Is the Dentist Speaking your Language?

ven if you have been faithful about scheduling your dental checkups every 6 months for most of your life, it is understandable if you don’t exactly know the difference between a bridge and a partial. Dental terminology, like medical terminology, can sound like another language to the untrained ear. However, if you are in need…

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Need-to-Know Facts about Dental Implants

Missing teeth can rob you of your desire to smile, but living with an embarrassing or aggravating gap between your teeth doesn’t have to be your only option. You can sit down with a dentist in the Saint Charles MO area who can help you to explore your options for replacing the missing tooth. This…

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Easy, Economical Cavity Fighters

Cavities can be a real pain. They’re a leading cause of adult tooth loss, as well as missed school days for kids. Brushing and flossing can help prevent cavities, but sometimes a little extra assistance is needed. In St. Charles MO, Dr. Jeffrey Smith offers easy, economical ways to fight cavities. Everyone’s at Risk Anyone…

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Is Embarrassment Keeping you Away from the Dentist?

If it’s been a long time since you’ve been to the dentist, you might be feeling nervous about sitting through an oral hygiene lecture about the importance of better dental health. Maybe you’re worried about hearing bad news about the condition of your teeth and gums or maybe you just haven’t found a dentist in…

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A Smile Makeover Can Change Everything!

Displeasure with your smile can impact every aspect of your life. Your confidence may suffer because you feel that you just don’t look your best or that all others notice is your flawed smile. When self-esteem plummets, you need a boost to get recharged! A smile makeover from St. Charles MO cosmetic dentist Dr. Jeffrey…

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The Daily Grind that Jeopardizes Your Smile

The medical name for jaw clenching and teeth grinding is bruxism. You might not think that bruxism is a big deal. After all, we all clench our jaws or grind our teeth occasionally — typically due to frustration or anger. But that’s not bruxism. This condition is characterized by chronic clenching and grinding, usually while…

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Sorting Out Invisalign Fact from Fiction

Like most adults who want straighter teeth, you have probably considered the idea of Invisalign at least once over the last few years. It’s easy to see way the procedure is so popular: it’s removable, it’s clear, and it is metal-free. Still, with so much information floating around, how can you sort out the Invisalign…

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Porcelain Veneers Put Your Dream Smile Within Reach

Flawed front teeth can prevent you from smiling. You may think that, because your smile is healthy, there’s no alternative to fix chips, stains, gaps, or other dental blemishes that prevent your smile from looking its best. In St. Charles MO, Dr. Jeffrey Smith gives patients stunning smiles with porcelain veneers. This hand-crafted cosmetic dentistry…

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Common Signs of a Hidden TMJ Problem

The TMJ disorder is one of the most commonly overlooked dental conditions of our time. This is mainly due to the fact that the TMJ (jaw joint) is related to a series of muscle networks and also the supporting structures of the teeth—areas that can’t be easily seen with the naked eye. Unfortunately, the symptoms…

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