JULY 11TH, 2024 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Is It Possible To Get New Teeth In A Day With Full-Mouth Dental Implants In Leawood, KS

Full mouth dental implants in Leawood, KS, offer a highly beneficial solution for those missing teeth in one or both arches.

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JUNE 10TH, 2024 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Can I Get Customized Dental Implant Treatments?

When dealing with damaged, misshapen, or missing teeth, dental implants can be a fantastic solution to restore both the appearance and functionality of your smile, enhancing your quality of life…

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MAY 7TH, 2024 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Is It Advisable to Pursue Dental Implants Following a Bone Grafting Procedure?

Dental implants are a premier solution for those grappling with missing or damaged teeth, particularly in Leawood, KS.

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APRIL 8TH, 2024 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Determining Eligibility for Dental Implants

Dealing with missing or damaged teeth can be a distressing ordeal, affecting both appearance and oral function.

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MARCH 11TH, 2024 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Probiotics Are Recommended When Taking An Antibiotic

Probiotics are recommended when taking an antibiotic. Continue using probiotic foods/drinks/supplements for 30 days after the antibiotic.

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February 6TH, 2024 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Securing Funds for Dental Implants: A Guide to Financing Your Smile Makeover

Dental implants have become a popular solution for tooth loss due to decay, fractures, or other dental issues.

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January 9TH, 2024 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

The Various Categories of Dental Implant Restorations

Dental implant restorations have revolutionized the field of dentistry, offering patients a permanent solution to missing teeth and restoring both function and aesthetics.

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DECEMBER 12TH, 2023 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Is there likely to be discomfort following the placement of a dental implant?

Dental implants in Leawood, KS, offer numerous advantages over traditional dentures, providing a more permanent solution and a natural-looking smile. Unlike conventional dentures, dental implants require minimal special maintenance and can be cleaned like natural teeth.

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NOVEMBER 16TH, 2023 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Is Sedation Dentistry Required for Dental Implants?

Many individuals requiring dental implants often harbor concerns about the potential pain associated with the procedure. In Leawood, KS, a reputable doctor might suggest using sedation dentistry to ease patients' apprehensions when undergoing dental implant procedures.

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JUNE 15, 2023 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

TThe Evolution of Denture Dentistry

Denture dentistry has come a long way over the years, thanks to advancements in technology and the dedication of skilled professionals. Among those leading the charge is Dr. Christopher C. Rooney, an esteemed dentist based in Leawood, KS, who has been instrumental in pioneering the concept of Convergent Dentistry.

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MAY 15, 2023 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Troubles Caused by Missing Teeth and What You Can Do to Remedy the Issue

Missing teeth in Leawood, KS can lead to an array of problems. Not only can this dental issue make it difficult to enjoy your favorite foods, but having missing teeth can seriously hinder your confidence, smile, and day-to-day life.

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APRIL 15, 2023 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

10 Benefits of Leawood Dental Implants

Dental implants offer the best return on investment when it comes to replacing your missing teeth. If you're considering dental implants in Leawood, KS, here are some of the benefits you'll get to enjoy.

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MARCH 21, 2023 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Advantages of Minimally Invasive Dentistry

As dental technology continues to advance, so does the approach to treatment. Minimally invasive dentistry focuses on preserving as much natural tooth structure as possible while still providing effective dental treatment. As a dentist, Dr. Christopher Rooney in Leawood, KS, incorporates minimally invasive techniques into the services we provide for our patients.

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FEBRUARY 15, 2023 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Benefits of Combining Dentures with Dental Implants

More than 25% of adults over 74 have no teeth left, and between the ages of 35 and 44, nearly 70% of adults will lose at least one permanent tooth. Fortunately, a combination of dental implants and dentures can effectively close up embarrassing gaps in your smile, add bite stability, and prevent numerous dental problems from developing later.

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OCTOBER 15, 2022 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Convergent Dentistry In Leawood, KS: Restoring Beauty And Function

What do you do when there aren't enough teeth, there isn't enough bone? I have to take my skills to the next level; sometimes I work with old parts (original teeth) and add new parts (new teeth) but I want to keep the final result as original as possible.

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OCTOBER 1, 2022 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Frequently Asked Questions About Advanced Sedation Dentistry

Everyone needs to go to the dentist. However, there are a few reasons that prevent individuals from getting the care they need. Anxiety and apprehension of undergoing dental procedures can hinder individuals from receiving adequate dental care. Some people avoid the dentist due to medical conditions, such as sensitive nerves, which can cause severe discomfort.

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SEPTEMBER 15, 2022 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Convergent Dentistry Is A Single Resource Where Patients Can Maximize Oral Health And Minimize Risk

Right now, there is a lot of hesitation when it comes to seeking proper health care. Right now, there is a lot of hesitation when it comes to seeking proper health care. Waiting until oral health becomes a critical emergency will likely put patients between a rock and a hard place. Consult your dentist!

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SEPTEMBER 1, 2022 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Don't Let Dental Anxiety Prevent You From Improving Your Smile

Patients are often anxious about the process of getting dental implants. It's a significant oral surgery, but can have many long-term positive effects on your appearance, smile and dental health.

