Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account... Read more »

The Positive Power of Fluoride

Fluoride has become a very common ingredient in many dental hygiene products. Dr. and our team invite you to learn more about fluoride, which is a mineral that is found naturally and can enhance the health of your teeth by offering greater strength and nourishment and helping you avoid tooth enamel loss and tooth decay…. Read more »

Achievements in Dentistry: Toothache Detection and Treatments

To gain a better understanding of what a toothache is and what you can do to prevent them, it is important to speak with your dentist. Several treatment plans and oral hygiene routines can be implemented to lower your risks with the oral ailments often responsible for toothaches. To test your knowledge on toothaches, take… Read more »

Oral Health Care Damage Control: Chewing Gum

Did you know that chewing gum can provide significant oral health benefits to your teeth and gums? Did you know that it is recommended to chew sugarless gum after meals? The truth is that chewing gum can indeed help prevent cavities and other issues that may arise in your mouth. This is not so much… Read more »

Dentistry Blog for Beginners: Cavity Prevention

When your tooth enamel begins to wear down, this process is known as dental erosion, also known as enamel erosion. It typically occurs due to harmful acids that are capable of eating through your enamel. If enamel erosion occurs to the point that a hole has formed in your tooth enamel, this is known as… Read more »

Tips for Caring for the Smile While You’re Sick

If you’re sick, you need to keep your smile in mind, no matter how inconvenient it may be. This is because your teeth and gums can be in danger while you’re laying in bed or making frequent trips to the bathroom. So, our dentist, Dr. , has some tips for you so you can maintain… Read more »

Got Dentures? Here’s How to Take Care of Them

You recently decided to get dentures. This is a fantastic option for filling in your smile! Whether you have full dentures or only partial dentures, you will need to adjust to a new oral health care routine. Here are some things to remember as you take care of your dentures. Keep your dentures moist at… Read more »

Try Zoom! Whitening for a Brighter Pearly Whites

Try Zoom! Whitening for brighter pearly whites. Mendez Family Dental in Pittsburg, Kansas, is proud to offer you two professional options for brightening your smile: Zoom! Whitening in-house whitening and take-home whitening treatments. A Zoom! in-house treatment can mean your pearly-whites are four to six shades whiter in 45 minutes or less. This treatment has… Read more »