The Treatment Process Involved with Restoring Your Smile With a Bridge

A dental bridge is a strong and attractive restoration that can replace your missing tooth and give you the smile you desire. If you’re interested in using this handy treatment to improve your smile and oral health, it’s time to call Summit Village Dental and schedule an appointment! If a... Read more »

Dental Anxiety Can Be Helped

Are you afraid of going to the dentist? If so, you are not alone. It is common for many people to feel nervous about going to the dentist. Here at Summit Village Dental in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, we strive in making you feel comfortable, so you know you are safe... Read more »

A Chipped Tooth Is Increasingly Vulnerable to Tooth Decay

Sometimes a chipped tooth can cause discomfort and heightened sensitivity. Other times a chipped tooth might not cause any distress at all. Unfortunately, when tooth enamel is compromised it can pose a serious long term threat to the health of the tooth. As time goes on the chipped tooth enamel... Read more »

A Distressed Filling Might Cause Significant Symptoms

While a filling itself is not directly vulnerable to the machinations of bacteria, the surrounding tooth enamel that bonds the filling in place could still be at risk. The passage of time, inconsistencies in your oral hygiene routine, and the overall size of the filling can shorten a filling’s lifespan.... Read more »

Dealing With TMJ Disorder

Did you know that stress will actually impact your health? Would you be surprised to hear that stress might also lead to several oral health issues, including bruxism? While bruxism, which is also referred to as teeth grinding, may not seem like a serious issue, but it can lead to... Read more »

5 Cavity Fighting Tips

The easiest way to treat a cavity is to not have one in the first place! To help ensure a bright and healthy smile, remember these 5 basics: Eat Balanced Meals: What you eat directly affects your mouth health. Eat a diet full of calcium-rich food, such as cheese, milk,... Read more »

What Causes Dental Erosion?

Have you ever wondered what causes dental erosion? Dental erosion, also known as enamel erosion, occurs when acids eat away at the precious tooth enamel protecting our teeth. Tooth enamel, the thin layer on our teeth, can be damaged in a variety of ways, but it is typically harmful acids... Read more »

Adding a Tongue Cleaning to Your Oral Hygiene Routine Might Reduce Bad Breath Problems

The American Dental Association recommends brushing your teeth twice each day and flossing every evening to remove food particles and plaque from your teeth as well as along the gumline. If you’re still struggling with chronic bad breath that isn’t related to a medication or medical condition, you might want... Read more »

Dentures Can Help With Missing Teeth

Have you ever needed to get a tooth replaced, but didn’t think that dentures weren’t a viable solution for you? In reality, there are a number of things that will improve your oral health, but did you know that dentures are actually a viable option for anyone, regardless of your... Read more »

Can Dental Bonding Improve Your Smile?

Although dental bonding isn’t a miracle procedure designed to save all teeth from all types of damage, Dental bonding treatments can be used to repair many forms of damaged teeth while at the same time, allow you to keep a tooth’s natural look. Can dental bonding improve your smile? Here... Read more »