We May Recommend a Dental Filling to Restore a Tooth

What is a dental filling? A dental filling is a type of restoration that may be used by Dr. Jaclyn Turnbow when a tooth has decay. The filling can restore the tooth back to its normal function and shape after the decay is removed. What can I expect when getting... Read more »

Oral Health Care Fundamentals: Dental Damage

Although the holiday season is right around the corner, there are numerous forms of dental damage that can arise anytime to hinder your oral health. Beyond the numerous risks that exist with the sweets and treats coming your way, it is important to protect your smile against numerous hazards that... Read more »

Without Treatment Tooth Enamel Attrition Could Lead to More Severe Complications

If you develop a minor misalignment with two or more teeth in your bite pattern, the deviation could cause one tooth to wear away on the surface of another. As the tooth enamel starts to gradually degrade, the area of dental attrition could become increasingly vulnerable to other dental health... Read more »

Even Minor Toothache Pain Should Not Be Ignored

A slight pain that grows in your tooth over the course of days, or even weeks, might not seem immediately distressing. Even if you can manage the discomfort by taking a recommended dose of anti-inflammatory medication, you should not dismiss the message being sent by your toothache pain. In most... Read more »

Your Teeth Age as You Age

Did you know that as you age, your teeth age with you? To help your oral health, there are some things you will need to know. That’s why our team here at Summit Village Dental in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, is eager to talk to you about how your age may... Read more »

Do You Know Much About Toothpaste? Test Your Knowledge by Taking This Toothpaste Quiz

As you may already know, your oral hygiene routine is vital for a strong and healthy smile. If you don’t know everything there is to know about oral hygiene, your oral health can suffer the consequences. So, to make sure you know the best facts about toothpaste, our dentist, Dr.... Read more »

We Offer Teeth Whitening to Brighten Your Pearly Whites

Do your pearly whites lack their usual luster? If so, you are not alone. Teeth whitening is one of the most popular dental treatments in the dental field today. Because professional teeth whitening is still the most effective method of brightening your smile, our dentist, Dr. Jaclyn Turnbow, is pleased... Read more »

What Is the Best Way to Brush Your Teeth?

Are you taking excellent care of your oral cavity? If you desire a confident smile, you will need to begin with the basics of oral care. This includes brushing, flossing, and rinsing your smile daily. Today we would like to review the essentials of brushing your teeth properly. Let's take... Read more »

What Should You Do in an Oral Emergency?

Although oral accidents and health emergencies are common, they can also be very serious and cause severe problems for your oral health and overall health too. Preparation for any accidents that may occur could be the difference in saving your beautiful smile should a problem ever occur. If you get... Read more »

Facts About Halitosis

If you’ve even been around someone with halitosis, or bad breath, you know the effects of it firsthand. But are you at risk for halitosis? Or are you suffering from it right now? Here are some factors to consider if you are concerned that you might have chronic bad breath:... Read more »