How Tooth Grinding Can Damage Your Smile

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What is Tooth Grinding? Tooth grinding (or bruxism in doctor-speak) is a common behavior among individuals of all ages. It is when a person involuntarily clenches their jaw or rubs their teeth together. Tooth grinding can occur during the day or night and can affect kids and adults. Some individuals grind their teeth intermittently when […]

Why You Need A Local Dentist

Our practice, Town and Country Cosmetic Dentistry and Implant Center in Chesterfield MO, offers family dentistry, general dentistry and many cosmetic dental services. It may come as a surprise, but your dentist doesn’t want you to see them more often than necessary. Between your teeth, gums, and the rest of your oral health, there’s a […]

Dental Checkup — How Often?

When is the last time you had a dental checkup? Most people need a dental check-up every six months. If you have a higher risk for oral diseases, we advise you to receive an examination every four months. Welcome to Town and Country Cosmetic Dentistry and Implant Centers Martin Buchheit, DDS, of Town and Country Cosmetic […]

Afraid Of The Dentist? Let’s Talk About Sedation.

Afraid of the Dentist? Your Chesterfield Sedation Dentist Can Help

If you experience severe anxiety when undergoing (or even thinking about!) dental treatment, sleep dentistry is for you. Conscious sedation dentistry is available at Town and Country Cosmetic Dentistry and Implant Centers. Whether it is called relaxation dentistry, oral conscious sedation, sleep dentistry, or anxiety-free dentistry, it is completely safe and used by many St. […]

What’s the Difference Between Silver Fillings and White Fillings?

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In today’s post, we discuss fillings. What is a composite filling? Composite fillings are comprised of a mixture of glass or quartz and resin which results in a natural tooth-colored material. They are extremely durable when bonded to the tooth with adhesive. What is an amalgam filling? Amalgam fillings are also called “silver fillings” though […]