When a tooth is lost that’s visible when smiling, most people will replace it with a dental implant or other tooth replacement option. However, when the missing tooth is a molar or toward the back of the mouth, it often isn't treated with the same urgency. The logic goes: "if no one can see it, it's not as important as a missing tooth closer to the front." Here's why a missing back tooth should never be ignored.....
CT scan technology is state-of-the-art imaging in dentistry, allowing your dentist more precise treatment planning in dental implants. One benefit is the ability to see a patient's level of bone density. The success of dental implants depends on the quality of the bone into which they are placed. The dental CT Scan reveals if a bone graft is needed.
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.
Our dental cleanings are so thorough that even if your teeth have lost their luster - as the original Mona Lisa - we can still restore their sparkle and a smooth feel to your teeth.
Missouri ranks third for consumption of cola and all that sugar and artificial coloring can wreak havoc on your teeth. When you combine the soda consumption with the fact that Missouri ranks #46 for dental visits (meaning among the lowest in the nation), you can understand how the overall dental condition of Missouri-ans is poor.