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... 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.... Read more »

Taking Steps Against Periodontal Disease

What can you do to avoid periodontal disease and the increased risks to your health? Here are some answers for you: Step 1. At-home Care This part is simple and easy to follow. Be sure to brush your teeth at least twice each day for two minutes with a soft-bristled... 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... Read more »

Gum Disease: Age and Gender

While everyone is vulnerable to gum disease–men, women, and children–research has shown that men tend to have a higher risk of gum disease. Why? Perhaps because they are not seeing a dentist regularly or are not as consistent with good oral hygiene habits. Let’s take a closer look at periodontitis... Read more »

Brushing Your Tongue

Everyone knows it is important to brush your teeth at least twice a day, but what about your tongue? Brushing your teeth can fight against cavities and gum disease. Brushing your tongue is important because it can fight against bad breath. Here at Cambridge Family Dentistry in Wichita, Kansas, we... Read more »

What Happens When Your Dental Crown Is Made

At Cambridge Family Dentistry, we strive to offer patients very high quality in their dental crowns so that daily use doesn’t wear the crown down. Much of the dental crown creation process is done off site at a a dental lab, but we create the initial dental impression during your... Read more »

What Do You Know About Orthodontics?

If you have any teeth that are out of alignment or there are gaps and spaces between teeth, orthodontic procedures and treatments may be needed. Through the use of orthodontics, it is possible to re-evaluate your smile and correct any issues associated malocclusions or bad bites. Orthodontics helps prevent, diagnose... Read more »

Whitening Toothpaste Might Help Maintain Professionally Whitened Teeth

Dental stains can sometimes develop on your teeth when you frequently eat foods like chocolate, dark berries, and tomato sauces or you drink dark beverages on a daily basis. Tobacco users are also at increased risk of suffering from discolored tooth enamel.   While they might sound tempting at first,... Read more »

The Links Between Your Oral Health and Gingivitis

If you are suffering from gum disease how would you know? Gum disease is a progressive disease that can take place over a period of several years. One of the earliest stages of gum disease is called gingivitis. When gingivitis is occurring, there are several signs and symptoms that can... Read more »