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Stewart E. Moreland, D.M.D., L.L.C. Blog

Are You Experiencing a Dental Emergency? Learn the Signs Ahead of Time!

March 14, 2020

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A man debating on seeing a dentist for an emergency.When you have a medical emergency, it’s typically pretty obvious. Whether you’re experiencing severe discomfort, you have a bad illness that’s making it impossible for you to function throughout the day, or you suffered an injury while playing sports, you know when it’s time to go to the emergency room or doctor. However, dental emergencies can be more difficult to confirm. With the help of a dentist/oral surgeon, that changes today!

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What Procedures Does an Oral Surgeon Perform?

February 19, 2020

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A smiling oral surgeon in St. Louis posing and smiling.

When we think about dentists and the treatments they provide, we tend to think about exams, cleanings, X-rays and other common services you’d expect. However, we often don’t consider the more complex treatments that dentists will sometimes offer in-house as well, such as tooth extractions, whether they are for a damaged tooth or problematic wisdom teeth. These treatments as well as many others are actually best suited for an oral surgeon in St. Louis rather than a dentist. Read on to learn when you should see an oral surgeon instead of a general dentist!

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Don’t Wait Until School Starts to Have Wisdom Teeth Removed!

August 3, 2019

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Impacted wisdom toothSchool’s nearly back in session, and for parents of teenagers, that means shopping for clothes and supplies. But it also means that soon your young scholar will have a lot less free time for important medical appointments. If you think your teenager will need a wisdom tooth extraction in the near future, then seeing the oral surgeon in Des Peres before summer ends could save everyone a lot of time and trouble in the long run!

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Why Dental Implants are Worth the Drive

July 17, 2019

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Dental implant

Missing teeth can be a major source of embarrassment and keep you from going out in public or spending time with friends and loved ones. Considering dental implants in Des Peres to fill the gaps in your teeth but do not know where to turn? At his private practice – located just a few minutes’ drive from Des Peres – Dr. Stewart E. Moreland restores and rejuvenates patients’ smiles with high-quality dental implants that replace both the visible part of teeth and the tooth root structure. Want to know more? Here is why it’s worth making the short drive to the office of Dr. Moreland to restore your smile.

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Forget to Floss? A Dentist in Frontenac Says Gum Health is Tied to Alzheimer’s

April 8, 2019

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a woman with unhealthy gumsIf you’ve ever watched a loved one battle Alzheimer’s, you know the pain and heartache it brings. To watch someone you’ve known your whole life slowly forget how to perform daily tasks and eventually, forget who you are, it is tragic and devastating. While researchers still don’t know the exact causes of this horrible disease, it has been discovered that there’s a link between gum health and brain function. To better understand, your dentist in Frontenac explains how your oral health can play a role in the possible development of Alzheimer’s.

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How to Find the Best Oral Surgeon in St. Louis

November 3, 2018

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Woman smiling in dentist's chair.Whether you need your wisdom teeth pulled or an expert tooth replacement, oral surgeons often have the necessary training and experience to give you the best solution. However, finding the right oral surgeon in St. Louis can be tough. Keep reading to learn what to look for to make sure you pick the best surgeon for you.

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Welcome to Our New Website!

October 10, 2018

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welcome sign for new dental website

Have you noticed something different around here lately? As part of our continuous effort to improve the patient experience of all our guests, we recently completed a makeover of our dental website. Now, our website shares more custom photos and tells more of our story. At the same time, it includes the latest technology and makes us more accessible to everyone on the Internet. To learn more about the details behind the change, read on! (more…)