Why Doesn’t My Denture Fit Like it Used To?
added on: June 20, 2022

Your denture may have once been one of the best things to happen to you. In fact, many people throughout history have benefited from dentures as they allow people to smile freely, chew confidently, and feel whole again. Dentures are a great solution for missing teeth and are often a… Read More…


Gum Disease Linked to Colon Cancer: Know Your Risk
added on: March 30, 2022
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An updated study conducted by the American Academy for Cancer Research of nearly 43,000 people over several years has shown a potential positive correlation between gum disease and an increased risk of colon cancer. While the whole-body complications associated with gum disease, such as heart disease, aren’t new, the link… Read More…


How Do I Choose a Toothbrush? 
added on: February 17, 2022
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Buying a toothbrush can be a confusing process. Just consider how many rows and rows of brightly colored toothbrushes are at your local supermarket, each one claiming to give you the best clean or other promises of great oral health. If you’re not sure what you’re looking for, choosing a… Read More…


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


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


Why Do My Teeth Hurt?
added on: December 31, 2020
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Pain in your teeth is such a unique yet unpleasant feeling. The zings and throbbing that come along with a toothache are enough to make you miserable. We get it, and even though we don’t wish toothaches on anyone, the truth is, they happen. But sometimes the hardest part of… Read More…


4 Things You Can Do To Protect Against Tooth Staining
added on: December 18, 2020
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Everyone wants a bright, white smile. But everyday things can take their toll on teeth and cause staining or discoloration. From coffee to wine, to certain medications and beets, it seems that everything we consume can transform our pearly whites into dull, discolored teeth. But, as your dentist in St…. Read More…


Does My Dentist Know That I Don’t Brush My Teeth? 
added on: November 25, 2020
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We’ve all been there — sitting in the dentist’s chair, feeling a little bit guilty about our brushing habits (or lack thereof), and worrying about what our dentist is about to say. But is there anything to actually worry about? Can your dentist in St. Louis really tell if you… Read More…


Whole-Body Benefits of Good Oral Health
added on: October 29, 2020
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You may have heard the saying that the eyes are the window to the soul. While that may be true, your dentist in St. Louis wants you to know that the mouth is in fact the window to overall health. Years of research continues to show just how important oral… Read More…


October is National Dental Hygiene Month
added on: October 19, 2020
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Every October, the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and Colgate sponsor a month-long celebration for dental hygienists around the country. Dental hygienists are crucial members of your healthcare team and are responsible for keeping patients’ mouths (and bodies) healthy. This year, the theme for National Dental Hygiene Month is Faces of… Read More…


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