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All-On-Four Dental Implants

Are your teeth falling out — have they already fallen out?  Dr. Ritt Kuhn can help with a procedure called All-On-Four which includes 4 dental implants and a secure over denture. With this procedure you will have teeth in a day that function like “real” teeth and look wonderful. You will have more confidence and […]

Gum Disease

Did you know that gum disease affects oral tissues and is caused by bacteria that live on the tooth root under the gums? If left untreated, this bacteria cause chronic infection of the gums and eventually bone loss. To help patients recognize common signs of gum disease, Kuhn Dental Associates has created this easy gum […]

Stop Gum Disease With Perio Protect®

    RECENT STUDIES SHOW nearly half of all adults have some degree of gum disease. Although some periodontal treatments can be invasive or ineffective, The Perio Tray® by Perio Protect® is a simple treatment that reaches where your toothbrush, floss and mouth rinse can’t. Perio Protect Treats Gum Disease Between Visits Perio Protect is a […]

SLEEP APNEA OVERVIEW

Sleep apnea occurs when your breathing is disrupted during sleep. Men, overweight people, and people over 40 are at greater risk for sleep apnea. Untreated sleep apnea can cause hypertension, stroke, or heart failure. Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder that occurs when a person’s breathing is interrupted during sleep. People with untreated sleep […]

Sedation Dentistry: Can You Really Relax?

Does the thought of having your teeth cleaned make your entire body tense with fear? Would you rather endure the agony of a toothache than step foot in a dentist’s office? You’re not alone. A lot of people are so phobic about going to the dentist that they prefer not to have any treatment. Sedation Dentistry is the […]

One Day Porcelain Crowns

Did you know Kuhn Dental offers One Day Crowns? With the Cerec digital system there are no more messy impressions and you do not have to wear a temporary crown while you wait three weeks for your permanent crown to be made in a dental laboratory. This saves you the time, money and hassle associated […]

The Perio Tray® – Therapy for Gum Disease

Non-Invasive therapy for gum disease Gum disease is caused by a bacterial infection that is hidden below your gums. Dental cleanings can effectively treat the bacteria, but when you return home the cycle often continues. Bacterial cells grow back in just hours after a cleaning, and toothbrush, rinse and floss can’t reach deep enough to […]

Teeth Grinding

Do you grind your teeth? Teeth grinding, called bruxism, can damage your teeth, cause face and jaw pain and headaches.  Side effects of teeth grinding include tooth loss, jaw pain, TMJ and facial changes.  Over time grinding your teeth can cause you to need crowns or dental implants. Causes of grinding vary and can include […]

Poor Dental Health and Depression

Poor Dental Health May Be a Risk Factor for Depression Did you know that poor dental health has been linked to depression? Now researchers have found that your oral health could also be a risk factor for this mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. Studies have examined the […]

How Cavities Form

Did you know your teeth are part of a complex ecosystem filled with saliva and bacteria?  By eating lots of sugar you feed the bacteria and they grow and produce acid. This acid slowly eats away at  your teeth’s enamel and creates a cavity. Tooth decay is the result of an infection with certain types […]