• What is a water pick and do I need one?
    Water picks, sometimes called “oral irrigators,” make an excellent addition to your regular home care regimen of brushing and flossing. Especially helpful to those who suffer from periodontal disease and Read more
  • The Transformation of Valentine's Day
    Did you know the actions leading to the beginnings of Valentine's Day were actually centered on the avoidance of war? A Catholic priest named Valentine defied the orders of the Read more
  • February is Heart Month
    The American Academy of Periodontology stresses the importance of good oral health since gum disease may be linked to heart disease and stroke. Thus far, no cause-and-effect relationship has been Read more
  • Flossing Fixes
    A length of floss plus your teeth is about as low-tech as it gets. But, as with so many other “simple” skills, it helps to learn just the right technique Read more
  • Lip Service
    When you think of the doctor, you naturally think of your teeth. But your dental professional is concerned with more than the teeth, as important as they are. All aspects Read more
  • Dental Emergency? Don’t Panic, We’re Here to Help
    Nobody can predict a dental emergency. That’s what makes them so terribly inconvenient. The good news is that our office is always available to assist you, so there’s no reason Read more
  • Make this the Year You Stop Smoking
    It’s a new year, and it couldn’t come fast enough for many of us! Let’s do our part to make this a better year in every way—and you can start Read more
  • New Year's Eve
    Watching the clock tick down the final seconds until midnight, many of us- Richard G Mark DDS included- feel nostalgic about the passing year and hopeful about the new one Read more
  • Teeth Whitening: Ways To Lighten the Color of Your Teeth
    Brightening your smile is a path to increased confidence and overall well-being. Minor innocuous daily habits such as drinking coffee and wine can leave stains on your teeth and lead to Read more
  • Five Clues That It’s Time to Replace Your Toothbrush
    Your dashboard lights up when you need an oil change. Your smoke detector beeps when you need to switch out the batteries. But when it’s time to replace your toothbrush, Read more
  • The Purpose of a Dental Crown
    A dental crown, otherwise known as a cap, covers an infected tooth and can vary in function, depending on the position of the tooth. Crowns cover all the visible parts Read more
  • How Long Do Dental Implants Last?
    Dental implants from your dentists in Independence, MO, can rebuild your smile Dental implants can last a lifetime, with proper care and maintenance. In fact, dental implants are the most successful Read more
  • ‘Tis the Season—for Healthy Dental Choices!
    It might be the most wonderful time of the year, but if you’re dashing through the snow to an emergency dental appointment, you’re not feeling very jolly. And post-holiday, no Read more
  • Curing the Nail-Biting Habit
    Do you ever find yourself gnawing at your nails? Nail-biting is a very common and difficult to break habit which usually has its beginnings in childhood. It can leave your Read more
  • Thanksgiving in North America
    Thanksgiving marks the start to the holidays; a season filled with feasting, indulging, and spending time with family and friends are always special. Thanksgiving is a holiday meant for giving Read more

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