... 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 ….
From ALIVE Magazine, June 2014 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. … [Read more...] about Alive Magazine Article With Dr Peter Pagano
Has the Luster of Your Smile Faded? One Good Cleaning Can Make All the Difference (See Offer Below) This duplicate of the Mona Lisa (on the left) was discovered recently in Madrid. It was created by an apprentice who sat next to DaVinci and copied each stroke as he painted. When cleaned, it revealed details not distinguishable on the original. Our dental cleanings are … [Read more...] about Even the Mona Lisa Was Transformed With a Good Cleaning
MSN Health News reported in the first quarter of 2011 that St Louis is the most dentally challenged city in the country. Other sources don't rank St Louis quite that poorly, but a little research corroborated what could be a legitimate reason to educate our residents more on the importance of dental care and its relationship to overall health. Missouri ranks third for … [Read more...] about News: St Louis Ranks Among Lowest in Nation for Dental Health
If you've been told you need a deep cleaning, also known as "scaling and root planing," it's important to understand what this procedure is and why it is absolutely vital to your dental and overall health to get it done -- if you need it. A type of gum puffiness, redness or bleeding means that your gums aren’t completely attached to your teeth. These areas that … [Read more...] about What Is a Deep Cleaning?