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Types of Occlusions (Bites)

Early Childhood Tooth Decay

Many parents will ask “Why worry about baby teeth when they are going to fall out?” Baby teeth (primary teeth) are important because they do not only aid in function of the oral cavity through chewing and speech development, but they also help to hold space for the developing permanent teeth. Excellent dental care helps to aid the developing oral cavity prepare for the emergence of the permanent teeth.

When primary teeth get decay, they can lead to dental pain and abscessed teeth. Studies have shown that children with severe decay miss more days of school and have a harder time concentrating in school. It is important for children to build strong preventive habits early on so that they may go on to have excellent dental hygiene as they mature.

Our goals are to help minimize early childhood decay, and restoring teeth that have cavities which may cause children discomfort and pain.

Our doctors will always explain when and why a tooth needs a restoration and how to prevent future cavities from developing through diet and good oral hygiene.

“The information on this site is provided for educational or informative purposes only; it is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, recommendations or treatment”.

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Technology

We are embracing the future of dental technology in order to keep your child's visit as seamless as possible.

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Compassion

From the moment they step inside our practice your child's comfort is our number one priority.

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Standards

We expect the best. We are setting new standards of what it means for your child to visit the dentist.

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With 4 locations to conveniently choose from in North Kansas City, Leawood, Country Club Plaza, and Lee's Summit to best serve your dental needs.

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As a courtesy to our patients, we submit necessary claim forms, receipts, and other information to your insurance company.

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Our welcoming and experienced staff will take care of any questions or concerns you may have during your visit to our practice.

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