Meet the Staff

Meet Kristin

Meet Kristin – Office Manager What made you decide to become a dentist/assistant/or work for Dr Irwin? Love the people, we are a great team! Where can we find you when you’re not working? What’s your favorite way to spend a weekend or a Sunday afternoon? Spending time with friends and family outside if it’s nice outside, […]

Cosmetic, Fix Smile, Smile, Veneers

All About Veneers

Lees Summit Cosmetic Dentist If you feel self-conscious about a chipped or stained tooth, there’s a simple solution out there for you — veneers. What are veneers? Veneers are thin, tooth-colored shells that cover the fronts of your teeth.  They are custom designed to fit the tooth it’s covering for a natural, beautiful look. Are […]

Dental Hygiene, Teeth Cleaning

Dental Hygiene

Regular maintenance on your mind, body, and valuable items is an important part of keeping healthy and clean. Maintenance performed on your teeth is no exception; in fact it may prove to be one of the most important areas of continued attention. Your teeth are obviously important for chewing food and presenting yourself with a […]

Extractions, Wisdom Teeth

The Wisdom of Extraction

There’s an old expression that describes something difficult, painful and not very fun. You guessed it: “It was like pulling teeth!” Well, somebody coined that phrase  back in the days before modern technology made the process a whole lot easier. While it’s still not technically fun to have a tooth pulled, it’s not such a […]

Dental Hygiene, Dentist, Smile, Teeth Cleaning

Why You Should Definitely Make a Six-Month Appointment

Maybe you grew up visiting the dentist every six months, like clockwork. Maybe you didn’t, and as an adult, the months roll by silently until you realize a year—or even two!—has slipped by without a dental checkup and cleaning. If you’re in this camp, we won’t judge you. But we will tell you why it’s important enough to remember. […]