Dr. Prater has many years of experience in pediatric dentistry, orthodontics, and laser treatment making him uniquely qualified to care for the oral health of newborns, infants, growing children, adolescents and teenagers. We look forward to the opportunity to serve you!
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A randomized and controlled trial to examine the impact of lingual frenotomy on bottle feeding mechanics
"Some babies are born with tongue-tie where an unusually short or tight band of tissue tethers the bottom of the tongue to the floor of the mouth. Babies with tongue-tie can have a hard time breastfeeding. We hypothesize that with a lingual frenotomy, a surgical...
Physical fitness (PF) is defined as the “ability to carry out daily tasks with vigor and alertness, without undue fatigue and with ample energy to enjoy leisure-time pursuits and to meet unforeseen emergencies.” As PF is a powerful marker of cardiovascular health in...
We are excited to announce that we have won the 2019 KC Parent Magazine 2019 Award for Family Faves for favorite local dental practice! We are so happy to be a part of helping families in Kansas City stay healthy and happy. Thank you for your support!