Are You Flossing Out Of Fear?

Categories: Dental Health
Dental Health For St Louis Patients

Most Chesterfield, MO area men and women know that flossing is an important part of dental health. The value of this simple yet critical exercise in oral hygiene has been shown time and time again. But does fear have to play a role in your commitment to the practice? Flossing offers a chance to remove […]

What Is Lurking Under Your Gumline?

Categories: General Dentistry
Gum Disease Treatment Chesterfield

Hello Chesterfield residents! Your overall oral health depends not only on healthy teeth but also healthy gums. Proper oral hygiene helps keep both your teeth and gums in good shape. When brushing, hold your toothbrush at a 45-degree angle with the bristle tips aimed at the line where the tooth and gum meet. The bristles […]

Not Happy With Your Chesterfield Dentist?

Categories: General Dentistry
Chesterfield Cosmetic Dentisty

Hello St. Louis dental blog visitors. Whether you stumbled upon this blog by mistake, or clicked here on purpose, welcome! I am Dr. Martin Buchheit. My cosmetic dental practice is called Chesterfield Smile Design. We are located at 14377 Woodlake Dr Ste 205 in Chesterfield. You can find information about my practice, services, and professional […]

To Chew Or Not To Chew In Chesterfield

Categories: General Dentistry
To Chew Or Not To Chew In Chesterfield

Hello Chesterfield gum chewers, today we’re going to talk about that sticky wad in your mouth. You know that it can freshen your breath, but can it really help guard your smile from tooth decay? It really depends on the type of gum. Chewing regular sucrose-based gum can be beneficial in removing bits of food […]

Small Dental Annoyance Or Serious Problem?

Categories: General Dentistry
mouth sores Chesterfield

Today in the Chesterfield dental blog we are going to talk about stomatitis. Stomatitis is dental-speak for something very common: non-specific irritations found in the mouth. Stomatitis is frequently caused by cold sores, gum disease, or even from biting the inside of the mouth (ouch!). Any time the membranes in the mouth become inflamed, they […]

3 Cavity Fighters For Ballwin, MO Kids

Categories: General Dentistry
Ballwin, MO Pediatric and Cosmetic Dentistry

Most Ballwin, MO parents know children’s oral health basics: brush regularly, reduce sugar intake, limit snacking, and get adequate amounts of calcium and Vitamin D. Chesterfield Smile Design recommends three additional tools for preventing cavities in toddlers and children.   Sealants Fluoride supplements Oral rinses Resin dental sealants are applied by your St. Louis dentist. […]

Dental Questions? Chesterfield Smile Design Has Answers

Categories: General Dentistry
sealants Town and Country

Everyone has teeth, and smart dental patients want to take care of their teeth. However, many dental patients in the Chesterfield, Town and Country, and Ballwin, MO area need a place where they can review basic principles of dental health and get straightforward information about popular cosmetic dentistry procedures such as teeth whitening and veneers. […]

Time To Floss In St. Louis

Categories: General Dentistry
Chesterfield Cosmetic Dentistry

Many residents of the Chesterfield, Town and Country, and Ballwin, MO area make excuses that they just don’t have time to floss and that it’s challenging to fit it into their daily schedule. If you’ve found this to be true, here are some ideas for when to fit this essential dental health habit into your […]

Ignoring It Won’t Make It Go Away

Categories: Root Canals
Ignoring It Won't Make It Go Away

Are you a busy Chesterfield resident suffering with a toothache, but ignoring the pain? Have you started chewing on one side of your mouth to avoid your sensitive teeth? Have you stopped drinking hot and cold beverages to alleviate the discomfort? Dental pain is like an unpaid speeding ticket, ignoring it won’t make it go […]

Hiccups In Your Dental Routine

Categories: General Dentistry
Chesterfield cosmetic dental veneers

The most common times people stop to brush their teeth are morning and night – either before or after breakfast, after dinner, or at bedtime. Common concerns that come with this routine involve hiccups in the schedule, from family life, shift work or exhaustion. Sometimes after dinner isn’t super cut and dried. Many St. Louis […]