Are You Flossing Out Of Fear?

Categories: Dental Health
Dental Health For St Louis Patients

Most Chesterfield, MO area men and women know that flossing is an important part of dental health. The value of this simple yet critical exercise in oral hygiene has been shown time and time again. But does fear have to play a role in your commitment to the practice? Flossing offers a chance to remove […]

Dental Check Up ? How Often?

Categories: Dental Health

When is the last time you had a general dentistry check-up? Most people need a dental check-up every six months. If you have an increased risk for oral diseases, we advise you to receive an examination every four months. Welcome to Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS Martin Buchheit, DDS, of Koch Park Dental […]

Dental Sealant Q & A

Categories: Family Dentistry
dental sealants Florissant

Q. What are dental sealants? A. Dental sealants are permanent plastic barriers applied to the biting surfaces of teeth. They prevent cavities by filling in the grooves and fissures where food particles are particularly difficult to remove. Most St. Louis pediatric dentists and family dentists offer sealants to their patients. A. Do sealants significantly reduce […]

What Is Lurking Under Your Gumline?

Categories: General Dentistry
Gum Disease Treatment Chesterfield

Hello Chesterfield residents! Your overall oral health depends not only on healthy teeth but also healthy gums. Proper oral hygiene helps keep both your teeth and gums in good shape. When brushing, hold your toothbrush at a 45-degree angle with the bristle tips aimed at the line where the tooth and gum meet. The bristles […]

Not Happy With Your Chesterfield Dentist?

Categories: General Dentistry
Chesterfield Cosmetic Dentisty

Hello St. Louis dental blog visitors. Whether you stumbled upon this blog by mistake, or clicked here on purpose, welcome! I am Dr. Martin Buchheit. My cosmetic dental practice is called Town and Country Cosmetic Dentistry and Implant Center. We are located at 14377 Woodlake Dr Ste 205 in Chesterfield. You can find information about […]

To Chew Or Not To Chew In Chesterfield

Categories: General Dentistry
To Chew Or Not To Chew In Chesterfield

Hello Chesterfield gum chewers, today we’re going to talk about that sticky wad in your mouth. You know that it can freshen your breath, but can it really help guard your smile from tooth decay? It really depends on the type of gum. Chewing regular sucrose-based gum can be beneficial in removing bits of food […]

Small Dental Annoyance Or Serious Problem?

Categories: General Dentistry
mouth sores Chesterfield

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 frequently 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 […]

3 Cavity Fighters For Ballwin, MO Kids

Categories: General Dentistry
Ballwin, MO Pediatric and Cosmetic Dentistry

Most Ballwin, MO parents know children’s oral health basics: brush regularly, reduce sugar intake, limit snacking, and get adequate amounts of calcium and Vitamin D. Town and Country Cosmetic Dentistry and Implant Center recommends three additional tools for preventing cavities in toddlers and children.   Sealants Fluoride supplements Oral rinses Resin dental sealants are applied […]

Time To Floss In St. Louis

Categories: General Dentistry
Chesterfield Cosmetic Dentistry

Many residents of the Chesterfield, Town and Country, and Ballwin, MO area make excuses that they just don’t have time to floss and that it’s challenging to fit it into their daily schedule. If you’ve found this to be true, here are some ideas for when to fit this essential dental health habit into your […]