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Periodontal Disease and Prevention

Periodontal disease is one of the most common dental ailments we see in patients. In fact, over three million people in America suffer from this disease. Periodontal disease must be diagnosed by a medical professional and requires treatment from a medical professional. Never try treating it on your own. What is periodontal disease? Periodontal disease […]

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EQUIA Forte Filling Material

There’s a procedure in the world of dental restoration that’s been proven to be an incredible alternative to long-term routine fillings typically used in dental restorations. EQUIA glass fillings have been used for several years in patients who have a high rate of decay. They’re a great long term option when compared to traditional composite […]

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First Visit for Your Child

Being a first-time parent comes with many new experiences. The entire experience is both exciting and terrifying at the same time. With so many options to choose from, understanding how to care for your child can be confusing. Not surprisingly, one of the most common questions Dr. Laudie hears from new parents is when they […]

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A Overview of Dry Mouth

What is Dry Mouth? Most people have had the experience of trying to swallow and realizing that their mouth is dry. Some people have dry mouth because they’re dehydrated. Other people may have their mouth dry out due to a strong wind as they’re walking down the street. This is a temporary concern that generally […]

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Nutrition – What Is Best For My Teeth?

Nutritious food cannot take the place of good oral hygiene, but making healthy choices can have a positive impact on teeth and gums. Dr. Jacob Laudie and his team at Jacob Laudie Dental are passionate about the well-being of their patients. They offer a wealth of information on how a well-balanced diet that includes calcium, […]

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The Best Devices for Your Teeth

Healthy teeth are crucial to a beautiful smile and play an important role in your overall physical health and well-being. Some chronic diseases and illnesses are associated with poor dental hygiene. Dr. Jacob Laudie, Lees Summit dentist, recommends regularly scheduled dental checkups as well as good oral care habits at home. Dr. Laudie recommends regular […]

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Individualized Corrective Treatment with Invisalign

Why Choose Invisalign over Traditional Braces? Comfort and ease of use are two top reasons for the good people of Lees Summit, MO to choose Invisalign. Treatment plans are customized for each patient at Summit Dental, so there are no generic parts used. The series of clear trays are designed with precision to move teeth […]

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Sugar Content in Drinks and Daily Sugar Intake Limit

The American Heart Association links various health conditions to excessive sugar intake. The recommended amount of sugar individuals should consume in a day is six teaspoons (24 grams) for women and nine teaspoons (36 grams) for men. If you compare this to the average sugar levels that an average American consumes in a day, you […]

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Why Dr. Laudie became a Dentist

It is not the depth of one’s education or knowledge that makes a person successful in a chosen career path, it is his or her compassion for others. It was Dr. Jacob Laudie’s respect for family and concern for others that inspired him to become a Lees Summit dentist in Lees Summit, MO. Heart of […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Avoid Dental X-Rays Due to Radiation Exposure

An Ounce of Prevention… Unless Dr. Laudie has become Superman overnight, not all tooth decay will be visible during the course of a regular dental exam. To maintain stellar oral health, it is vital to catch decay and damage that may be hiding between teeth. Dental x-rays allow for hidden damage and decay to be […]

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