Suspect A Bite Problem?

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Hello! I’m Dr. Martin Buchheit of Town and Country Cosmetic Dentistry & Implant Center. Thanks for visiting my dental blog. The topic of today’s post is malocclusion – literally – “bad bite”. Edward Angle, a pioneer in modern orthodontics invented the term malocclusion. Malocclusion is fairly common in the population as a whole but, fortunately, in […]

What If My Dental Insurance Doesn’t Cover Dental Implants?

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For years, the dental industry has been advocating implants as the preferable tooth restoration option in most circumstances. However many dental insurance providers don’t cover dental implants. The dental insurance industry seems to be stuck in 1970. For example, many insurers will cover dental bridges. Dental insurers rarely make coverage decisions based on what is […]

What You Need To Know About Oral Cancer

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During routine dental examinations, your dentist may look for signs of oral cancer. Oral cancer refers to cancers in the tongue, mouth, lips, jaw, and throat. Many Chesterfield dental patients don’t realize the seriousness of oral cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates that over 39,000 people will get oral cancer this year.1 Consider this grave […]

Out of Toothpaste? Here Are 5 Alternative Solutions to Maintain Your Oral Health

Out of Toothpaste? Here Are 5 Alternative Solutions to Maintain Your Oral Health

Toothpaste plays a vital role in maintaining oral hygiene in our St. Louis area. There is no doubt that modern toothpaste provides important medical benefit and will help you keep your teeth healthy and strong. But what happens when you run out of toothpaste unexpectedly? Fret not! There are several alternative solutions readily available in […]

Let’s Make A Plan

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When you are enthusiastic about reaching a goal, the difference between success and failure often comes down to whether or not you follow a plan. Occasional effort is scarcely ever effective. Do you have a goal to improve your smile? Perhaps you have not thought much about your teeth in the past but lately, have […]

What are Possible Dental Implant Complications?

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If you’ve visited our blog before, you have read about the benefits of dental implants. That’s because they are an amazing replacement for missing teeth and have been used successfully in the Chesterfield area for over 30 years. At Town and Country Cosmetic Dentistry and Implant Center, close to 98% of our implant placements are […]