Oral Health for Women - Independence - Medley Smiles

Oral Health for Women

In recent years, the physical, social, and health issues that women face in their daily lives have been making headlines. Campaigns like “Real Beauty” and “Go Red for Women” have made Dove a household name and have been extremely successful at spreading awareness. However, the impact oral health has on women’s overall health and self-esteem has gone largely unrecognized. Maintaining …

Dentistry and Your Diet - Independence - Medley Smiles

Dentistry and Your Diet

The food you eat definitely impacts your overall health, but did you know it can also impact the health of your teeth? Your Independence dental team is here to share the foods that could help you ace your next dental check-up! The Best Foods For Your Teeth Spinach and Leafy Greens It’s probably not a surprise that leafy green veggies …

What to do Witha Chipped Tooth - Independence - Medley Smiles

What to do With a Chipped Tooth

A chipped tooth can feel like “No Man’s Land.” It’s not fully broken and that can mean an extraction would be unnecessary. If multiple front teeth are chipped, a great solution is porcelain veneers. These days we normally associate porcelain veneers with elective cosmetic dentistry. In this case, there are a lot of practical reasons for the veneers as well …