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  • Importance of Cosmetic Dentistry

    The term cosmetic dentistry is used to refer to any dental work that is done to improve the appearance of your teeth, gums, or bite. In today’s world, there’s a lot of importance given to appearance. With the advent of social media and smart phones, pictures are shared faster than ever before. [...]

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    Vitamins That Are Essential For Good Oral Health

    Your teeth are very important for you to keep your body healthy. You need to know how to take care of your teeth so you can, in turn, take care of your overall health. Besides brushing twice a day, flossing, and seeing the dentist for regular check ups and cleanings, it's essential to get the right [...]

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    How to Properly Floss Your Teeth

    Flossing your teeth daily removes plaque and different debris that brushing alone can not take care of. Appropriate flossing is necessary because it helps to remove plaque and food particles in places where a toothbrush can't easily reach — under the gumline and between your teeth. Since plaque [...]

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    5 Foods for Good Oral Health

    Excellent oral health can have a great influence on your entire body and is essential for everyone in Ballwin, Chesterfield, Grover, Valley Park, Glencoe, Saint Louis, Eureka, Fenton, High Ridge, Saint Charles and the surrounding areas. Poor oral health may develop more complicated problems like gum[...]

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    Dental Sealants - Help Prevent Cavities

    Teeth are different. Some have very narrow, deep grooves and crevices that can be hard to properly clean on a daily basis at home. Dental sealants can help protect those vulnerable areas. They do not cover the entire tooth surface, so they are not a guarantee against tooth decay. But they serve a [...]

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    What Causes Cavities?

    Depending upon the amount of care that you give to your teeth, cavities may occur at different periods of time for different people. For children who eat a lot of sweets, dental cavities are likely to arise at an early age if they do not protect their teeth by brushing them in the morning and at [...]

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    A Deeper Look At The Temporomandibular Joint

    On each side of the mouth, below the temples that connect the jawbone to the base of the human skull are two points called the temporomandibular joint, or TMJ. Your TMJt is what enables you to move your jaw in whatever directions you please, talk to friends and loved ones, and also chew your food. [...]

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    Which Toothbrush is Right for You?

    Life - for both you and your dentist - would not be the same without the toothbrush. It’s a basic tool in everyone’s personal hygiene kit that has become a main necessity - and helps dentists out a lot. Are you aware of the many types of toothbrush the American Dental Association has approved [...]

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    What Are Teeth Made Of?

    Teeth are something that you all use daily. Everyone in Ballwin has - or had - them. They are necessary to the manner in which you eat and live every single day. We all know that we should take care of our teeth by brushing them twice daily, flossing, and seeing a dentist regularly. But what are we [...]

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    History of Dentistry

    The history of dentistry can be traced back as far as the history of people on the earth. Since early primitive times, mankind has been treating their teeth in whatever ways they knew how. But formal dentistry is often traced back to the early 1500s when a book was published in Germany to teach [...]

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