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5 Things You Can Expect During Your Dental Implant Consultation

July 11, 2022

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Patient during their dental implant consultation.

When it comes to replacing missing teeth, dental implants are one of the absolute best treatment solutions available! These awesome little implants can effectively restore the look, feel, and functionality of your smile, and a consultation with your dentist is the first step to getting started. However, you might feel a little nervous and uncertain about this appointment; but you have absolutely nothing to worry about! Keep reading to learn about five things you can expect during your dental implant consultation and why following through with the implant process is worth it.


5 Factors That Affect the Cost of Dental Implants

July 5, 2022

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Image of dental implants inside of a mouth.

When it comes to replacing missing teeth, dental implants are in a complete class of their own! These awesome little implants can effectively restore the look, feel, and functionality of your smile and provide you with an unparalleled boost in confidence. That said, you might be wondering about the price tag for such an incredible treatment option. Keep reading to learn more about 5 of the key factors that determine the cost of dental implants.


5 Things You Should NOT Do After Dental Implant Surgery

March 8, 2022

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woman smiling and drinking with a straw

The best method to replace missing teeth is to get dental implants. They’ll provide the ultimate support for your jawbone, allowing you to enjoy the full function of a permanent smile again! However, to make sure your procedure is a success, there are certain ways you can keep them safe. Read on to learn five things you should not do after a dental implant surgery.


5 Reasons to Be Thankful for Dental Implants

November 18, 2021

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Woman smiling with dental implants

The holidays are nearly here, so there is bound to be something that you are looking forward to. Whether you enjoy stringing lights around your home, singing along to the cheerful jingles, or enjoying the cuisine that the season has to offer, there is something for everyone! There are so many things to be grateful for – especially if you have dental implants. Read on to learn about all the different reasons why you should be thankful for your restoration!


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!


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!


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!


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.


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.


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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