandemic known as COVID – 19 sweeps across the globe. And at this time, it is certainly extremely important to take the necessary prevention measures (such as washing … Continue reading COVID-19 Update from Dr. Kimes | Offering Emergency Dental Appointments

Don’t Hide Your Smile: Enhance Your Smile with Dental Veneers

Dental Veneers: A Brief History Despite coming into vogue relatively recently, the technology that would eventually come to be known as dental veneers actually dates back to the 1930s, in which they were used as a means to temporarily fix the teeth of Hollywood actors, to create the illusion of a perfect smile. While successful … Continue reading Don’t Hide Your Smile: Enhance Your Smile with Dental Veneers

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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.