We've added a new page to our website called Artistic Dentistry Dental Plan (ADDP). This new page provides information about our dental plan for patients who do not carry dental insurance! To visit the new page, please click this link: Artistic Dentistry Dental Plan. … [Read more...] about New Artistic Dentistry Dental Plan Page
Today is Dr. Pagano's 42nd anniversary since graduating from UMKC Dental School! Here's a photo of Dr. Pete from the year he graduated when he was 24 years old, immersing himself in the challenge of cases. Not much has changed! Thanks for everything Dr. Pagano! Congratulations. … [Read more...] about Dr. Pagano’s 42nd Anniv. Since UMKC Dental School
Good Dental Function "Good dental function is significantly associated with better brain function, better vision, better hearing, better lung volume, better heart volume, better muscle strength, better bone mineral content, less heart attacks and longer life." (SOURCE: British Medical Journal — 1989 & Community Dental Oral Epidemiology — 1990) "You're as young as … [Read more...] about Get to Know Jaw Joints
CT Scan Technology Since its introduction in the 1970s, CT Scan technology has been used to provide three dimensional images in medicine. A valuable supplement to x-ray and ultrasound technologies, it is used for preventive measures as well as diagnosing disease in areas such as the abdomen, lungs, and head. Most dental patients, however, would not expect to receive a CT … [Read more...] about Dental Implants and 3D Imaging in Dentistry
... OR, DO I NEED TO GET AN IMPLANT TO REPLACE A MISSING MOLAR? The American College of Prosthodontists reports that 178 million people in the US are missing at least one tooth. Delta Dental Northeast reports that nearly half of Americans ages 65 and older have lost six or more teeth, and 20 percent have lost all of their teeth. In our Creve Coeur practice, we fortunately … [Read more...] about Why a Missing Back Tooth Matters ….