Small Dental Annoyance Or Serious Problem?

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Today in the Chesterfield dental blog we are going to talk about stomatitis. Stomatitis is dental-speak for something very common: non-specific irritations found in the mouth. Stomatitis is usually caused by cold sores, gum disease, or even from biting the inside of the mouth (ouch!). Any time the membranes in the mouth become inflamed, they […]

Does Whitening Toothpaste Work?

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Are yellowing teeth getting you down? If so, you are not alone! Some of the most common concerns of Town and Country, Manchester, and Ballwin dental patients pertain to cosmetic dentistry procedures like teeth whitening. Because many dental products such as toothpaste and mouthwashes say they can lighten your teeth, it’s natural to examine changing […]

Gummy Smile?

Gummy Smile?

Many Chesterfield cosmetic dentistry patients with a gummy smile undergo crown lengthening surgery to bring proper balance and symmetry to their smile. Gum tissue and, in some cases, bone is removed to expose more of the visible part of a tooth. It is a safe procedure that does not affect healthy tooth structure. A ‘gummy […]

Correcting Severe Dental Problems At Town and Country Cosmetic Dentistry and Implant Centers

Correcting Severe Dental Problems in Chesterfield

Each separate restorative and cosmetic dentistry procedure performed in St. Louis can address a specific dental problem. For example, a porcelain veneer can correct the surface of a tooth that is discolored or slightly misshapen. Dental bonding can fill a small chip in an otherwise healthy tooth. Some Chesterfield dental problems are more extensive and […]

4 Reasons Why Healthy Baby Teeth Are Critical For Your Child’s Development

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Today’s post focuses on the importance of health baby (primary) teeth. Some people don’t understand how important they are. Many parents don’t brush them thoroughly. Some allow their child to drink sugary juice from a sippy cup all day. They figure that they will get serious about oral hygiene when their toddler’s permanent teeth come […]

What to Know About Baby Teeth

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Baby teeth and adult teeth are very different from each other. It is widely well-known by the population that baby teeth are supposed to fall out and permanent teeth are supposed to grow in their place. However, there are a number of things that individuals, especially parents of young children, should know about baby teeth […]