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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

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

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!

Brighten Your Smile with Professional Teeth Whitening

Keeping Up Appearances It’s often been said that “appearance isn’t everything” and while that is certainly true let’s face it, appearance IS a big deal! In a time in which the world is seeming broadcast all over various social media outlets (whether it be Facebook, Snapchat, TicTok, Instagram, or any other platform you can think … Continue reading Brighten Your Smile with Professional Teeth Whitening

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?

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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.