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Dr. Bill Busch

Dr. Tucker VanYperen

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The Social Science Behind Cosmetic Dentistry

Surprising Research Results:

North Kansas City Dental Cosmetic Dentistry Patient MikeWhen participants in a 2008 independent survey had been questioned, “Precisely what would you most want to improve about your own smile?” The most typical answer was: “Brighter & Whiter Teeth”.

When questioned, “What sorts of things do you think make a smile unattractive?” The most typical responses were:

  • Discolored, Yellow, or Stained Teeth
  • Missing Teeth
  • Teeth That are Not Straight
  • Rotting Teeth & Cavities
  • Gaps & Spaces in Teeth
  • Unbrushed Teeth

Practically all Americans (98.7%) think a smile is a vital social asset.

97% of adults think an attractive smile really makes a person more appealing to those of the opposite sex.

Three-quarters (76%) of adults truly feel an unappealing smile can easily damage a person’s odds for job success.

For better or worse, appearances are critical these days.

According to further studies by poll takers in and around North Kansas City, many people take around three seconds evaluating your appearance before they start to create a list of perceptions about your:

  • academic level
  • job competence
  • success
  • personality
  • society standing
  • dependability
  • personal mores

As expected, your smile is likely your most powerful attribute.

North Kansas City Dental Cosmetic Dentistry Patient Marie We can make your dreams come true with a smile makeover! We offer a wide choice of cosmetic and restorative dentistry procedures to change your smile, including porcelain crowns, porcelain veneers, bridges and onlays, implant-supported dentures and/or partials, natural-colored fillings using bonded composite, gum sculpturing, and smile bleaching.

How would you like your smile to change?

Enhancing your smile can enhance your entire life. That’s why it’s so important that you are an equal partner in all of the decisions to make sure that we understand your expectations and that you are comfortable with your choices before we begin any cosmetic dental work. Dr. Busch and Dr. VanYperen takes a comprehensive game plan and commit to establishing treatment options into a plan.


We are able to:

  • Make you look ten years younger
  • Remove gaps and spaces between teeth
  • Repair decayed, chipped, broken or cracked teeth
  • Adjust the shape of your teeth so they’re no longer crowded or crooked
  • Re-contour gums to eliminate a “gummy” smile
  • Bring mismatched teeth into harmony
  • Replace missing teeth
  • Replace old metal fillings, crowns and bridges
  • Change how teeth come together to address malocclusion
  • Prepare take-home smile whitening kits to brighten stained teeth

Call for a smile consultation at (816) 471-2911 or request an appointment.

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