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Finding A Dentist

Choosing a dental care provider is a big deal! It can be a bit intimidating to begin your search for a new dentist. Once you narrow down a couple options, what do you do next? One of the best ways to begin is to put together a list of things that are a priority for you. Here are some things to consider: Does the office have convenient offices hours? Is it in an accessible location? Is it family friendly? Do they offer cosmetic treatments?  

Ask around and look online

Ask your friends and family where they go. They have first-hand experience and wouldn’t recommend someone without having a pleasant experience. Read online ...

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You're Never Too Young or Too Old for a Healthy Smile

Whether you are 3 or 103, your team at Webster Groves Dental is here for you, and it's never too late or too early to achieve a beautiful and healthy smile! We offer a wide range of dental services and we love taking care of patients of all ages.

Services for Children

It's important to begin bringing your child to the dentist at an early age. Seeing them at this point allows us to monitor their oral health and development. These visits also give us an opportunity to start building a relationship with them that will set them up for success at the dentist as they get older.

Protecting your child's baby teeth ...

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Planning Your Family's Healthcare? Don't Forget Your Dental Checkups!

When you think of your family's health care, dentistry is typically a separate topic. However, with more information emerging about how oral health is related to overall health, perhaps it shouldn't be separate. After all, your dentist is also a doctor who, by monitoring your oral health, also impacts your overall health. Here are some of the ways your dentist can help.

Advanced Technology

Over the years, dental technology has made huge advances by allowing dentists to diagnose more effectively and efficiently. CAD/CAM, computer-aided diagnosis systems, can even be used to screen for other health concerns such as:

  • Bone density and osteoporosis
  • Diagnosing maxillary sinusitis
  • Oral cancer screenings
  • Diagnosing carotid artery calcification

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Feeling the Familiar Zing of Root Sensitivity?

Root sensitivity can creep up on you! It may hit you when you are enjoying that ice cold beverage with that zinging sensation. What causes this? Should you contact your dentist if it goes away quickly? Here is what you need to know about root sensitivity and how to manage it.

What Causes My Tooth to Feel Sensitive?

There are actually a few different factors that can contribute to root sensitivity such as:

  • Clenching and grinding your teeth, also known as bruxism
  • Breakdown of an old dental restoration - sensitivity could indicate decay underneath
  • Brushing too vigorously can cause root exposure and sensitivity
  • A dental infection in the root, or pulp of your tooth
  • Gum disease

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Healthy Eating for Your Body and Your Smile

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You've heard it time and time again - eat more fruits and vegetables. You should focus on a balanced diet. We know this is good for our bodies and our overall health; however, did you know that eating more fruits and veggies also benefits your oral health? It's true! Here's what you need to know.

How Fruits and Vegetables Improve Oral Health

Eating fruits and vegetables actually helps to neutralize the acids in your mouth that eat away at your enamel and cause tooth decay. They also increase saliva flow, which helps to wash away food debris and other plaque causing particles. Saliva can also remineralize teeth that have been affected by ...

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These 3 Details Make the Difference between a Good Dentist and a Great Dentist

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As you research new dentists in your area, you may find that your final decision as to who is right for your family can be a tough one. Most dentists do a good job and want to make patients feel comfortable, satisfied, and healthy. After all, most people who go into the healthcare field, including dentists, genuinely want to help others.

It can be hard, especially if you truly value your oral health and appearance, to distinguish between the good dentists and the truly great ones without a deeper dive. 

In addition to feeling comfortable and satisfied with the work your dentist does, you should also see advanced technology, a sense of ...

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Reasons Why Dental Bonding Might Be Right for You

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With today’s modern cosmetic dentistry, there are many options that can improve the look of your smile. Some people might be thinking of complicated, expensive procedures, but the truth is, many cosmetic dentistry procedures can dramatically improve the look of your smile quickly and at a lower cost than you might expect. Dental bonding is one of them.

Dental bonding can be the ideal solution for those who have teeth with gaps or whose teeth are misshapen, chipped, or cracked. Let’s take a look at some reasons dental bonding at our Webster Groves, MO office might be right for you.

What Flaws Can Dental Bonding Correct?

The dental bonding process uses a resin ...

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