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Michelle L Petersen DDS
8010 State Line Road, Suite 210, Leawood, KS 66208 
47.25 miles near Rushville
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(913) 341-2200

Damian H.

They have the best dentist here. They’re always kind, professional, and gentle. Dr. Petersen really knows her stuff. I hate going anywhere, I’ve had too many bad experiences with other dentists in Leawood, KS. She is truly the best. The only thing I would recommend is a hot tub. How cool would it be to get in a hot tub after a procedure? Oh well, guess you can’t have everything.

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Doctors Network
Nov 7, 2023
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As kids, we lose our deciduous teeth as our smile develops. However, in adulthood, losing teeth is caused by oral health issues. The advanced stage of gum disease could be responsible as well. Since missing teeth at this age isn’t natural, this means problems. You could have problems consuming solid foods. Problems articulating are a common consequence. Finally, you could risk negative changes to your smile alignment, or even your facial structure. You need an experienced private dentist in Rushville, MO who can correct your tooth loss. Fortunately, Doctors Network can help locate one.


First, we will connect you to a skilled dentist in your area. Once we do, your new dentist can inspect your smile to understand the factors behind your tooth loss. For less severe cases, a dental bridge could be the best option, addressing one to three lost teeth in a row. For several gaps, partials could offer a solution and rebuild your smile. Finally, a complete denture or CD could be crafted and secured. While most complete dentures and partials are removable, they could be supported with long-lasting dental implants. Dental implants act as natural teeth, and preserve bone density in your maxilla and mandible and facial structure following missing a tooth.


If you live in the Rushville area and have lost your natural teeth, let us know. We can get you started on receiving a dental prosthetic. The smile of your dreams is possible, even if you’ve suffered edentulism, and even if many years have gone by since that happened!


P. S. Please congratulate our dental professionals in Nashville, TN with us this week.

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Doctors Network
Oct 19, 2023
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When you experience chronic snoring, you may not think a dentist could help. In fact, dentists can provide a comfortable and noninvasive option to help you breathe without interruption. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a condition in which as you sleep, the soft tissues in the throat and the back of your mouth collapse and interrupt your sleep cycle. People actually stop breathing briefly until the brain alerts the body to resume breathing. Even if you assume you slept well, you could feel tired! But when is it necessary to contact Doctors Network and find Rushville, MO dentists who could offer treatment with oral appliance therapy?


Sings of OSA include loud and frequent snoring. Daytime headaches, drowsiness, and even irritability could be factors too. Without treatment, the condition could affect your immune system and heart health. When you experience similar symptoms, consider finding out your treatment options. Often, oral appliance therapy can be used to keep air passages clear while you sleep, so you can finally sleep comfortably.


This week we are honoring our dental practices in New York, NY.

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Doctors Network
Sep 28, 2023
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If you have a broken tooth or one that is yellow stained, then you need dental treatment. With contouring and dental bonding in Rushville, MO, these cosmetic imperfections can be treated in one visit. At Doctors Network, we aim to help connect you with a adult dentist in Rushville, MO who takes new patients and can tackle your oral health concerns. You may be surprised to discover just how much bonding and contouring can correct in a single sitting.


Composite restoration repairs esthetic concerns using a metal-free material. The material, a mix of glass-like and acrylic particles, is shaded and placed onto the prepared area. Rushville general dentists also use the same material to fill tooth cavities. During tooth contouring, the dentist actually buffs and sands the outer tooth enamel or restoration to correct the appearances of cosmetic concerns.


Today we are celebrating our Brooklyn general dentists. Between these two dental services, these dentists can reshape malformed teeth, fixed broken or fractured teeth, mask teeth stains, and even close embarrassing spaces between the teeth.

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Doctors Network
Aug 28, 2023

Periodontal disease impacts millions of adults. In fact, studies from the Centers for Disease Control reveal about 50% of adults over 30 suffer from the disease. Without treatment, gum disease could reach an advanced stage. Known as periodontal disease, this is actually the most common cause of missing teeth. All that to say, when you develop changes in your gums, you need to see a professional right away. Sore, red gums that bleed easily, along with receding tissues, are common indicators that you need to see a Rushville reconstructive dentist.


Doctors Network can help connect you with walk in dentists in Rushville MO that accept new patients and can offer a route to a healthier smile after examining your smile. If there is a presence of periodontal concerns, then a treatment plan can be created. For milder cases, a scaling and root planing followed by traditional cleanings every three or four months could prevent symptoms. For the more advanced stage, there are options like pocket reduction surgery, laser dentistry, and more to restore your smile!

