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The Best Devices for Your Teeth

Healthy teeth are crucial to a beautiful smile and play an important role in your overall physical health and well-being. Some chronic diseases and illnesses are associated with poor dental hygiene. Dr. Jacob Laudie, Lees Summit dentist, recommends regularly scheduled dental checkups as well as good oral care habits at home. Dr. Laudie recommends regular […]

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Individualized Corrective Treatment with Invisalign

Why Choose Invisalign over Traditional Braces? Comfort and ease of use are two top reasons patients choose Invisalign. Treatment plans are customized for each patient at Summit Dental, so there are no generic parts used. The series of clear trays are designed with precision to move teeth into place gradually. Some patients simply do not […]

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Sugar Content in Drinks and Daily Sugar Intake Limit

The American Heart Association links various health conditions to excessive sugar intake. The recommended amount of sugar individuals should consume in a day is six teaspoons (24 grams) for women and nine teaspoons (36 grams) for men. If you compare this to the average sugar levels that an average American consumes in a day, you […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Avoid Dental X-Rays Due to Radiation Exposure

An Ounce of Prevention… Unless Dr. Laudie has become Superman overnight, not all tooth decay will be visible during the course of a regular dental exam. To maintain stellar oral health, it is vital to catch decay and damage that may be hiding between teeth. Dental x-rays allow for hidden damage and decay to be […]

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Fighting Tooth Decay by Changing the pH of your Mouth

Good dental hygiene and a mouth free from tooth decay can improve your overall health and well-being. Not only does a bright and clean smile make you look better, it also guards against a variety of illnesses and diseases. For this reason, it’s important to pay close attention to your oral health and visit Dr. […]

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