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Restless-leg-Syndrome-280 Restless Jaw Syndrome? You’ve probably heard of “restless leg syndrome," symptoms usually affecting women. The legs feel extremely uncomfortable while sitting or lying down. Well .. if you grind your teeth at night.. Read More...

Dental Health

Can your teeth last longer than you Maybe Vincent van Gogh was onto something when he created his famous “Head of a Skeleton With a Burning Cigarette.”   Or … maybe not...   Either way, the painting conjures up what archaeologists might unearth in the future (sans the burning cigarette) due to this little known secret for preventing tooth decay.  Read More...

Dental Implants

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Are Same Day Implants For Everyone?.....for about 80% of the patients who come into my St Louis office, dental implants can’t be done in a day. One reason is that bone erosion often accompanies a missing tooth. For proper placement of the implant there has to be ... Read More...

Dental Technology

st Louis dentist uses latest dental technology

 

3D x-rays will enable more precise dental treatment. Technology called “cone beam” takes two dimensional x-rays and makes them 3D. This allows your dentist to provide more precise dental treatment. For example, with a 3d picture, your St Louis dentist can see the nerve tissue surrounding impacted wisdom teeth. This allows for a better surgery. With implants, we’re able to determine more exactly their correct placement. Read More...

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Dental Implants and 3D Imaging in Dentistry

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Why a Missing Back Tooth Matters ....

Why a Missing Back Tooth Matters ....

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