7 Tips To Avoid Staining From Coffee
added on: September 24, 2018

Even though coffee stains our teeth and weakens our enamel it can be really tough to go without our morning cup–or cups! In fact, according to a study done by the National Coffee Association, 64% of Americans drink at least one cup of coffee a day. Check out our tips… Read More…


Giving Back Smiles
added on: March 2, 2016

The Healthy Smiles of Saint Louis office is closely and proudly associated with the not-for-profit dental charity Give Kids A Smile. As president of the GKAS Board, Dr. Flavin along with other instrumental board members–including Dr. Mark Ortinau, Dr. Jeffery Dailn, Dr. Anthony Marino, Dr. Craig Hollander, and Dr. Danielle… Read More…


Sleeping and Your Oral Health
added on: October 21, 2015

Your teeth are at risk all the time–even while you sleep! Here at my Saint Louis dental office, we help our patients protect their teeth day and night with treatment and care tips. We believe a little education can go a long way toward keeping your teeth strong and healthy… Read More…


Dentistry Through The Ages
added on: October 7, 2015

Just as with all medicine, dentistry is an ever-evolving field. At my dental office in Saint Louis, we’re constantly updating technology and improving our knowledge to better serve patients just like you. But imagine if you lived 200 hundred years ago. What was dentistry like then? How about during the… Read More…


Four Main Reasons People Don’t Floss
added on: September 16, 2015

At my Saint Louis dental office, we’re all about creating beautiful smiles and keeping them healthy. An important part to overall oral health is a proper oral hygiene routine, and with that comes regular flossing. However, more than half of Americans don’t floss regularly, and a whopping 20% don’t floss… Read More…


Top 3 Solutions to Ease Bad Breath
added on: September 2, 2015

Whether it was following a particularly garlicky meal, morning coffee, or a few drinks after work, everyone has experienced bad breath at some point in their lives. Usually, it’s nothing to worry about. However, when bad breath becomes an ongoing issue, there’s a possibility your mouth may not be in… Read More…


Your Oral Health and Osteoporosis
added on: August 19, 2015

Osteoporosis is a disease that mainly affects women over the age of 50. But it can happen to anyone no matter age or gender. Osteoporosis causes bone density to decrease, making breaks and whole-body concerns much more common. At my Saint Louis dental office, we want to talk about how… Read More…


Top 4 Dental Questions Answered
added on: August 5, 2015

At my dental office in Saint Louis, we get asked a lot of questions. And that’s ok. We know we sometimes use dentist speak, but we’re always happy to clarify and help make dentistry easier to understand. In this blog, we wanted to take some of the most frequent dental… Read More…


Is It Time to Say Goodbye to Your Toothbrush?
added on: July 15, 2015

Next time you’re about to brush your teeth, take a good look at your toothbrush. Does it look right? Is it time for a new one? How do you know? At my dental office in Saint Louis, we’re here to help you determine when it’s time to replace your old… Read More…


“Help! I have a Dental Emergency”
added on: July 1, 2015

While you’re gearing up to head out on summer vacation this year, you’ll probably pack a bunch of first-aid items, extra clothes, and a load of medication because you can’t be too careful. Anything can happen at anytime. But what do you do if you have a dental emergency while… Read More…


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