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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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    Oral Hygiene

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    Oral Hygiene

    Us Ballwin dentists know that healthy oral hygiene practices are very important for everyone in your family. Adult oral hygiene practices really aren’t that much different than hygiene practices for children. One of the main differences that many dentists have noticed is that young children seem [...]

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