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 »

A Tooth Decay Under a Dental Filling Can Cause a Toothache

Many times dental fillings are used to repair minor defects in a tooth’s enamel layer caused by dental caries, dental attrition, or minor dental fractures. They are intended to repair the tooth with a material that will not be directly vulnerable to bacterial tooth decay, while also restoring the strength and function of the tooth…. Read more »

What Should I Do If My Child Pretends to Brush?

Kids are sneaky. In fact, they’re very sneaky, especially when it comes to asking them to do something they don’t necessarily want to do. This is often the case with oral hygiene. If your child pretends to brush their teeth to get out of the task, our dentist, Dr. , and dental team have some… Read more »

Tips for a Healthy Smile While Traveling

If you’re traveling for business or you are on vacation, you need to keep your teeth clean and  healthy. Before you leave, make an appointment to see our dentist, Dr. at in , . We’ll give you a thorough cleaning and exam to make certain there is nothing wrong that could present a larger problem… Read more »

Oral Health Care Treatment Tips

Are you doing your part to ensure your smile remains in excellent condition? Although it may seem like a chore at times, the small amounts of attention you spend each day caring for your smile, including brushing and flossing for a few minutes, can have drastic effects on your smile that will last for years…. Read more »

What Are Dental Bridges?

Have you ever asked what are dental bridges? If so, you have come to the right place! Dental bridges are a form of smile restorations that can work if you find yourself missing a tooth or two. That is why our team here at in , , is happy to talk to you about dental… Read more »

Is Your Smile at Risk of Dental Damage?

Is your smile at risk of dental damage? Although there are numerous treatments out there for a variety of oral health ailments, it’s best to deal with any problematic situations before they even begin. However, in some cases, damage to your teeth and gums happens very quickly, so you must protect your mouth from any… Read more »

How to Avoid Bad Habits When Brushing

It’s a good idea to occasionally read over brushing techniques. The reason why is because we often develop habitual routines when it comes to our brushing. This isn’t a bad thing. Regularly brushing is great for protecting your teeth from decay. However, habits are by nature done with little thought and sometimes the way you… Read more »