Hello, thank you for visiting the Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS blog. I’m Dr. Martin Buchheit. Along with my fantastic team, I have been providing trusted dental care since 1987. Today’s message is about the American Dental Association. You have probably seen the ADA symbol on toothpaste and floss—but what else do […]
If you have had restorations, orthodontia, or a complete smile transformation, you want people to notice the final outcome – your dazzling smile. There is a lot, however, that is going on behind the scenes. Today’s post talks about three vital smile makeover components that are not readily apparent when you smile, but are often necessary for the successful result.
Hello St. Louis! Thanks for visiting the Florissant dental blog. Today we’re talking about eruption charts and what they are used for. First, an eruption chart is simply a listing of the different types of teeth in the mouth and when, on average, they come out, or ‘erupt’, from the gums. A primary teeth eruption […]
When an endodontist, oral surgeon, or general dentist in St. Louis or Florissant performs a root canal, the dead or diseased pulp is taken out, the space that is left is cleaned, and then it is shaped and filled.
Many smile makeovers include teeth whitening. There are a variety of ways this can be done. Most Hazelwood, Maryland Heights, and St. Charles drugstores sell over-the-counter whitening strips and gels. Your St. Louis dentist can recommend an effective one, or he or she may offer in-office bleaching. This is a quick way to see whiter teeth in less than an hour.
If you’re missing teeth, cutting your mouth on chipped edges of teeth, struggling with eating because of your dental puzzle, there are solutions. To understand the types of braces, the cost of veneers or the price of dental implants, sit down today with Dr. Martin Buchheit for the helpful consultation you deserve.
Florissant men and women who have chronic bad breath understand the embarrassment and frustration associated with this condition. There are several possible causes, some that are often overlooked by our Florissant patients.
Your St. Louis dentist knows that it’s too much to ask that you never indulge in sugary treats, but he or she will tell you that eating sweets at certain times is better for your teeth than others. For instance, when you eat a full meal, your saliva production increases. This helps to rinse food particles from your mouth as well as neutralize the acids that cause plaque.
Ill-fitting dentures can cause more problems for St. Louis denture wearers than they solve. If you live with loose dentures, you probably regard them as a necessary evil. Though they certainly look better than a toothless mouth, in practical terms they leave much to be desired because they affect two essential activities: eating and talking. […]
Hello! Welcome to my Florissant dentistry blog. Do you have crooked teeth? Do you wish you’d have had braces as a kid, but feel it is too late now? Maybe you feel self-conscious about smiling with a mouth full of metal. I have good news for you: at Koch Park Dental, we offer invisible braces.