WHEELCHAIR BOUND PATIENTS

WE CARE Wheelchair bound patients come for emergency dental care in Kansas City and are extended the greatest of care. Talk to a hospital orderly responsible for lifting patients who are unable to maneuver on their own, and they will tell you be careful of wrenching your back helping patients get in and out of […]

HAIRLINE FRACTURES IN DENTURES

WE CARE Hairline fractures in dentures should be repaired immediately to keep damage to a minimum. As the acrylic bases of dentures become worn, stress fractures start to show during the normal wear and tear of the chewing cycle. Separation of teeth and the supporting acrylic occurs because of a breakdown in the dental materials. […]

PROBLEMATIC DENTURES

WE CARE Your teeth have been extracted and now you’re faced with problematic dentures. Periodontal disease destroys the bone support of teeth resulting in their loos over a long period of time. Toxins from the gum disease process force patients to consider the option of ¬†removing teeth during advanced stages of periodontal disease. The gum […]

REPAIR OF DENTURES AND PARTIALS

WE CARE The repair of dentures and partials for most cases is done within the same day. Patients should call their dentist in the early morning to get a case repaired by midday. Partials made with metal frameworks may require welding to get the most stable repair available. Welding is necessary where metal clasps have […]

WHY DENTURES GAG

WE CARE Why dentures gag is very problematic for patients that find it difficult to tolerate material in the posterior palatal area. Denture clinics find it necessary at times to prescribe medication in order to get impressions taken for fabrication of the prosthesis that replaces the missing teeth. Many patients that gag at the appointment […]

LEADERSHIP OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT

WE CARE A formidable lesson is learned from the leadership of Alexander the Great. Many successful leaders have gone and come since antiquity. Alexander became the measure against which military leaders compared themselves. Intelligence and a propensity to learn quickly how to defeat his enemies were strengths on the battlefield. I render emergency dental care […]

COSMETIC DENTURES

WE CARE Cosmetic dentures are custom prostheses providing maximum esthetics for patients. Most people wear dentures successfully after the decision has been made to remove the existing teeth. There is a transition that must be made by the patient if the dentures¬†are to be worn successfully. You gain a psychological edge understanding the transition from […]