Your child should see the dentist before they are one year old to check for issues with baby teeth. Early visits also help children to be less anxious when at the dentist. Read more on our blog about the stages of dental care for children.
You should visit the dentist twice a year for regular exams and cleanings. If you have gum disease, your dentist may wish to see you more often. Regular visits to the dentist help catch problems early to prevent more extensive treatments such as root canals and gum surgery.
While our office is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. we recognize sometimes you experience an after-hours emergency. In those cases, please call us at 316-721-2024.
If you feel you’ve cracked a tooth let our office know right away. Until you can be seen by the dentist you can use a cold compress on your cheek to reduce swelling, as well as take over-the-counter medications for pain. You should also rinse your mouth with warm water to keep it clean.
If you have knocked a tooth out, it may be able to be saved. To increase the chances of a successful re-implantation, follow these steps.