Do It Yourself Braces & Why They Are A Bad Idea

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Arnold MO Dentist Notes – Do It Yourself Braces Are Hazardous To Your Health While a perfect smile is a symbol of status and physical beauty, the way many people have chosen to go about obtaining one has been detrimental to their health. The cost of braces certainly aren’t cheap, and individuals are now taking […]

Fruit That Extends The Lifespan of Resin Fillings

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Extend The Life of Your Fillings By Snacking On This Common Household Fruit! According to a federal report, over 90 percent of adult’s ages 20 to 64 have cavities.  Replacing fillings can not only be time consuming, but expensive when costs add up. A new study completed at the University Of Illinois Chicago College Of […]

What’s Up with All that Poking at My Gums During Cleaning?

Have you ever wondered why your dentist starts rattling off a series of numbers to the hygienist in the middle of your cleaning? 2, 2, 3, 2, 4, 5! What’s going on there? What your dentist is doing is checking the depth of gum tissue pockets that surround your tooth. It’s a proactive way to […]

Another Dental Anesthesia Option Coming Soon to STL

The FDA has recently approved a nasal anesthesia for those looking to avoid the needle.  Of an estimated 250 million injections given to dental patients annually this new needless option could be used in nearly 70-80 million of those situations, “as reported by Steve Merrick, CEO of ST. Renatus”. As effective on the upper teeth […]