General Dentistry

The Importance Of General Dentistry

The first line of defense against oral health problems

If you think about all your general dentist does for you and your family it isn’t hard to figure out the importance of coming into Summit Lakes Dental Care for general dentist routine care. In fact, general dentistry is the first line of defense against common dental issues like decay and gum disease. By coming in to see us in our Lee's Summit dental office every six months for exams and cleanings we are able to detecting problems during their earliest stages when it’s easier to treat.

These routine oral exams may not seem very important. In fact, if you aren’t experiencing any dental issues or symptoms then everything must be fine, right? Well actually, many times people with dental problems don’t often experience any symptoms, so the only way we actually know there is an issue is with these preventive cleanings and checkups.

A general dentist also gets to know the growing needs of every member of your family. We check off important dental milestones for your children, provide orthodontic treatments that cater to any member of the family, remove plaque and tartar buildup to prevent cavities and gum disease and also educate our patients on the importance of at-home oral care.

As if this wasn’t enough, we also offer a full list of dental services for patients who are having issues with their smile. Some of these offerings include:

  • Root canals
  • Dental fillings
  • Whitening
  • Crowns and Bridges
  • Dental Implants
  • Family Dentistry
  • Bonding
  • Veneers
  • Dental Bonding

While the goal behind general dentistry is to prevent issues from happening to your smile, we also know that this isn’t always avoidable. That’s why we also offer the best in cosmetic and restorative dentistry. After all, we want you to have a one-stop dental shop that you and your family can always turn when you need it the most.

Neglecting your oral health can lead to many other dental issues. Call Dr. Beck of Summit Lakes Dental Care in Lee's Summit, MO for an appointment. 

Related Articles

Tooth Decay - Dear Doctor Magazine

Tooth Decay — A Preventable Disease Tooth decay is the number one reason children and adults lose teeth during their lifetime. Yet many people don't realize that it is a preventable infection. This article explores the causes of tooth decay, its prevention, and the relationship to bacteria, sugars, and acids... Read Article

Cosmetic Dentistry - Dear Doctor Magazine

Cosmetic Dentistry — A Time For Change We are living in an exciting era in dentistry. Today more than ever before, the healing arts are able to provide cosmetic change to meet the public's ever-increasing expectations. Join Dear Doctor magazine as we review the myriad of possibilities available to you for cosmetic dental change... Read Article

Dentistry and Oral Health for Children - Dear Doctor Magazine

Dentistry and Oral Health for Children Dear Doctor magazine brings you this wide-ranging overview of milestones and transitions in your child's dental development. Learn how to protect your children from tooth decay, dental injuries, and unhealthy habits while getting them started on the road to a lifetime of oral health and general well-being... Read Article

Contact Us

Summit Lakes Dental Care

Office Hours
Monday:8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Tuesday:8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday:8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed
Sunday:Closed