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
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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…


Celebrate The New Year With a New Smile
added on: January 22, 2021

We have officially rung in the new year, which means all of the resolutions are in full effect. During this time, many people commit to transforming their lives. Whether they’ve resolved to eat healthier, lose weight, or stop smoking, the new year provides a fresh start and gives people a… Read More…


Why Do My Teeth Hurt?
added on: December 31, 2020

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
zoom meeting with glass of red wine

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

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…


Diabetes & Oral Health
added on: November 18, 2020

November is Diabetes Awareness Month and strives to raise awareness of a chronic disease that affects nearly 30 million Americans. But what does this have to do with your dentist in St. Louis? Well, the truth is, there is a strong connection between oral health and diabetes, and it’s ever… Read More…


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