No doubt, you’ve seen all the commercials – there’s no shortage of teeth whitening gels, pens, strips and trays on the market, all promising to give you a “Hollywood smile” in no time! But do you really have to spend the money on these products or is there something you can make for a fraction of the cost with the pantry items in your kitchen? In this article, we’ll take a look at the various methods of at home whitening and explain the possibilities, as well as the drawbacks. You’ll also find out why professional treatments are your best starting point for a bright smile.
Schutte McKnight Blog
January 2, 2018
December 10, 2017
Are you afraid of gum disease wrecking your healthy teeth? Do want to make sure the rest of your loved ones don’t experience the same fate? Your Leawood dentist wants to make sure you’re protected as well. That’s why they’re writing about all the best ways to keep bacteria at bay.
Keep reading to learn the best ways to avoid gum disease and onset periodontal disease altogether. Your family will be thanking you later for the pain and money you saved them.
November 27, 2017
Nothing can frighten someone more than these two words: tooth extraction. Although this may be a scary thought, there’s no reason to tremble. Your dentist will only recommend tooth removal when it’s completely necessary. Plus, your dentist will also help you fill that gap in your smile soon thereafter!
October 27, 2017
Tooth loss is an unfortunate problem that many Americans face throughout life. Even harder, some people may be confused on which is the best tooth replacement option for them.
We’re here to explain why dental implants are the number one solution to issues associated with tooth loss and how you can benefit from them!
September 14, 2017
You know that eating a well-balanced diet will get you the results you want when it comes to losing or gaining weight. But did you know that the types of foods you eat can also either benefit your teeth—so much to keep them pearly white? There is a close connection between good dental health and overall health. Your dentist is here to help you reach your smile goals with teeth whitening and maintain them with diet advice.
August 10, 2017
You pride yourself on brushing and flossing your teeth regularly, yet you’re still receiving reports of plaque buildup from your dental hygienist. Is there possibly more you could be doing to improve your home care and protect your oral health? Your dentist in Leawood has some suggestions.
July 27, 2017
A dentist can treat cavities with fillings or crowns, but preventing tooth decay before it starts is always a better solution. Cavities are the most common oral health issues experienced by patients at any age. Patients can prevent cavities before they even start by taking these three simple cavity prevention tips into consideration. You can also schedule a dental checkup to discuss cavity prevention with an expert.
June 8, 2017
You just don’t feel comfortable leading presentations in front of clients anymore. Over the years, the normal wear and tear on your teeth has taken its toll and you feel self-conscious about your smile because of chipping and discoloration. Did you know that there are some simple solutions with cosmetic dentistry in Leawood that can help enhance your smile and your confidence again? Here are some of the options we offer at Schutte & McKnight Dentistry.
May 2, 2017
If you are among the 178 million adults in the United States suffering from tooth loss, you have many options to replace your missing teeth. While you could choose a traditional method, like dentures or a dental bridge, you could make a true investment in your smile with dental implants. This provides you with a lifelong option to replace your missing teeth. However, dental implants are not right for everyone. As your dentist in Leawood, Dr. Abbie McKnight has the information you need to make the best choice for your individual needs.
April 21, 2017
Would you like to change your chipped, discolored smile? Of course, you would. That’s why your cosmetic dentist in Leawood–Dr. Schutte, Dr. McKnight or Dr. Konz--delivers a wide range of cosmetic dental services, including beautiful porcelain veneers. Also called dental laminates, veneers transform worn, dull, cracked teeth into dazzling smiles anyone would be proud of.