Dental Health FAQ

As your trusted Lee’s Summit dentist, we understand that dental health is essential for overall well-being. 

Explore our comprehensive FAQ section to find answers to commonly asked questions and learn more about our commitment to your dental health
and satisfaction.

During your initial visit, our team will conduct a comprehensive examination of your dental health, including X-rays if necessary. We’ll discuss any concerns you have and create a personalized treatment plan tailored to your needs.

If you have a dental emergency, please contact our office immediately. We’ll do our best to accommodate you, even on weekends. For emergencies during closed hours, our voicemail will provide instructions on how to reach our on-call dentist.

We recommend regular checkups every six months to maintain optimal oral health. However, individual needs may vary, so we’ll discuss the best frequency for your visits during your appointment.

Yes, we understand the importance of affordable dental care. We offer a membership program to help manage costs for those without insurance. Ask our staff for more details.

Our office is closed on Saturdays and Sundays. However, we offer appointments on Fridays by request. Please call ahead to schedule.

While we encourage scheduling appointments in advance, we’ll do our best to accommodate walk-in patients whenever possible.

Yes, we offer comprehensive dental care for children of all ages. Our team is experienced in providing a comfortable and friendly environment for pediatric patients.

We understand that dental anxiety is common and offer various techniques to help you feel more relaxed during your visit. Please let us know about your concerns, and we’ll work with you to ensure a comfortable experience.

Brushing at least twice a day, flossing daily, and using mouthwash are essential for good oral hygiene. Additionally, a balanced diet and avoiding tobacco products contribute to a healthy smile.

Contact our office immediately if your temporary crown breaks. We’ll schedule an appointment to assess the damage and provide necessary repairs or replacements.

Yes, we accept CareCredit as a convenient financing option for dental treatments. Ask our team for more information on how to apply.

If you’re experiencing a toothache, rinse your mouth with warm water and gently floss to remove any food particles. Contact our office for an appointment as soon as possible, as toothaches can indicate underlying issues.

If you lose or damage your aligners, contact our office for guidance. Our team will work with you to determine the best course of action, which may include providing replacements or adjusting your treatment plan as needed to ensure the continued progress of your orthodontic journey.

Yes, we provide professional teeth whitening services to help you achieve a brighter, whiter smile. Ask us about our options during your next visit.