Dental Implants Let You Eat All of the Nutritious Food You Want for a Healthy, Beautiful Smile

For those who have all of their original healthy teeth, they can easily chew and eat all the nutrient-dense food which strengthens and nourishes teeth and gums. For those who have replaced lost teeth with dentures, they may not be so lucky. While dentures can effectively restore your smile’s appearance, they cannot always restore firm… Read more »

Let’s Talk About Gum Disease

Are you scared to floss because your gums will bleed? Do they swell up or do they cause persistent pain? If so, you may have periodontal disease. If you think you have periodontal disease (also called gum disease), call Dr. Seth Rush at 816-444-8822 for a dental checkup. Meanwhile, we will provide you with some… Read more »

How to Reverse Gum Disease

Did you know, gum disease can be treated and even reversed? Well, it’s true! Gum disease poses a serious threat to your oral health, which is why our team of experts at Dr. Seth Rush in Kansas City, Missouri, is happy to talk to you about how to reverse gum disease if it should ever… Read more »

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 »