Malocclusions (bite problems) include overbites, underbites and crossbites. Jaw alignment disorders restrict proper chewing, talking, and swallowing. They can also cause teeth to shift around in the mouth. Town and Country Cosmetic Dentistry and Implant Center in Chesterfield MO patients with bite problems are at a greater risk for tooth decay and periodontal disease because […]
Let’s Work Together To Keep Your Smile Healthy And Beautiful
Here at Town and Country Cosmetic Dentistry and Implant Center we approach all your oral health needs from two separate angles—what we can do in our office and what you can do at home. For example, tooth whitening and correcting discoloration can be treated in our office or at home. Here in the office, there […]
Health Habits To Keep You Smiling
In today’s post, we will focus on vital behaviors that influence oral health. Of course, effective brushing and flossing are two critical habits for healthy teeth, but there are many more things we can do to maintain a healthy smile. Diet Do’s Do eat a nutritious diet with a variety of foods. This is necessary […]
Get Those Teeth In Shape!
Dental bonding is one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry procedures used and it’s not difficult to see why. There are many common dental problems that dentists can treat with bonding. Bonding uses a very sturdy resin material that is tooth-colored. The material is applied to the teeth while it is soft, much like putty, […]
Your Smile Doesn’t Have To Show Your Age
As we grow older, we may welcome many changes. However, most Chesterfield retirees do not welcome wrinkles, gray hair and dental problems. Fortunately, your smile can be attractive and healthy throughout your golden years! Even if your teeth are showing visible signs of wear such as enamel loss, staining, and chips, it is not too […]
How Do You Know If Your Child Needs a Dental Space Maintainer Appliance?
What are dental space maintainers? Dental space maintainers (or spacers) are devices used for children who have lost some baby teeth but their permanent teeth have a while before they will grow in. They hold space for the appropriate adult teeth to grow in. They also prevent the remaining adjacent primary teeth from moving into the […]
Affordable Cosmetic Dentistry
Will your Missouri dental insurance cover cosmetic dental procedures? Many individuals assume their dental insurance won’t cover any procedures obtained solely for cosmetic purposes. This is probably true for tooth bleaching or dental bonding. However, many Missouri dental insurance plans and supplemental plans cover orthodontia and any treatment required to repair damage from an injury. Medical […]
Can Cosmetic Dentistry Create Perfect Smiles?
Hi! I’m Doctor Martin Buchheit, and I’ve been a dentist here in Chesterfield since 2015. One of my favorite things about being a dentist is seeing how my patients find renewed confidence in themselves after a smile makeover. If you’ve ever wanted to upgrade your smile, call me today at 314-576-0088 so we can discuss your […]
7 Ways Bite Abnormalities Hurt Your Child
Some growing mouths develop bite problems. 7 Ways Bite Abnormalities Can Harm Your Child Jaw alignment abnormalities can cause a range of issues for little ones. They can hurt! They can make it difficult to eat a nutritious diet because they inhibit proper chewing and swallowing They can delay or prevent normal speech development They increase […]
Does Your Dentist Conjure Up Cavities?
Cavities can be filled, but it is better to prevent cavities in the first place. If your dentist seems to conjure up cavities at every visit, then it’s up to you to break the cycle. But we are here to help you. Let’s work together. How can you lift the cavity curse? Schedule a preventative […]