I had a great visit from the time I walked in the door,I met a Florissant policemen as I was walking in,his teeth looked great,I know for a fact that policemen are very particular where they go.They were kind enough to get me in just for an emergency adjustment on my partial.I had not gotten my partials there but it was the best fit I had had since I had them. Dr. Weber was my dentist,he was very professional along with the whole staff.Each chair has its own t.v.to make you comfortable.A great group & there Cardinal fans to. GO CARDS Thanks Ed S.
It’s time for our candy corn contest! Get an extra entry for every appointment. Guesses can be submitted online (on our Facebook post). Share the post on Facebook for an extra entry! Winner will be announced on Facebook and will win a $25 gift card!
- Perform oral hygiene at least four times daily, after each meal and before bedtime
- Rinse and wipe oral cavity immediately after meals.
- Brush and rinse dentures after meals.
- Use only toothpaste with fluoride.
- Keep water handy to moisten the mouth at all times.
- Apply prescription-strength fluoride gel at bedtime as prescribed.
- Rinse with a salt and baking soda solution four to six times daily.
- Avoid citrus juices (orange, grapefruit, tomato).
- Avoid liquids and foods with high sugar content.
- Avoid rinses containing alcohol. Use moisturizer regularly on the lips.
- Try salivary substitutes or artificial saliva preparations, which may relieve discomfort by temporarily wetting the mouth and replacing some of the constituents of saliva.
- Use oral pilocarpine as prescribed.
What condition is your mouth in? We hope it’s 100 percent healthy! But if you’re like most people, you’ll probably suffer from at least one dental condition at some point in your life. Dental conditions cover a wide range of mouth problems, from cavities to gum disease to jaw abnormalities. Some dental conditions are preventable, some aren’t. But the more you know about dental conditions, the better chances you have of preventing them — or at the very least, correcting them early.
With so many types of dental conditions that can affect your life, it’s natural that you’d want to know more. If you suffer from tooth decay, gingivitis or any other dental condition, we can help you understand your symptoms and explore your treatment options. No matter what type of dental condition you’re curious about, we have the information you need to help you maintain a healthy smile.
Keep in mind that if you think you have a dental condition, it’s important not to self-diagnose. Only a dentist can determine what type of dental condition you have — and only a dentist can give you the right dental treatments! If you’re prone to putting off treatment, remember: Without treatment, dental conditions can become a painful problem. Dental conditions happen to the best of us, so click on the appropriate link to learn more about what’s plaguing your mouth. Staying informed can help put you on the right track to optimal dental health!
If you struggle with this age old question, hopefully these few words will help you finally decide if you should have your teeth whitened or not.
First off, if cost is your first concern, it should be your last; there are a myriad ways to either work out payment plans or get dental insurance (topics for another article). Your first concern should be your health; there are a few studies pondering if teeth whitening is safe (MailOnline, for example, points to a new law being look at in the UK). For the most part, the many studies that have been done on teeth whitening indicate most all kinds of whitening treatments are safe and pose no risk to your teeth (even the home whitening kinds). Of course you should be careful with how much whitening you do (sensitivity could become an issue) and which type.
There are some different whitening strategies: Discovery Fit and Health gives some home remedies that help whiten your teeth. My favorite one? Chewing on some celery. This goes right along with munching on fruits and vegetables. And of course you could do the ol’ rub baking soda to buff stains away. Keep in mind however, that if you want your smile to be as bright as Mother Nature intended, you will need to see your dentist.
There are a lot of over-the-counter choices available as well. Results from whitening strips can last for up to 4 months (according to WebMD). But, remember these contain a peroxide-based gel, which can be dangerous if a baby or child were to swallow them. There are also (thanks to WebMD again) tray-based tooth whiteners. These involve a tray that is worn for a period of time, depending on the desired results.
In conclusion, if you are a do-it-yourself type of person, whitening your teeth is more than likely something you can do. If, on the other hand you’re like me and prefer to have the experts take care of what they have become experts at, go ahead and make that dental appointment; it will be the quickest, most effective, safest, and done-the-best-way, to get your teeth whitened.
Whatever you decide to do, before embarking on any whitening treatments, be sure to seek the advice of your neighborhood dentist. They are the professionals, and, fully understand the various treatments available for this very visible and affordable cosmetic change to your smile.