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Top 5 Dental Emergencies

Most of us will have to deal with a dental emergency at some point. They never happen at convenient times, and they often leave us in a good deal of pain. We’ve compiled a few of the most common dental emergencies that our patients experience and how to handle them. But remember, the best thing […]

Are Dental Sealants Safe?

If we’ve told you that your little one needs dental sealants on her molars, you may be wondering how necessary and safe they are. We’ve answered some of your most pressing questions about sealants, how safe they are, and whether or not your child needs them. What Are Dental Sealants? A sealant is a thin […]

How Does the Dentist Whiten Teeth?

If you’ve ever dreamed of a whiter smile, you’ve probably wondered how the whitening process works. When drugstore whitening strips don’t give you the results you need, check out the more effective whitening options that Dr. Gallagher offers at Overland Park Family Dental. In-Office Whitening Step up your whitening game with our in-office whitening treatments. […]

Worst Types of Food for Teeth

They say you are what you eat, but did you know that what you eat can also have lasting effects on your teeth? Candy Everyone knows that candy is bad for your teeth. From hard to chewy, the sugar and acid in candy can really wear away at your enamel and can cause – you […]