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Dr. Rita M. Burnett, DDS

Dentist

Dr. Rita Burnett is a Dentist practicing in Kansas City, KS. Dr. Burnett specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases and conditions associated with the mouth and overall dental health. Dentists are trained to carry out such treatment as professional cleaning, restorative, prosthodontic, and endodontic procedures, and performing examinations, among many others.
Dr. Rita M. Burnett, DDS
  • Kansas City, KS
  • Accepting new patients

Why does my breath smell even after brushing my teeth and using mouthwash?

You may still have debris or food between teeth, faulty restorations, have dry mouth or sinus drainage. Brush tongue to ensure bacteria is not there and the culprit for bad breath. READ MORE
You may still have debris or food between teeth, faulty restorations, have dry mouth or sinus drainage. Brush tongue to ensure bacteria is not there and the culprit for bad breath.


Swollen and localised pain after done a deep cleaning; is this normal?

Yes, keep brushing and flossing. Contact the office you visited, let the doctor know you are having problems. This indicates periodontitis and you may need antibiotics or oral READ MORE
Yes, keep brushing and flossing. Contact the office you visited, let the doctor know you are having problems. This indicates periodontitis and you may need antibiotics or oral meds.

Is bleeding of gums dangerous for a diabetic patient?

Bleeding is never normal. Red should always signal "warning". Diabetes is linked to gum disease, especially if it is not regulated well. Please seek professional advice clinically READ MORE
Bleeding is never normal. Red should always signal "warning". Diabetes is linked to gum disease, especially if it is not regulated well. Please seek professional advice clinically to avoid disease progression and possibly tooth loss and other health related issues.