How Sports Drinks Can Damage Teeth 
added on: June 16, 2021

As the weather warms up and we’re spending more time outside in the heat, we tend to get thirstier than normal. Many of us may turn to our favorite sports drinks to rehydrate after a day in the sun or after a tough workout. While these beverages can help replace… Read More…


Is Tooth Discoloration Bad? 
added on: May 26, 2021

If you notice that your teeth aren’t quite as white as they used to be, or if there’s a sudden appearance of brown, yellowish, or black spots, you have every right to be concerned. After all, we all want to have bright, white smiles we’re proud to show off. But… Read More…


Can Allergies Make Your Teeth Hurt? 
added on: May 19, 2021

The season of spring is officially upon us. But that’s not the only season affecting us nowadays. It’s also allergy season. For many people, allergy season can be brutally annoying. The stuffy nose, the itchy eyes and throat, and the sneezing can make it hard to breathe. But did you… Read More…


How to Protect Teeth From Acid Reflux
added on: April 30, 2021

Acid reflux, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD, is an incredibly common problem associated with the digestion process. So why in the world is your dentist in St. Louis writing about something that’s typically seen as a stomach problem? The truth is, acid reflux can wear down tooth… Read More…


4 Things You Can Do If You’re Feeling Self-Conscious About Your Smile
added on: April 20, 2021

Whether you have an important event coming up or you’re just tired of seeing your tired smile every day on work video calls, there’s a cosmetic dentistry solution for you. Thanks to advancements in technology, cosmetic dentistry is more affordable than ever before and is no longer only for celebrities…. Read More…


What Causes Gingivitis?
added on: March 31, 2021

Gingivitis is a form of gum disease that affects nearly 75% of Americans at some point in their lives. Usually, when gum disease is caught in this stage it can be treated and any damage can be reversed. But if it’s left alone it can quickly progress into more severe… Read More…


What You Eat Matters to Your Teeth
added on: March 17, 2021
nutrition

Your dentist in St. Louis is a key part of your healthcare team, and while we’re dedicated to protecting teeth, we know that there’s a strong connection between oral health and overall health. In fact, when we talk about good oral health, we need to look beyond the bathroom sink… Read More…


Why Do My Teeth Hurt When I Eat Sweets?
added on: February 26, 2021

It’s no secret that your dentist in St. Louis isn’t a big fan of sugar. After all, this sweet ingredient can feed mouth bacteria and increase the risk of decay. But what does it mean when your teeth hurt while enjoying the occasional sweet treat? This type of tooth discomfort… Read More…


COVID-19 & Cracked Teeth
added on: February 17, 2021
stressed man in mask

Over the past year, some dental offices have been reporting higher rates of cracked teeth than in years’ past. Take this dentist’s experience documented in the New York Times for example. So, is there some weird connection between COVID-19 and cracked teeth? Well, kind of. While cracked teeth are not… Read More…


Is My Mask Causing Bad Breath?  
added on: January 29, 2021

If wearing your mask has caused you to change the way you breathe, you’re not alone. Most of us are still getting used to wearing masks day after day, hour after hour, and many of us may have felt the need to adjust from breathing out of noses to breathing… Read More…


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