Should You Worry About Dental X-rays?

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Providing first rate dental care is much easier for us at Chesterfield Smile Design when we have plenty of data about the dental health of our patients. Pictures are more accurate than written notes. To go a step further: pictures that show what’s going on below the surface of your teeth are worth even more […]

Three Reasons Not to Skip a Dental Checkup

Life gets busy. Sometimes it seems impossible to keep up with everything you need to do. At Chesterfield Smile Design, we understand that. It gets busy for us, too! But we encourage you to think twice before you cancel or postpone a dental checkup because you think it’s less important than the other twenty items […]

Clean Teeth, Happy Mouth

Good dental health means having healthy teeth and gums. Maintaining it is something that you have to work at every day. It can be a real balancing act: using the right oral care products, your personal oral care habits, and seeing the dentist twice a year. Your dental health strategy should include: Daily brushing and […]

Saliva And Dental Health

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In  this blog post from Chesterfield Smile Design we examine saliva, and its role in your dental health. Saliva is mostly water. No surprises there. A small portion of it, though, is made up of enzymes, antibacterial substances, mucus, and minerals. The ideal pH balance of the mouth is maintained by saliva, and pH balance […]

Captivate Audiences Once Again

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Remember when being a gap-toothed five-year-old charmed friends and family? When a lisp was considered precious and endearing? Doesn’t really work for adults. Fortunately, we can replace missing teeth with dental implants, at Chesterfield Smile Designs in Chesterfield MO. Dental implants are titanium posts that are surgically implants into your jaw. An artificial tooth goes […]

The Mark of a Perfect Dentist

It’s easy to find a dentist. A quick Google search, a Yelp review or two, and you’ll have a short list of possibilities. At Chesterfield Smile Designs we’re proud of our positive online reviews. Even so, knowing whether a dentist is right for you can be a little tricky. What traits should you look for? […]

Relax. Your Teeth Will Thank You.

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This post from Chesterfield Smile Design is about stress and your smile. Most people have been warned about the physical effects of stress. Our doctors remind us to protect ourselves from the dangers of unmanaged stress by eating healthy, exercising regularly, and getting adequate sleep. We know that we shouldn’t try to relieve stress with […]