4 Ways to Straighten Your Smile
added on: November 30, 2021
woman in mirror

Did you know that crooked teeth can affect more than just your appearance? Teeth that are overlapped or crooked can affect your bite, make it difficult to properly clean your teeth, and even cause problems with digestion. But there’s good news — you don’t have to live with a crooked… Read More…


How Quitting Smoking Can Improve Dental Health
added on: November 22, 2021

Smoking can be harmful to many parts of your body, including your teeth. It increases the likelihood of tooth discoloration, cavities, and oral cancer, among other things, so it’s no surprise that quitting smoking can improve oral health. If you currently smoke but are interested in quitting, let your dentist… Read More…


Are Cavities Contagious? 
added on: October 31, 2021

The second most common disease in the United States is tooth decay. The first is the common cold. Of course, we all know how easy it is to catch a cold, but can you also catch cavities? Sounds pretty far-fetched. But guess what your dentist in St. Louis knows? Catching a… Read More…


What’s it Mean When Your Dental Benefits Expire?
added on: October 22, 2021

Dental insurance can be an amazing tool, but that doesn’t mean you should wait until the last minute to use it. If you don’t get in to see your dentist in St. Louis before your benefits expire, you could miss out on potentially life-changing treatment. While each policy will be different,… Read More…


What To Do After Having Your Wisdom Teeth Taken Out
added on: October 1, 2021
man checks his teeth in mirror

Once your wisdom teeth have been removed, it’s important to take good care of your mouth during recovery to minimize pain and speed up healing time. Even though wisdom teeth removal is usually a pretty straightforward procedure, it can still cause some pain and discomfort as you heal from the… Read More…


“Do I Have Gum Disease?” 
added on: September 17, 2021

Gum disease is an infection in the gum tissues and can cause some unwanted side effects, such as your gums pulling away from the teeth. This can lead to deep pockets between your teeth and gums. Gum disease also makes your teeth more susceptible to tooth decay, and, if left… Read More…


How Can I Get a Whiter Smile? 
added on: August 31, 2021

If you want to know how to get whiter teeth, you’ve come to the right place! Thanks to advancements in whitening technology, your dentist in St. Louis offers several ways for you to whiten your teeth and give you back that gorgeous smile! Read on to find out which methods… Read More…


5 Ways to Get Fresh Breath
added on: August 6, 2021
bad breath

Do you feel like your breath isn’t what it used to be? Or maybe you notice that those around you have bad breath from time to time, and you don’t want to offend them. Either way, National Fresh Breath Day — August 6th — is the perfect day to learn… Read More…


Does Vaping Cause The Same Oral Health Problems As Cigarettes? 
added on: July 30, 2021

You might think that vaping is a safe alternative to smoking — and you wouldn’t be alone. Many former smokers, and even never-smokers, are turning to electronic cigarettes as a safer smoking option. But just how much safer is vaping than cigarettes? As it turns out, not much safer at… Read More…


4 Things That Can Happen If You Don’t Brush Your Teeth Regularly
added on: July 19, 2021

The American Dental Association, along with your dentist in St. Louis, recommends brushing your teeth for at least two minutes, twice a day, every day. However, many people don’t brush their teeth as often as they should. This can increase the risk of developing some serious oral problems.  1. Cavities… Read More…


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