How Do You Fix a Food Trap Between Your Teeth?
added on: June 23, 2022

Noticing a piece of food stuck in your teeth can be embarrassing, but it can also be uncomfortable. Even though it’s normal for food to get wedged between teeth on occasion, it’s a whole other story when this happens time and time again in the same spot. These areas are… Read More…


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…


Will it Hurt to Have My Root Canal?
added on: May 27, 2022

In honor of Root Canal Awareness Week, which occurs each May, your dentist in St. Louis thought it would be fun to talk about this treatment that patients often dread. Why? Because it has a bad reputation for being painful — when the total opposite is the actual truth. Root… Read More…


How Gum Infection is Linked to Cancer in Women
added on: May 19, 2022

Did you know there have been studies showing that older women with gum infections are more prone to developing common forms of cancer? Women with optimal oral health are less likely to get various forms of cancer. Your dentist in St. Louis wanted to take a moment to shed some… Read More…


How To Tell If You Have A Cavity 
added on: April 29, 2022

Cavities are one of the most common dental problems your dentist in St. Louis sees and treats every day. Now, while a teeny, tiny cavity may seem like no big deal, the truth is, it’s important to treat any area of decay quickly to keep other problems from popping up…. Read More…


How Do You Go To The Dentist After A Long Time? 
added on: April 22, 2022

Your dentist in St. Louis usually recommends that all patients visit us at least twice a year. However, we understand that any number of things can keep you from seeing your dentist as often as recommended. Perhaps you have a fear of the dentist or life simply got in the way… 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…


Celebrate Spring With a “Spring Cleaning” for Your Teeth!
added on: March 24, 2022
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Spring is always an exciting season, especially if winter seemed to go on forever. The days become longer, the weather becomes warmer, families start to play outside, and the world becomes a little more colorful thanks to flowers and trees in bloom. Spring is also a time when many families… Read More…


How Does COVID-19 Affect Oral Health?
added on: February 25, 2022
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By now, we’ve all heard of the term “COVID long-hauler,” which is used to describe patients who have recovered from COVID-19 but still experience some long-term side effects. However, did you know that your dentist in St. Louis is also seeing a slew of oral health complications in both adults and… 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…


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