What Causes a Gummy Smile?

Gummy Smile

A gummy smile – professionally termed, “gingival display” – is a condition that results in the display of excessive gum tissue being exposed above the two front teeth when smiling. Individuals that experience this issue are often troubled by it; many claim that it makes them self-conscious about their appearance and results in feeling less… Read More…

Will Laser Therapy Help with Gum Disease?

Laser Therapy For Gum Disease

Information derived from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has established that one out of every two individuals in the United States that are over the age of 30 has gum disease. Gum disease – which is medically referred to as “periodontal disease” – is a chronic-based inflammatory disease that detrimentally impacts the gum tissue… Read More…

Get an Appropriate Dental Diagnosis by Visiting a Practitioner That Uses Digital X-Rays

Digital Dental Xrays

Over the course of the past decade, dental technology has experienced massive advancements thanks to the development of digital radiography. While film-based x-rays were beneficial throughout the past 125+ years that they have been in use, they have resulted in many oral health conditions being misdiagnosed. If you care about your dental health – and,… Read More…

Poison or Penny-saver: Water Fluoridation

Fluoride

A big discussion throughout the nation and specifically in our backyard is fluoride. Should it be in the water? Should it not? With three-fourths of the country drinking water with fluoride added in, Wichita has voted to reject adding fluoride to the local water in 1964, 1978, and in 2012 with a 59% “no” vote… Read More…

8 Factors That Put You at Risk for Losing Your Teeth

Tooth Loss Risks

In recent years, research has indicated that there are several factors that put you at risk for losing your teeth. There is an exceptionally high incident of tooth loss within the United States. The American College of Prosthodontists have established that more than 120 million individuals in the country are missing at least one tooth… Read More…

We Offer Many Payment Options. Pick the One That Best Suits YOUR Needs!

We Offer Multiple Payment Options

At Implant and Perio Center of Kansas, we strive to make your experience the best possible! One of the many ways we do this is to offer several different financial and payments options, so we can find one that best fits your needs! Our patients are always welcome to pay for their treatment in full,… Read More…

Knowledge is Power…

Knowledge Is Power

Something we’ve all heard before, right?  When it comes to health or dental care, nothing could be more true! Your First Step Being aware of the status of your oral health is the first step in this knowledge. We cannot change what we don’t know is happening. The information out there to be found on… Read More…

The Psychological and Social Impact Associated with Missing Teeth

Missing Teeth

If you are reading this, it means that you either have a loose tooth that is likely about to fall out or you have at least one tooth that is already missing. Either or, you are probably already feeling the effects of the situation. It is likely that you are scared, angry, and frustrated with… Read More…

How Does Diabetes Affect Your Dental Health?

Diabetes And Dental Health

According to medical professionals and those in the dental profession, if you have diabetes, you are also more likely to suffer from various types of dental problems. If your diabetes is poorly controlled, the risks are even higher. Approximately 30 million people in the United States – alone – have diabetes. This medical condition detrimentally… Read More…

10 Ways to Keep Your Teeth Healthy

Ways To Keep Teeth Healthy

The teeth are considered to be among the strongest components of the body; however, after a lifetime of consuming natural and synthetic sugars, crunching on hard substances, consuming a variety of beverages, missed dental cleanings, and other dental-related activities, chips, breakages, and loss may occur as a result of damaged tooth enamel, pressure, tooth decay,… Read More…

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