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The Benefits of Dental Sedation

As adults, we know that taking care of our teeth is important. We know that it’s important to visit the dentist regularly so we can take care of small issues before they become large ones. However, that doesn’t prevent some of us from feeling a sense of apprehension before we enter the dentist’s office. Fear […]

Why Do Your Teeth Ache

There are many different things that can cause that horrific toothache. Toothaches can come at any time they please to. Sometimes, the pain can be so torturous that you will do absolutely anything you can to make the pain go away. Most times, we don’t know for sure what is causing the pain without a […]

Cold Weather and Sensitive Teeth

BRRR…its cold outside! Is the cold weather making your teeth hurt? Are you hoping for spring weather already? With these cold Missouri temperatures, your teeth may be feeling the same way. Millions of adults, or one out of every eight individuals, in the United States suffer from sensitive teeth at some point in their lives. […]

Why Are Dental Crowns so Important?

What are dental crowns? Dental crowns are fixed prosthetic devices. Crowns are cemented onto existing teeth or implants and can only be removed by your dentist. Crowns are necessary when a tooth has been broken down and fillings won’t solve the problem. If a tooth has become cracked, a crown can hold the tooth together […]

Did You Know: Dental Facts

At ABC Smiles in Independence, Missouri, we believe it is important to provide high quality dental care and education about oral health. That is why we created this blog that is chalk full of fun dental facts and did you knows! Did you know that saliva washes away decaying food during the day, lowering the […]

Oral Hygiene For a More Confident You!

A consistent oral hygiene routine every morning and every evening is key to optimal health. This, in addition to regular dentist office visits, helps develop not only strong teeth and gums, but also overall good health. You’ll feel good, look great, and help prevent needless bills! You’re also like to experience an improvement in many […]

Beware of Sugary Drinks

At ABC Dental in Independence we often hear the same question from concerned parents. Do we have any suggestions how to keep their children’s teeth healthy and how can they prevent cavities. One of the biggest ways you can help keep your children’s teeth happy and healthy is to reconsider what they are drinking. Water […]

Tips on Your Childs First Pediatric Dentist Appointment

It’s time for your child’s fist pediatric dentist visit! Are you prepared? Getting your child’s teeth checked for the first time can be a nerve racking experience for children and their parents. The experts at ABC Dental have complied some really great tips to calm those nerves for your first visit: Get to Know Us! […]

Why to Schedule a Back to School Dental Cleaning for your Kids

Most children count down the days until back to school parties, orientation, registration, school shopping, and picking out school supplies. But do your kids count down the days to a dentist appointment? Back to School dental appointments are a great way to get your kids excited for the upcoming school year. Of course, many kids […]

Teething Troubles

A baby’s teeth buds start forming when they are still in the womb. Teething only begins when the tooth starts getting close to the surface and pushing its way through the gums. Because your baby’s gum tissue is very thin, this process can sometimes be painful and cause a bit of discomfort. That’s why many […]

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