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How Can You Keep Your Smile Protected This Summer?

Summer is in high gear. But with all the ice cream, swimming in pools, and fun sports going on, your teeth are at risk. Do you know what you can do to protect your smile this summer? Take this short quiz to find out. Then call our Kansas City, MO dental office at 816-399-5539 and schedule a new appointment. Dr. Stiver combines years of advanced training with practical experience. That means he’s your Kansas City dentist who understands how summer can hurt your teeth and gums — and how to treat those problems. Loading How Can You Keep Your Smile Protected This Summer?

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Sedation Dentistry So You Can Love Getting Dental Work

Some people just don’t feel comfortable going to the dentist. It doesn’t matter why you have dental anxiety — it still results in missing needed dental treatments. That means small problems like a tiny cavity or sore gums can lead to big cavities, gum disease, and even teeth that need to be removed. Thankfully, there is a solution. Call our Kansas City, MO dental office at 816-399-5539 and make an appointment to include sedation dentistry. Dr. Stiver is your Kansas City dentist with the training and experience to help you feel relaxed and comfortable.

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Summer Can Lead To Dehydration — And Cavities

Summer in Kansas City is always a hot one. The upper 80s is normal, but it can often be hotter. That’s why dehydration can often be a problem here. You want to go out and enjoy being active outdoors before winter returns, but you need to stay hydrated. But it’s pretty typical that people don’t drink enough water in the summer months. And if you drink alcohol, that makes the problem even worse. One thing people often don’t realize is that being dehydrated can hurt your smile. Call our Kansas City, MO dental office today at 816-399-5539 to schedule your next dental ......

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Replacing Missing Teeth With Dental Bridges

When you’ve lost a tooth, you need a replacement soon. With a gap in your smile, you simply do not look as good when you smile. But you are also letting your other teeth slide out of alignment and can even get TMJ pain. Thankfully, you can call our Kansas City, MO dental office today at 816-399-5539 to make an appointment for a dental bridge. These restorative dentistry treatments can give you a natural-looking replacement tooth without any oral surgery. Instead, Dr. Stiver is your Kansas City dentist who can use dental crowns to replace that missing tooth.

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Did You Know Fillings Don’t Last Forever?

Cavities are probably the most common dental health problem. Almost everyone has at least one filling in their teeth, and many get them when they’re young. But did you know that dental fillings for cavities aren’t designed to be permanent? Those fillings you got decades ago can start to fail. When this happens, you start to get cavities and even infections underneath them. That’s why you need to call our Kansas City, MO dental office at 816-399-5539 and schedule your next dental exam. Our Kansas City dentist can explain if any of your old fillings are starting to fail. ......

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When Brushing And Flossing Just Aren’t Enough

To fight cavities, you need to brush twice and floss once each day. But even if you do that perfectly, you still need to visit a dentist for a dental cleaning and dental exam. That’s because only a team like ours at our Kansas City, MO dental office has the training, tools, and technology to get your teeth professionally clean. Plus, Dr. Stiver is your Kansas City dentist with the training and expertise to spot for signs of cavities, gum disease, and even oral cancer. Call the Dental Care Center of South Kansas City today at 816-399-5539.

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How You Can Avoid Needing A Root Canal

Did you know that root canals are not painful? There are a lot of myths about root canal procedures, probably because they are rare. But dental restorations like root canals are sometimes necessary, but it’s always better to keep your teeth healthy. Call us today at 816-399-5539 to make your next appointment for a dental exam. Dr. Stiver has done many root canal procedures over the years to end toothaches and save teeth, and a dental exam can help identify if one is needed. But of course, the best thing is not to need one in the first place. Why You Might Need A Root Canal One of ......

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Don’t Let Dental Anxiety Ruin Your Healthy Smile

There are times when you are anxious over things. Many times, that makes sense. If you’re anxious about graduating, getting a job offer, or hearing results of some medical tests, some worry and concern is normal. This becomes a problem when your anxiety gets in the way of doing what you need to do. Dental anxiety can do just that. For some people, the fear and worry associated with dentistry can be so bad that they skip needed treatments, even regular dental exams. That makes problems like small cavities or early signs of gum disease get out of hand. Call our Kansas City, MO dental ......

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Kids Deserve Fun & Fast Family Dentistry

Even if your children still have their baby teeth, they need dental care. Cavities are no fun at any age, and gum disease can hit children as well as adults. But you need a dental office that understands treating children requires a different approach. That’s why you need to call our Kansas City, MO dental office today at 816-399-5539. Our staff understands that family dentistry needs a special touch. Kids need their dental care done quickly but with some fun and silliness tossed in. After all, these early visits set the stage for their whole life.

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Don’t Let Chlorine In Pools Ruin Your Kids’ Smiles

Now that summer is here, your children are probably dreaming of jumping in pools and swimming all season long. Whether it’s an above-ground pool in a backyard or a deep one run by your local park district, pools and summer go hand in hand. But you need to be careful, because the chlorine in these pools can hurt your kids’ smiles. Call our Kansas City, MO dental office at 816-399-5539 today to schedule your next family dentistry appointment. Because he combines expertise with working great with children, Dr. Stiver can help keep your children’s smiles healthy this summer. ...

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