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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...

Dental Health

Can your teeth last longer than youMaybe 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 Were Catalyst for Dental 3D Imaging

Dental Implants Were Catalyst for Dental 3D Imaging

The three dimensional image allows your dentist to see your bone density. Why is that important? The success of dental implants depends on the quality of the bone into which they are placed. The dental CT Scan will reveal if you will need a bone graft.[...]
Why a Missing Back Tooth Matters ....

Why a Missing Back Tooth Matters ....

Missing back teeth are common because the molars are the first adult teeth to erupt and unfortunately, often the first to be lost due to decay or fracture. And, as this post hopes to convey, the impact of a missing back tooth on your smile is equally as important in the long run as a front tooth.[...]
8 Steps to Prevent Cavities ......

8 Steps to Prevent Cavities ......

1. Read Your Labels! From frozen pizzas to yogurts, sugars in the form of high fructose corn syrups, corn solids, and the myriad other names are found in foods. Choose foods with no added sugars – or at least no high-fructose corn syrup or corn solids. Sweeten with Stevia herb powder. You can find it on Amazon. 2. Stop Sipping Sodas and Munching Snacks Throughout the Day. [...]
Alive Magazine Article With Dr Peter Pagano

Alive Magazine Article With Dr Peter Pagano

Artistic Dentistry: Peter J. Pagano D.D.S. Our Specialties: Artistic Dentistry provides most dental services under one roof. With a multidisciplinary approach, we’re able to diagnose and deliver a complete treatment plan. We have offered traditional orthodontics since 1977 and clear braces since they first became available. We’ve also offered dental implant systems since 1999, which are even more popular today. Since a great many of our clientele are busy professionals, being able to get everything done under one roof is very attractive.[...]
5 Dangers of Sugar List that Will Shock You

5 Dangers of Sugar List that Will Shock You

SEE SPECIAL OFFER BELOW GOOD THRU jULY 15, 2014 If parting you from your sugar fix is like taking candy from a baby (why do they say that’s easy? Have you ever TRIED taking candy from a baby? It’s hard!), then maybe it’s not just a harmless little “treat.” Consider the following 5 Dangers of [...]
Are Your Teeth Shrinking From Stress?

Are Your Teeth Shrinking From Stress?

Daytime clenching and nighttime grinding will erode the height of your teeth over time. Most patients we see are not even aware of these habits. Typically, the grinding and clenching is caused by stress. This article has some great tips to help relieve stress, however the first step is becoming aware of the habit[...]
Want a Movie Star Smile? Cosmetic Makeover

Want a Movie Star Smile? Cosmetic Makeover

You can transform your appearance from ordinary to extraordinary with the use of porcelain crowns (caps) and veneers. These dental procedures are called "cosmetic dentistry."[...]
Do Your Kids Use Their Teeth Like a Swiss Army Knife?

Do Your Kids Use Their Teeth Like a Swiss Army Knife?

Just like a Swiss Army Knife can't chew food, so should the Swiss Army knife be left to perform functions like popping off bottle caps; tearing bags open; chewing ice or hard candy; gripping rope; cutting threads or any other[...]
Even the Mona Lisa Was Transformed With a Good Cleaning

Even the Mona Lisa Was Transformed With a Good Cleaning

Our dental cleanings are so THOROUGH, you'll want that smooth feel of your teeth all the time. Your gums will be happier, your teeth sparklier and you'll want to smile more. Artistic Dentistry, your St Louis dentist is a one stop family dental office located in Creve Coeur, 63141 that offers services ranging from oral surgery, teeth straightening, dental implants, crown and bridge, porcelain veneers and periodontal cleanings.[...]
Wisdom Teeth Removal Procedure Explained

Wisdom Teeth Removal Procedure Explained

Do Wisdom Teeth Always Have to Be Extracted?Not always. Dr. Pete believes that if wisdom teeth are well aligned, they can be useful for chewing and may be left in place. However, in the majority of people, they do not completely erupt and remain “impacted” in the jaw. In those cases, he'll advise a wisdom tooth extraction when he sees any of the following:1. The width of the jaws does not allow wisdom teeth to erupt in an alignment that is beneficial for chewing.[...]