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Taking Care of Baby Teeth

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It is often easy to overlook the dental health of our young children. "They only have baby teeth that will fall out in a few years, right?" is a question asked by many parents. Baby teeth are not only crucial to the development and health of permanent teeth, but instilling good dental hygiene at a young age will promote good habits as children get older. There are many things that parents overlook when taking care of their child's baby teeth. Here a few tips to help prevent tooth decay and encourage a dental hygiene routine

Tips of Baby Tooth Care

  • Ditch the bottle! Try to have your child switch from ...

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How to Choose the Best Cosmetic Treatment for Your Esthetic Issue

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Does something about your smile make you feel self-conscious? If you are like most people, you admire a beautiful smile. If yours could use some sprucing up, contact our Webster Groves, MO dental office to schedule a cosmetic dentistry consultation. At your consultation, Dr. Wenzel will go over potential treatment options for you to achieve the results you want for your smile. We offer the full range of cosmetic treatments for everything from small, annoying flaws like chips in your teeth, to more serious concerns about the alignment of your teeth.

Cosmetic Options

Dr. Wenzel will take your oral health into account, as well. In order for cosmetic dentistry to be a ...

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Don't Let Your 2016 Dental Benefits Go To Waste!

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As 2016 comes to a close and days are filled with family and holiday activities, it's important to keep dental health in mind! Most dental benefits expire at the end of each calendar year, have you taken advantage of all cleaning(s), exam(s) and x-ray(s) for 2016? While each plan is different and only your insurance provider can advise on exactly what you're entitled to annually, we're happy to answer any questions we can, and most importantly want to get you in for remaining appointments before the end of 2016! Please call our office today to schedule: 314-918-9666

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How to Choose the Best Treatment to Whiten Your Teeth

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Everybody wants to have nice, white teeth, but age and the foods we eat can cause our enamel to appear stained and yellow. There are many different treatments marketed that promise to whiten your teeth. How do you know what is the best treatment for you? Let's break down some of the options out there.

Types of Teeth Whitening

  • Whitening toothpaste - Whitening toothpaste is relatively inexpensive and makes the claim to whiten your teeth within weeks. Unfortunately, many times there is little to no improvement. It is more effective to be mindful of brushing your teeth immediately after consuming beverages and food that may cause stains, such as tea, coffee, red ...

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Protecting your Teeth from Wear and Tear

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Let’s face it. Our teeth impact many aspects of our lives - from the way we to talk and smile to how we eat. They are vital to our health and our self-confidence. It is imperative to maintain regular oral hygiene to keep our teeth in tip-top shape. However, even the best oral hygiene does not always keep us free from potential problems. Some of us are simply more predisposed because of our genetics, but did you know that even healthy diets can affect our teeth? As we age and our teeth sustain more wear and tear, certain foods may contribute to some of the problems we ...

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Preparing Your Child For A Dental Appointment

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Going to the dentist can be very unsettling for many young children. A dentist looking inside a child's mouth, as well as unfamiliar objects and noises, can be scary for the child. Many adults who have a fear of the dentist had a traumatic dental experience as a child. Doing everything possible to make your child comfortable now will help them be more at ease as an adult. If you know your child is very nervous, there are several different things you can do to prepare for the appointment to help your child overcome anxiety.

 

Helping Your Child Overcome ...

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How Cleanings Can Lower Your Risk For Heart Disease

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Going to the dentist for bi-annual cleanings can seem time consuming. With how fast time flies, you may feel you just went to the dentist for a cleaning by the time you are due for your next one. It can be difficult to work around your schedule for the appointment, but taking the time to do so is good for your overall health, not just oral health. Even the best brushers and flossers need regular cleanings to keep their mouths in tip-top shape.

 

At cleanings, dentists and hygienists help diagnose gum ...

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