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19401 E US Highway 40 Ste 180
Independence, Missouri 64055
(816) 795-7007

Your Friendly & Compassionate Independence Dentist

Your smile requires skilled dental care so that that every aspect, from your teeth to your gums, is healthy. At Eastland Family Dental, we're proud to provide extensive preventive, restorative, and cosmetic services to improve and protect your oral health. Our team is excited to meet you and show you the difference our offerings can make in your life.

Since 2010, we've been a dependable dentist to Independence and its surrounding communities. We strive to create a welcoming and relaxing atmosphere for children, teens, adults, and seniors. Whether you need simple teeth cleaning or a complex procedure like dental implant placement, our practice is here for you.

You can find our office between Fairview Rd. and E. US Highway 40. Some locations near our office include The Arc of the Ozarks and Greater KC Public Safety Credit Union. Call us or visit us in person to schedule your next appointment!


Our Comprehensive Dental Services

When you step through our doors for the first time, we'll begin by conducting a thorough oral exam. Our Independence dentist will leverage various technologies like x-rays to determine the health of your teeth, gums, and jawbones. From there, we'll sit down with you and create a personalized treatment plan that not only cares for your smile but satisfies your needs. We encourage you to ask questions about any of our procedures and treatments so that you understand what they entail and how they can benefit your oral health.

Some of the dental services we offer include, but are not limited to:

Committed to Creating Long-Lasting Relationships

At Eastland Family Dental, we're passionate about creating genuine relationships with our patients. Not only do we strive to exceed your expectations with our treatments and we listen to your needs and address them satisfactorily. From quickly answering your phone calls to working around your busy schedule to book an appointment, you can trust our Independence dental office.

Welcoming New Patients

We understand how challenging it can be to find a new dentist that can properly and dependably care for your smile. That's why our practice is happy to accept new patients. If you're looking for a dentist that you can rely on for years to come, give us a call.

An Independence Dental Office to Make You Smile

Our Independence dental office is proud to provide extensive dental services to meet your unique needs. The staff at Eastland Family Dental works hard to offer everything from high-quality veneers to wisdom teeth extractions. In addition, our team is happy to accommodate any request you may have.

Our office features plentiful parking spaces to make it easy to visit us any time of the day. Contact us today to schedule your next appointment and gain a trusted dental partner for your oral health requirements!



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Endodontics is a specialized branch of dentistry that deals with the complex structures found inside the teeth. The Greek word “Endodontics” literally means “inside the tooth” and relates to the tooth pulp, tissues, nerves, and arterioles.  Endodontists receive additional dental training after completing dental school to enable them to perform both complex and simple procedures, including root canal therapy. Historically, a tooth with a diseased nerve would be removed immediately, but endodontists are now able to save the natural tooth in most...

In the past decade there has been a dramatic interest in cosmetic dentistry.  We all realize that having a healthy, bright, beautiful smile enhances our appearance and allows us to smile with confidence.  Thanks to the advances in modern cosmetic dentistry, we are able to improve our teeth and smiles with quick, painless and surprisingly affordable treatments. Cosmetic dental treatments can: Change the size, shape, and alignment of certain teeth. Fill in unattractive spaces between teeth. Improve or correct bites. Lighten or brighten the...

It’s great news that the incidence of tooth decay has significantly diminished over the years due to the use of fluorides and an increase in patient awareness.  However, teeth are still susceptible to decay, infection, and breakage and sometimes need to be restored back to health.  Through improved techniques and modern technology, we are now able to offer more options for restoring a tooth back to its normal shape, appearance and function. Should your teeth ever require a restorative treatment, you can rest assured knowing we will always...

A preventive program is a cooperative effort by the patient, dentist, and dental staff to preserve the natural dentition and supporting structures by preventing the onset, progress, and recurrence of dental diseases and conditions.Preventing dental disease starts at home with good oral hygiene and a balanced diet.  It is continued in the dental office by the efforts of your dentist and dental hygienist to promote, restore, and maintain your oral health.Prevention also includes regular dental exams, cleanings, and x-rays. Sealants and fluoride...

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are specialists with advanced training and expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of various head and neck conditions and injuries.  After four years of dental school, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon completes four to six years of additional formal training in treating the craniomaxillofacial complex.  This specialty is one of 9 dental specialties recognized internationally and by the American Dental Association (ADA). An oral and maxillofacial surgeon can diagnose and treat a wide variety conditions. ...

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What should I do if I have bad breath?

Bad breath (halitosis) can be an unpleasant and embarrassing condition.  Many of us may not realize that we have bad breath, but everyone has it from time to time, especially in the morning. There are various causes that attribute to bad breath, but in healthy people, the major source is... ...Read More

Brushing and flossing help control the plaque and bacteria that cause dental disease. Plaque is a film of food debris, bacteria, and saliva that sticks to the teeth and gums.  The bacteria in plaque convert certain food particles into acids that cause tooth decay.  Also, if plaque is not removed,... ...Read More

Over the years, there has been some concern about the safety of amalgam (silver) fillings. An amalgam is a blend of copper, silver, tin, and zinc, bound by elemental mercury.  Dentists have used this blended metal to fill teeth for more than 100 years.  The controversy is due to claims that the... ...Read More

You should have your teeth checked and cleaned at least twice a year, though your dentist or dental hygienist may recommend more frequent visits. Regular dental exams and cleaning visits are essential in preventing dental problems and maintaining the health of your teeth and gums.  At these... ...Read More

Four out of five people have periodontal disease and don’t know it!  Most people are not aware of it because the disease is usually painless in the early stages.  Unlike tooth decay, which often causes discomfort, it is possible to have periodontal disease without noticeable symptoms.  Having... ...Read More

Brushing our teeth removes food particles, plaque, and bacteria from all tooth surfaces, except in between the teeth.  Unfortunately, our toothbrush can’t reach these areas that are highly susceptible to decay and periodontal (gum) disease. Daily flossing is the best way to clean between the... ...Read More

If you’re feeling somewhat self-conscious about your teeth or simply want to improve your smile, cosmetic dental treatments may be the answer to a more beautiful, confident smile. Cosmetic dentistry has become very popular in the last several years, not only due to advances in cosmetic dental... ...Read More

Porcelain veneers are very thin shells of tooth-shaped porcelain that are individually crafted to cover the fronts of teeth.  They are very durable and will not stain, making them a very popular solution for those seeking to restore or enhance the beauty of their smile. Veneers may be used to... ...Read More

Since teeth whitening has now become the number one aesthetic concern of many patients, there are many products and methods available to achieve a brighter smile. Professional teeth whitening (or bleaching) is a simple, non-invasive dental treatment used to change the color of natural tooth... ...Read More