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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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The One Dental Condition That Will Prematurely Age You If Left Untreated

You hear a lot about preventing gum disease and tooth loss. But do you know why these conditions are given so much press?Understanding the reason will enable you to make better decisions about your dental health. Let’s say your gums bleed when you brush. They’re a little puffy and red. They’re inflamed. This is called […]

Vincent van Gogh Head of a Skeleton with a burning cigarette

Can Your Teeth Last Longer Than You?

Either way, the image conjures up what archaeologists might unearth in the future (sans the burning cigarette) due to this little known secret for preventing tooth decay.

Look Ma' No Cavities!

Keeping Free From Cavities Is Old Time Common Sense

Did You Know the Best Time to Treat a Cavity Is When Its Not Hurting? Here’s why:

Waiting until a cavity hurts can lead to more extensive work
One of the best ways to prevent a root canal is to fill a cavity when it’s small

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