• What is biofilm?
    Biofilm, the protective housing for bacteria, is a hot topic in the medical and dental fields. Routinely taking an antibiotic for a bacterial infection has become more complicated because of Read more
  • Summer is Almost Here: Tips for a bright, white smile!
    Summer is almost here, which means a season full of vacations, adventures and great memories is just around the corner for our patients at Steven D. Dunning, DDS. Everyone wants Read more
  • When do children usually lose their baby teeth?
    Many parents worry that their children’s teeth are not falling out on time. A lot of concerned parents want to know: When will my child lose his or her first Read more
  • Gum Disease Prevention
    What to do to prevent gum disease? If left untreated, gum disease can lead to discomfort, infection, and even tooth loss. Bacteria in our mouths form a film called plaque. Read more
  • Every Day is Earth Day
    During the early days of the environmental awareness movement, those who demonstrated against pollution, toxic chemicals, and the general public health were known as hippies. The early 1970s were a Read more
  • Xerostomia: Big Word, Common Problem
    Xerostomia might sound like a serious and rare condition, but it’s more common than you think. If you’ve been feeling like your mouth is constantly dry, you may already be Read more
  • April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month
    What is oral cancer? April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. If you have been putting off a visit to our Belton, Missouri office, now is an excellent time to schedule Read more
  • How do I make my child’s diet safe for his or her teeth?
    The food you feed your child can have a lasting effect on his or her oral health. In fact, diet plays a major role in whether a child develops cavities Read more
  • St. Patrick's Day
    On March 17, everyone has a little Irish in them. St. Patrick’s Day is a joyous celebration of Irish heritage. The holiday originated as a commemoration of Saint Patrick, who Read more
  • March is National Nutrition Month!
    While you don’t have to wait to start eating right, March is the month the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics asks everyone to pay special attention to what goes into Read more
  • When should I floss during the day?
    A vital step in your oral health routine is flossing. We hope our patients at Steven D. Dunning, DDS maintain good oral hygiene, including daily flossing between each visit to Read more
  • Tips for a Whiter Smile
    Everyday life can take a toll on the whiteness of our teeth: Foods we love as well as soft drinks and coffee can stain them over time. Poor brushing and Read more
  • Choose Chocolate on Valentine's Day
    From a student handing out sweets for her classmates to an older married couple exchanging boxes of candy, Valentine’s Day is the time of year when people like to show Read more
  • Preventing Periodontal Disease
    Periodontal disease is one of the most prevalent health issues in America, with the Centers for Disease Control reporting it affects approximately 65 million people, or roughly 47 percent of Read more
  • The Benefits of a Bright Smile
    Having a nice, bright smile can affect the way you look, and in turn, improve how you feel about yourself. With the help of the doctor to provide you with Read more
  • I chipped a tooth. What can I do?
    You just crunched down on a piece of hard food when you suddenly realize there is something hard still in your mouth. Your nightmare is confirmed when you retrieve a Read more

Belton Office

561 North Scott Ave
Belton, MO 64012

(816) 331-4333

Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 7:00am - 12:00pm (Every other friday)

Adrian Office

20 E. Main St.
Adrian, MO 64720

(816) 331-4333

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm or
10:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: Closed
Friday: Closed