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Reconstructive Dentistry Can Give You A New Smile

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The Dentists at Marx Family Dental of the Kansas City area are committed to helping patients achieve beautiful, healthy smiles. When a variety of issues are impacting one’s oral health, it is important for these patients to ask questions about solutions such as reconstructive dentistry. What Is Reconstructive Dentistry? Reconstructive dentistry is a field of […]

What Is Bruxism?

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Bruxism is the grinding, clenching, and movement of the upper teeth against the lower teeth. Bruxism is considered a parafunctional habit, which means that it is unrelated to eating, drinking, chewing, or speaking. Most people grind or clench their teeth without even realizing it, especially when the are sleeping! Bruxism can impact your dental health […]

Root Canal Therapy Might Just Save Your Tooth!

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May is National Save Your Tooth Month, and tooth decay is a leading cause of lost teeth. It all begins with oral bacteria growing rapidly in built-up deposits of dental plaque, and in turn producing high levels of acid. At these levels, acid can erode the minerals in tooth enamel to create holes (“cavities”) that […]

What Foods Are Safe After Getting Veneers?

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Dental veneers are cosmetics which greatly enhance the look of teeth. These are quite thin and are only shells. They aren’t a replacement for teeth. But rather, a way to make a person’s smile more attractive. Like some other types of oral cosmetics and procedures, there are foods to enjoy and avoid after being fitted […]

Common Questions About Dental Crowns

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A modern dental crown represents the perfect pairing of function and beauty. Designed to protect a weak, damaged or misshapen tooth, a porcelain crown looks real in color and shape, and more importantly, avoids extraction. At Marx Family Dental of Gladstone, MO, our doctors use dental crowns often and with great success. Learn more by […]

A Root Canal Can Save Your Tooth

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Tooth decay can wreak more havoc than just producing cavities. It can work its way into the innermost parts of the tooth — the pulp and tiny passageways called root canals that lead to the tooth’s connection with the bone. If that happens, you’ll need more than “drilling and filling.” Without intervention, your tooth could […]