Dental Veneers Are a Popular Option for Improve the Appearance of Teeth

The general appearance of your teeth can have a significant impact on your self-confidence when you smile. Chronic problems with dental stains, minor physical defects, and other cosmetic imperfections can be socially embarrassing. If this is the case for you, consider scheduling a consultation with one of our skilled dentistss, to discuss your cosmetic dental options. Many patients choose to... read more »

An Old or Large Dental Filling Might Need to Be Replaced with a Dental Crown

As a dental filling ages, it’s bond with the surrounding tooth enamel may degrade. This process can be accelerated by poor oral hygiene conditions in the mouth. Additionally, large dental fillings and dental fillings on the biting surface of a tooth sometimes fail sooner than smaller fillings. If you have a problem with a dental filling, you might notice the... read more »

Facts About Crowns

A dental crown or cap is a tooth-shaped covering that is placed over a tooth to restore its shape, size, appearance, and strength. The dental crown will cover the entire visible portion of the tooth. When might Drs. Hungerford, Witcher, Walker, Snowden, and Philpott recommend a dental crown in Manhattan, Kansas? - To keep a weak tooth from breaking -... read more »

The Process of a Dental Implant

Are you missing one or more teeth? If so, you may want to consider a dental implant in Manhattan, Kansas. Our Family & Implant Dentistry dentists use dental implants to restore your smile in three steps: 1. One of our dentists will surgically place a titanium screw into your jawbone to replace the tooth root. This biochemical post ensures your... read more »

What Are the Parts of Your Teeth and Do They Affect Tooth Sensitivity?

Do your pearly whites experience pain when you eat or drink something that is hot, or cold? Tooth sensitivity is the sharp burst of pain your teeth feel if you have tooth sensitivity and they touch something hot or cold. This is likely from exposed dentin, that layer of the tooth below the tooth enamel that is filled with microscopic tubules... read more »

Help with a Lost Crown?

Do you try to prepare for emergencies? Do you know what to do for a cut, broken arm, or even for a stroke? If you do: good for you. But, do you know what to do during a dental emergency? We believe that preparing for emergencies are important, and—top help you be prepared—we are excited to give you a few... read more »