Have you ever wanted the chance to rewrite a part of your story? Has there always been that one thing that’s just out of reach, or that one piece of the puzzle that always turns up missing? You know if you could just make that leap, everything would start to look a little different. Eventually, we learn that taking the leap is worth it!
This was the case with our patient, Curtis. He was born with hypodontia of his two Upper Lateral Incisors. What that means is that two of his front teeth never came in. A common cosmetic treatment for this problem was to create a false tooth with wings on each side, also known as a Maryland bonded bridge, and attach it to the bridge’s two neighboring teeth. For it’s time, this treatment was sufficient as a temporary fix to the problem. But unfortunately, these bridges were not meant to withstand all of the speaking, laughing, smiling, or tasting that happens in a lifetime. Bridges can become easily detached and are subject to discoloration over time. This treatment is far from perfect, but for a long time, Curtis was left with little options to choose from. But now, after spending nearly half his life dealing with the nuisance of bridges and teeth that hadn’t quite reached their potential, Curtis is finally getting the chance to take back his smile.
With the help of Dr. Nikki Christian, DDS, Curtis was able to receive a restorative dental treatment that finally got him away from the bridges and left him with a permanent, glowing smile. Watch the story unfold and see his brand new smile here!
You’ve heard Curtis’ story. Now it’s time to tell yours. Everyday, our patients are experiencing these kinds of life-changing transformations. What are you waiting for? Contact us right now and rediscover your reason to smile!
Dr. Nikki Christian
3820 S. Whitney Ave.
Independence, MO 64055
Dr. Wesley Christian
1400 NW S Outer Rd
Blue Springs, MO 64015
Dr. Nikki Christian and Dr. Wesley Christian are a husband and wife dentistry team who are committed to bringing gentle, patient focused, top of the line care to Kansas City. Both practicing dentists, Nikki and Wesley operate each with their own office and staff, allowing them to service a wider population of Kansas City’s families and their dental needs.