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 »

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 »