Overland Park Dentistry Blog

Back to School? Schedule a Dental Appointment for Your Kiddo!

Dental Appointment: It’s that time of year again! As the summer draws to an end and the school season approaches, we enter this transitional and sometimes frenzied time of year.  Students from preschool through college prepare to reenter the world of academia. While unpopular among the majority of kids, these first few weeks in August … Continue reading Back to School? Schedule a Dental Appointment for Your Kiddo!

Be Prepared with Delta Dental

As Aesop is quoted: “It Pays to be Prepared”. So how does dental insurance play into such a quote? Let’s see. We prepare for a lot of things (or we’re supposed to be prepared, right?)! Like a job interview, it’s best to be prepared to answer interview questions (if we want the job). When we … Continue reading Be Prepared with Delta Dental

Invisalign vs Braces: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly!

Invisalign vs braces … In recent years dentistry has undergone something of a revolution as new and improved technology continues to expand and alter the field of dentistry in numerous innovative ways. Although this new high tech approach to dentistry has proven its overall effectiveness in providing patients nationwide with improved dental care. However, there … Continue reading Invisalign vs Braces: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly!

Missing: 3 Options for Tooth Replacement

Tooth Replacement: A Nightmare Come True! Having a strange or sometimes vivid dream, is something most people experience from time to time. Although dreams often vary from person to person, one of the most common dreams (or nightmares) revolves around losing one’s teeth. Unfortunately for some people however, this nightmare has ended up coming true … Continue reading Missing: 3 Options for Tooth Replacement

Got a Chipped Tooth? We’ve Got Options for You!

Chipped Tooth: When you least expect it Do you have a chipped tooth? Chipping a tooth is typically an unpleasant surprise that can happen when you least expect it. This is often due to the fact that chipping a tooth can happen countless different ways, and can vary depending on the circumstances and severity of … Continue reading Got a Chipped Tooth? We’ve Got Options for You!

Don’t Stress… Get a Mouth Guard for Teeth Grinding

Mouth Guard for Teeth Grinding: Take a deep breath In life there is no shortage of stress. Between work, family, and financial concerns, people experience stress for all sorts of reasons. However what is seldom realized is how exactly our stress affects us and what may happen as a result. Like many people, you may … Continue reading Don’t Stress… Get a Mouth Guard for Teeth Grinding

Don’t Cross the Boss … Get the Same-Day Cerec Crown

Cerec Crown: Time is of the essence Let’s face it; work itself can be stressful sometimes, and nothing adds to a stressful work environment more than an angry boss. In the hustle and bustle of today’s working world, time is money. Although this may vary depending on your chosen occupation, it’s pretty safe to assume … Continue reading Don’t Cross the Boss … Get the Same-Day Cerec Crown

Are You Experiencing Sudden Tooth Sensitivity?

What is Sudden Tooth Sensitivity? Sudden tooth sensitivity is something that most people experience at some point or another and although a common problem, it can be quite a hindrance in your daily life. Sudden tooth sensitivity or dentin hypersensitivity can be caused by several different factors, and may come and go over time. Typically … Continue reading Are You Experiencing Sudden Tooth Sensitivity?

Dental Appointment: Why Twice a Year?

Dental Appointment: A common misconception When you hear the term “dental appointment” what comes to mind? For many people the term conjures up images of your dentist searching for cavities or abrasions to your teeth, however rarely do people think of much more than that. While this is true to a certain extent, there is … Continue reading Dental Appointment: Why Twice a Year?

Professional Teeth Whitening Options

“Mirror Mirror on the wall; Who has the whitest smile of them all?” As silly as that may sound, if you were to look in the mirror would you be satisfied with the color of your teeth? If you are, then I suppose congratulations are in order. But if not, have no fear! Obtaining a … Continue reading Professional Teeth Whitening Options

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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.