Overland Park Family Dental Blog

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 […]

Is Gluten-Free Good for Your Teeth?

Gluten-free diets have become increasingly popular in recent years as studies show more links between different aspects of our health and consuming gluten. Studies have shown that individuals with celiac disease must follow a strictly gluten-free diet to experience relief from their symptoms. More people without celiac disease are becoming interested in trying a gluten-free […]

5 Ways to Not Forget to Brush Your Teeth

When it comes to dental care, brushing your teeth daily is extremely important. However, it’s also a task that’s easy to forget. Unfortunately, making a habit of forgetting will lead to dental problems. We want you to enjoy healthy, strong teeth, so we’ve put together a list of five ways to help you remember to […]