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Doctors Network
Jul 26, 2023

When we are kids, many of us develop teeth grinding for short periods of time. The issue tends to last only a few months. But for some, bruxism could mean chronic teeth grinding into and throughout adolescence, and the pressure from grinding and clenching your teeth could damage your smile. Cracks, chips, and worn-down structures could leave your smile vulnerable. You are also more likely to develop tooth decay or even dental infection, which is why if you notice changes to your teeth, you should consider using Doctors Network’s search tool to book an appointment with a dentist in Rushville.


Your significant other may let you know you grind your teeth in your sleep. Otherwise, symptoms could include toothaches and tooth sensitivity. Treatment options vary. Some dentists bring relief by addressing the oral health issues behind your bruxism. They could correct misalignment with orthodontics, or even replace missing teeth with dental implants. Many offer treatment with custom and comfortable oral splints. So don’t ignore the indicators of bruxism, talk to us about finding the right dentist in your area who accepts private patients.


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Doctors Network
Jun 8, 2023

There is no substitute for an attractive smile, but as we age, many of us struggle with the loss of natural teeth. Missing teeth could lead to difficulty with eating and speaking, and can even lead to an older appearance. To treat missing teeth, people often turn to implant-supported prosthetics. Unlike traditional options, such as dentures or bridges, these are connected to posts placed into your jaw. Crowns or even prosthetics like full and partial dentures are locked into these implant posts. These then act as new roots, so your new teeth can last not ten years, but several decades with proper care and attention.


Are you ready to tackle your tooth loss with dental implants? If you want to know how much a dental implant costs in Rushville, you are not alone, but firstly, you need to find a Rushville dentist who can offer implant dentistry. Doctors Network’s search tool can help you with this, connecting you to a dentist who not only can address your tooth loss, but also works with walk-in patients. You can even register for a Doctors Network dental plan to decrease the cost of your treatment.


The dentist will take a close look at your smile. Underlying issues such as periodontitis may need to be considered before moving forward. But once completed, your dental implants will offer new teeth that look and function like natural teeth!

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Doctors Network
Feb 2, 2022
Missouri is the birthplace of America’s 33rd president, Harry Truman, and home to the nation’s largest beer brewery, Anheuser-Busch. Yet, it is perhaps more well-known for the St. Louis World’s Fair of 1904, which reportedly introduced most of the American foods we know and love today, including hot dogs, ice cream cones, Dr. Pepper, and much more. Today, the Show Me State is home to nearly 6.1 million residents, all of whom deserve to enjoy the benefits of exceptional dental care without having to pay exorbitant out-of-pocket costs. To help them all receive that care, Doctors Network has partnered with dentists across the state to offer patients direct dental plans directly through their dentists’ offices.
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Doctors Network
Feb 2, 2022
Missouri is one of the nation’s friendliest places to raise a family, and boasts a relatively low cost of living coupled with a strong economy. However, dental health care costs can be a burden to families of all backgrounds and demographics, even when they have dental insurance coverage. The goal of Doctors Network is to help dentists across Missouri offer high-quality care directly to their patients, without the exorbitant extra costs that third-party insurance companies often tack on to their plans. With a direct dental plan, you only pay a small monthly fee, which your dentist will determine, to gain access to substantial savings on your dental health care. For instance, checkup and cleaning appointments only cost $25 per visit under the plan, and treatments such as teeth-whitening, dental fillings, crowns, Invisalign®, dental implants, and more will be significantly discounted—often by up to 90%!
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Doctors Network
Feb 2, 2022
The best thing about a direct dental plan is that it is not insurance. Therefore, signing up will not interfere with any existing insurance coverage that you may already have. If you don’t have insurance, then Doctors Network can make managing your family’s dental health care needs more affordable than ever before. To learn more, or to sign up, speak with your dentist about joining Doctors Network the next time you visit. Or, you can browse the Doctors Network website at https://www.doctorsnetwork.com/ to find a Missouri dentist near you who already offers the direct dental plan.
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You can use Doctors Network's search tool to find a list of Rushville dentists with great reviews near you who are in-network with Aetna insurance.

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It is very possible. The good news is, you can utilize our search page to book appointments with dentists in the Rushville area who offer same-day appointments. An appointmnet within 24-hours is usually available

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