We've added a new page to our website called Artistic Dentistry Dental Plan (ADDP). This new page provides information about our dental plan for patients who do not carry dental insurance! To visit the new page, please click this link: Artistic Dentistry Dental Plan.
Today is Dr. Pagano's 42nd anniversary since graduating from UMKC Dental School! Here's a photo of Dr. Pete from the year he graduated when he was 24 years old, immersing himself in the challenge of cases. Not much has changed!
"You're as young as your spine," the yogis tell us. A supple spine allows us to perform the daily tasks of living with grace and ease - not to mention avoid the pain that comes with an inflexible spine. Balanced jaw joints could be considered as vital to dental health as a spine is to overall health.
CT scan technology is state-of-the-art imaging in dentistry, allowing your dentist more precise treatment planning in dental implants. One benefit is the ability to see a patient's level of bone density. The success of dental implants depends on the quality of the bone into which they are placed. The dental CT Scan reveals if a bone graft is needed.
Missing back teeth are common because the molars are the first adult teeth to erupt and unfortunately, often the first to be lost due to decay or fracture. And, as this post hopes to convey, the impact of a missing back tooth on your smile is equally as important in the long run as a front tooth.