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AUGUST 15, 2022 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

The Space Between

People that frequently find food stuck between their teeth may have a partial or full diastema. Simply put, diastemas are gaps or spaces between two teeth. Diastemas do not have to be complete: sometimes two teeth ‘tip’ toward or away from each other. Frequently, they occur between the two upper front teeth; however, diastemas can happen anywhere.

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AUGUST 1, 2022 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Are You On Acid?

Alright, we caught your attention, but we aren’t talking about Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD). We are talking about protecting your teeth of erosion from acidic food, drink and stomach acid. We have seen a number of patients at Convergent Dentistry that likely didn’t realize the effects of what were thought to be healthy behaviors like vitamin supplementation or pro-biotic drinks.

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JULY 15, 2022 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Is Teeth In A Day A Reality Or Myth? The Dental Implant Process

You might've heard or seen some TV commercials promising viewers new teeth in one day. Is it too good to be true? The good news is that it's not a myth. But the reality is that the dental implant process includes a lot of planning, as well as several visits, that go into preparing for that special day.

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JULY 1, 2022 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Considering Dental Implants? Here Are 5 Things You Should Know

Known as the new standard for tooth replacement, dental implants fit and feel like natural teeth. A dental implant is an artificial tooth "root" surgically placed in your mouth to support a crown, denture, or bridge. Made from titanium metal, it fuses around the jawbone, serving as a root for the missing tooth.

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JUNE 15, 2022 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Stop Hiding: Dr. Rooney Can Restore Your Smile With Dental Implants

Whenever you have missing teeth, you are missing out on a healthy mouth and a great smile that you’d love to show off now and then. If this is the case for you, don’t continue to hide your smile or hide from your dentist because they can correct the problem with relative ease.

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JUNE 1, 2022 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

10 Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Implants

Dental implants are the most natural looking and natural feeling replacement for missing teeth. Unlike other tooth replacement options, dental implants don't slip or click when you talk, laugh or eat. And they help keep your jawbone healthy, so that your facial structure stays intact.

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MAY 11, 2022 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Questions To Ask Before Choosing An Implant Dentist

A dental implant is a synthetic tooth root, embedded in bone below the gum line. An abutment connects to an implant, which is in bone, passing through the gum and onto which a dentist attaches either a single crown or another restoration.

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APRIL 15, 2022 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Dental Implants Are The Preferred Option To Replace Aging Dental Bridges

Aging dental bridges are a maintenance headache and a recipe for oral-health disaster. They are difficult to floss, often decay, and require replacement with longer bridges. According to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID), these bridges to nowhere should be replaced with permanent dental implants.

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MARCH 16, 2022 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Snap-in Dentures: Everything You Need to Know

Are you missing all of your teeth? Do you already wear dentures? If so, you know how bothersome it can be to try to keep them in place all day long. Especially if you can’t create a comfortable suction between your “plate” and the roof of your mouth.

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AUGUST 12, 2021 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

2021 Dental Implant Dentures CONSUMER GUIDE

Why dentures or implants? A removable denture can replace loose, broken, decayed, periodontal/advanced gum diseased dentition/teeth. If some teeth are still present, the removable teeth are called a partial. Reduced dental treatment, frustration, pain, and embarrassment are some benefits of denture treatment.

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AUGUST 12, 2021 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Why Implant Treatment Should Be A Single Practitioner Credentialed Dentist

I was asked by one of our patients considering dental implants- “what is your failure rate on them?” While I can quote a number, the real question is to each practitioner and how they practice. Some may have higher implant problems but try to offer a quicker or less costly options to patients.

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January 22, 2020 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

We Want To Know: What Are Your Reasons To Smile?

Join us and our patients as we celebrate the New Year. Our theme for 2020 is “What are your reasons to smile?”. We empower individuals considering dental implants with education and celebrate those living a life full of smiles with their dental implants.

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MARCH 10, 2020 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

What Should You Expect After Dental Implants?

Getting dental implants to replace missing or damaged teeth can be a long process from start to finish. Patients who may benefit from the procedure will often ask common questions such as what to expect after getting dental implants and what the recovery time and post-operative care will be like.

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FEBRUARY 11, 2020 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Dental Implants As Tooth Replacement Can Change Your Life

Plenty of things can change your life. Winning the lottery, for one. But when it comes to living your life to the fullest, there’s nothing like a great-looking smile to build confidence and make you feel like you’re putting your best foot forward. If you’re missing teeth, smiling can often be a struggle.

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August 20, 2019 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

The 4 Characteristics of a Candidate for Dental Implants

Even if you’ve done your research on dental implants, you may be wondering if you are qualified to get them. There’s no one-size-fits-all solution, but chances are you will fit the bill.

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September 24, 2019 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

3 Reasons to Choose an AAID-credentialed Dental Implant Dentist

If you’re considering dental implants, it’s important to choose a dentist with experience and knowledge you can trust. Here are three reasons why it’s a smart move to select a dental implant dentist credentialed by the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID).

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October 15, 2019 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

How To Find An Implant Dentist You Trust

Word has it you’re looking to get dental implants. A quick Google search will yield hundreds of results—but where on Earth can you find an implant dentist that you trust?

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