Periodontal Disease

Periodontic therapy is used to treat microbial infections of the teeth. When bacteria and plaque are allowed to accumulate beneath the gums, the result can be painful inflammation, bleeding, receding gums, bone loss, and even tooth loss. Fortunately, there are various options available to help treat and prevent bacterial accumulations within and around the teeth and […]

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Prosthodontic Treatment

Dr. Jacob Laudie performs reconstructive and cosmetic dental treatments that are designed to enhance the appearance and functionality of the teeth. A person who undergoes prosthodontic treatment will typically experience long-lasting results that look natural and restore the patient’s ability to chew and speak normally. Did you know… that prosthodontic treatment is useless without first […]

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PH

The pH of our saliva has a great impact on our oral health especially the health of our teeth. pH is the acidity or alkalinity of the saliva. It ranges on a scale of 1 to 14. Something that has a low number is very acidic and something that is very basic or alkaline has […]

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Planmeca Promax Digital X-ray

Undergoing dental x-rays can be an uncomfortable and invasive experience. Traditional x-rays are taken intra-orally, requiring patients to bite down awkwardly onto hard and bulky sensors. Not to mention, it can take several minutes to complete a full mouth series of x-rays. At our office, we believe patients deserve a better experience. That is why […]

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Amalgam Fillings

Amalgam is an economical blend of metals used to fill cavities in the mouth. Also known as ‘silver fillings’, Lees Summit amalgam fillings are comprised of silver, copper, mercury and tin. The majority of Americans have dental fillings – most of whom have at least one amalgam. Many prefer amalgam because it is the most affordable and long-lasting […]

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Six Month Smiles

Six Month Smiles® is an innovative alternative to traditional braces in Lees Summit. Metal braces have long been the standard in orthodontics, often used during childhood and early teen years to correct problems with overcrowding, bite, and alignment. But adults and older teens may avoid highly visible braces despite their desire for straighter and more cosmetically appealing teeth. Thanks […]

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Start Pure Teeth Whitening

Start Pure teeth whitening is an advance in-office cosmetic whitening treatment in Lees Summit that offers fast, effective results to patients who want to take years of discoloration off their smiles. The system includes a proprietary blend of ingredients activated by violet light to powerfully dissolve stains and brighten the teeth to a brilliant shade […]

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Ridge and Sinus Augmentations

Ridge and sinus augmentations are surgical dental procedures used to fill in areas of the gum line and underlying bone that have deteriorated as a result of tooth loss or extraction. Specifically, a ridge augmentation refers to the reconstruction of degenerated or underdeveloped gums, and a sinus augmentation refers to an enhancement of the amount […]

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Sleep Apnea & Snoring

Did you know that between 1/3 and 1/2 of all adult Americans snore or have snored at some point? However, snoring – even chronically – is not necessarily indicative of sleep apnea. In fact, only 1/5 of adults have some form of sleep apnea, which can be a life threatening condition. The difference between benign […]

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Teeth in a Day

“Teeth in a Day” is a one-day solution for patients who want to be able to remove all of their remaining natural teeth and replace them with natural-looking and functioning prosthetic teeth. The procedure is most commonly used to treat Lees Summit dental patients who have already lost many of their natural teeth and have […]

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