Your mouth is an intelligent system made to work with every piece doing its part. When you’re missing a tooth, the empty spaces are more than unsightly; they can be dangerous. Your other teeth, your gums, and even the bones in your face rely on you having a full smile. Enter: dental implants. Thanks to […]
One of the most common and destructive myths about dental hygiene is that it’s normal for gums to bleed. Dr. Wince and Dr. Jeffers-Jader would like everyone in McPherson to know that this is not the case! Imagine if we weren’t talking about gums-should any part of your body start to bleed whenever you touch […]
If you’ve visited our blog before, you know that we love to talk about tooth decay. The chances are, everyone in McPherson has had or will have tooth decay at one point. It is classified by the National Institutes of Health [http://nih.gov/] as the most prevalent disease in the world. Today we’re going to talk […]
If your teeth or jaw don’t line up well with each other, you may have crossbite. Dr. Wince and Dr. Jeffers-Jader, McPherson dentists explain more about this condition, its effects and what you can do to treat it below.
Did you know that certain times of day might be better for brushing than others? While it’s always recommended to brush your teeth twice per day, and floss once per day, your timing is also important. If you love your pearly whites and want to keep them around as long as possible (because face it, […]
Having a great smile is a privilege that everyone in McPherson should enjoy. The confidence that comes from having genuine pride in your pearly whites is irreplaceable. However, many of us struggle with imperfections in our teeth. Broken, chipped, cracked, stained, and crooked teeth can really put a damper on your smile. At Wince Family […]
Sore jaw? Restless nights? Play sports? If any of these apply to you, you might be surprised to hear that you could use a mouthguard!
Diabetes is a chronic and complicated disease that affects how your body processes sugar—its main source of energy. Diabetes symptoms mostly affect your heart, eyes, nerves, and kidneys, but it can affect your whole body, including your mouth. According to the American Dental Association (ADA), more than 29 million Americans have diabetes, and almost 2 […]
Cancer is always a scary word. But it doesn’t have to be the last word. Equipped with good information and the best doctors, you can feel empowered to navigate whatever stands before you or your loved one. Oral cancer is common and affects approximately 50,000 Americans every year. If you have more questions about oral […]
You may think being exhausted simply comes with the territory of being a parent (and it does), but there may also be a serious medical condition causing your child to wake up often throughout the night – sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is most commonly found in adults, but in rare cases can also affect children. […]