A Dental Implant with a Crown Is One of the Most Effective Dental Restorations

Tooth loss can be painful and wrought with complications including a loss of oral function, alterations in your appearance, as well as orthodontic alignment issues. Fortunately, there are several different dental restoration options available at Dr. Seth Rush’s Kansas City, Missouri clinic. One of the most effective options is to use a dental implant to… Read more »

Improvements in Your Daily Oral Hygiene Regimen Can Prevent Gingivitis from Recurring

Periodontal disease often begins as the condition known as gingivitis. This causes red or inflamed-looking gums that tend to bleed easily during brushing and flossing. Many gingivitis sufferers also suffer from cause chronic bad breath problems. Poor oral hygiene habits can leave plaque and other bacterial deposits on your teeth. In time, they could harden… Read more »

Don’t Let Periodontal Disease Steal Your Smile

Have you noticed that gum disease is affecting your smile? If you have been neglecting your smile, it is possible you may be experiencing signs of gum disease. Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is the result of an infection to your gum tissues. If you continue to leave it unchecked, it is possible for… Read more »

A Jawbone Graft in Preparation for Dental Implants

There are many reasons why a bone graft may be necessary, but perhaps the most common reason is to prepare a patient for a dental implant. Our practice offers two kinds of bone grafts to prepare for your dental implants: ridge augmentation and sinus lifts. Here’s a short description of each type of surgery: Ridge… Read more »

Gum Disease Treatment Options

Adults in America are greatly affected by gum disease. In most cases, the gum disease is mild. However, some cases are more severe. It’s important to treat gum disease early on. Otherwise it can progress and damage your gum tissue as well as cause tooth loss. By treating gum disease early on, you can reverse… Read more »

Why Dental Implants Might Be Right for You

Did you lose a tooth? Are you a little too old for the tooth fairy to come? You probably know all too well the impact this has on your appearance, speaking voice and chewing abilities. Don’t worry; there is a solution! Here in Kansas City, Missouri we offer high quality dental implant surgery to replace… Read more »

An Infection in the Gums Might Need Surgical Extraction

When tooth decay goes untreated, it can gradually penetrate the interior of a tooth. In a severe case, the bacteria can establish a presence in the gums through the infected root. As it progresses, this can form a dangerous infection known as an abscess. Without treatment, this abscess can even spread to your bloodstream, resulting… Read more »

Why Are Bone Grafts Beneficial?

A bone graft is a beneficial and successful treatment that involves restoring your jawbone with a piece of bone that was taken from another piece of your body or from a surgical-grade cadaver. This treatment is often needed when you need to place a dental implant but your bone is not strong or reliable enough… Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Dr. Seth Rush, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area of expertise here on… Read more »