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Wichita Family Dental
9339 E. 21st St. N., Wichita, KS 67206
1445 N. Ridge Road, Wichita, KS 67212
Monday- Thursday: 7:00am to 6:00pm Friday: 7:00am to 5:00pm Saturday: 8:00am to 3:00pm

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Wichita Dentist - August Referral Contest

August 1st, 2018

We want to thank you for your trust! Refer friends and family during the month of August for your chance to win a remote-controlled cooler that plays music via Bluetooth and keeps contents cold for up to three days. Remember you can refer people to BOTH the east and west Wichita offices!

Wichita Dentist - Brushing Basics

July 27th, 2018

Wichita Dentist - July Referral Contest

July 10th, 2018

We want to thank you for your trust! Refer friends and family during the month of July for your chance to win two Pathfinder Inflatable Paddle Boards. Remember you can refer people to BOTH the east and west Wichita offices!

Wichita Dentist - 5 Unusual Signs That You Should See Your Dentist

June 29th, 2018

1. Bad Breath

If you think you have bad breath even after brushing regularly, it may be a sign of gingivitis. Untreated gingivitis can lead to periodontitis and eventually tooth loss or other serious oral health conditions. See your dentist to rule out gingivitis if you experience chronic bad breath.

2. Dry Mouth

While dry mouth may be caused by many prescription drugs or even aging, sudden onset dry mouth with no discernible explanation may be a sign of bacteria or disease in the mouth. You should see your dentist as soon as possible to determine the cause and treatment of chronic dry mouth.

3. Headaches

Frequent headaches, especially those that occur in the morning, may be a sign of grinding your teeth at night. These chronic headaches can be relieved by getting a custom mouthguard to wear while you sleep, called a nightguard, from your Wichita Family Dental doctor.

4. Metallic Taste in Mouth

A metallic taste in the mouth that is similar to chewing on coins can be a sign of gingivitis and/or periodontitis. It may also be associated with bad breath. If you experience this distinct taste, see your Wichita Family Dental doctor as soon as you can to rule out oral health conditions.

5. Changes of Color in the Mouth

Before you brush your teeth each day, make sure you note the colors in your mouth. Check your cheeks, your tongue, and the area underneath your tongue for any discoloration. There should be no lumps or significant differences. If you do notice a difference, schedule an appointment with your Wichita Family Dental doctor as soon as possible.