How to Take Care of Your Retainer

Finally! Your braces are off, which means your teeth are straight, and you never have to worry about them ever again, right? Well, not exactly; you still have to wear your retainer. For many who have just had their braces removed … Continued

A Comparison of 4 Fast Teeth Straightening Options

Very few of us are born with flawlessly straight teeth. However, with incredible technological advancement in dentistry, you can fix your crooked teeth and get a beautiful, confident smile. All you need to do is consult your orthodontist or dentist … Continued

Clear Braces for Adults Are Ideal for Anyone Getting Married

We provide clear braces for adults, something regularly used by patients of ours who are planning on getting married. Many people visit us when they are engaged to talk about their smile. Getting married is incredibly exciting, and there is … Continued

Three Steps to Getting a Dental Sleep Appliance

A dental sleep appliance can be a valuable tool for improving your sleep and health. Many people visit our office in search of answers. They know they are not getting enough sleep or are waking up with a sore jaw … Continued

Speak with an Orthodontist in Leawood About the Pros and Cons of Braces

A lot of patients visit us to speak with an orthodontist in Leawood when trying to determine which type of braces they want to use to straighten their teeth. While there is a lot of information online about new and … Continued

5 Reasons We Think Kids Braces Are Very Important

Are kids braces really necessary? Sometimes parents visit our office asking this question because they are unsure if they should move forward with getting their child braces or wait until they are older and let them decide as adults. There … Continued

Can Wearing Adult Braces Improve My Health?

Wearing adult braces could help you to get healthy and even to lose weight. We know, this sounds hard to believe but it actually makes a lot of sense. When our patients start wearing braces, they typically do so because … Continued

What Are My Options for an Adult Retainer?

Wearing an adult retainer is actually fairly common. There is a misconception that when people get their braces off, they are done with orthodontic treatment. This is not the case. Once the initial work is complete a smile will look … Continued

Everything You Need to Know About TMJ from a TMJ Dentist

We are a TMJ dentist, focusing on helping treat Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, TMJ, in patients. TMJ is a serious condition that can lead to significant pain in the jaw, face and even neck. It can also lead to headaches that … Continued

Ceramic Braces Aren’t Right for Everyone – Are They Right for You?

We use ceramic braces on a regular basis to correct problems like malocclusion and a misaligned jaw. Our patients are quite pleased with the results and how wonderful they look during the process. This is the big benefit of using … Continued