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Choosing Dental Implants or Dentures

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When you lose teeth as an adult, it can be quite alarming, and in some cases, it can feel devastating. Whether you have lost teeth because of damage or because of neglect, you do not want to go through the rest of your life with gaping holes in your smile. You want to find restorative dentistry options that can help you. However, you might be confused as to whether you should have dental implants or dentures. Which one is right? Take the time to learn a bit about both options, and then speak with the dentists in Overland Park to help you with your decision.

Modern Dentures

In the past, it is true that dentures had some issues. They were not always reliable and they could slip out of place when talking or eating. The modern dentures of today are a different story though. They tend to be very high quality whether you need partial dentures or full dentures. Today’s dentures are quite strong and durable, and they look far more realistic than the dentures of the past.

Dental Implants

The other option that could be right for you is dental implants. They have been around for a long time, but the technology and techniques have improved substantially in recent years. They can provide you with natural looking teeth that are quite strong and that can last for decades. For those who are missing just a few teeth, this could be a good option to consider.

Learn More About Our Restorative Dentistry Options

It can still be difficult to know which of these options might be right for you. That is why you should make sure you get in contact with our dentists in Overland Park at KC Smile. We can provide you with more information and help you determine which option will work the best for your needs. Call us at 913-491-6874 or check out our contact page.

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Meet the Doctor

Ross S. Headley, DDS

Using the most advanced materials and techniques, Dr. Ross S. Headley will transform your smile. As Kansas’ only accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Dr. Headley understands how unhealthy or unattractive teeth can negatively impact a patient’s life. He witnesses daily how beautiful healthy teeth change lives. Take a moment and explore the options available for you.

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Enhance Your Smile Today

Dr. Ross Headley’s reputation attracts patients in the greater Kansas City, Mo and Overland Park, KS areas as well as across the US. Whether you are seeking cosmetic dentistry, general restorative dentistry, or preventative care, at KC Smile you will be sure to have your expectations met.

Contact Us

  • KC Smile 12850 Metcalf Ave. Ste. 200 Overland Park, Kansas 66213
  • (913) 491-6874
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon-Thurs 7:30am - 5:30pm

A Note On The Coronavirus

After much consideration and the recommendations of the ADA, KDA and Kansas Department of Health I have made the decision to temporarily close our office.  We will continue to be available to our patients on an emergency only basis.  Currently we plan to reopen on April 1 pending any further delays.  If you have an emergency, call the office number 913-491-6874.  We appreciate each one of you and look forward to when we will be reminiscing about this.  

-Dr Ross Headley