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How NOT to floss and how TO floss

In this video our dental hygienist, Andrea, uses a little humor to show you how NOT to floss and how TO floss correctly. We are shocked to find that a lot of our patients have never had a dental office explain to them the proper way to floss. We are always here and ready to teach every one of our patients at each appointment the proper way to floss, with our C method. As you know, flossing is one of the most important, if not THE most important, step to your home-care routine. We want to make sure that when you are investing the time to floss, that you are ...

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2019 New Years Resolutions

What is your New Years resolution?

  • Fixing your smile (we can help!)
  • Having a more active lifestyle
  • Getting a degree
  • Being present 

We put together this fun video showing our staff New Year Resolutions for 2019. We know statistically 80% of New Years resolutions fail by February, but we love the idea of being mindful of areas of growth we would like to accomplish for ourselves. Remember that it is not about perfection in life but about progression. Watch below and even if you don't make them, maybe this year we can take one area in our lives to focus on improving... and hey, if it doesn't pan out, there's always next year :)

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Soak the Doc ~ 30 Day Water Drinking Challenge Recap

This summer we participated as a dental family in the Soak the Doc challenge. We charged our patients and staff to drink 100 ounces of water every day for 30 days. We know that your oral health is directly linked to your overall health. That is why we are putting an emphasis not only on teeth but on body health this year. Watch to see what we took away from our challenge.

 

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5 Facts About Dental Crowns

A dental crown is a “jacket,” or cap, for damaged, weakened, or badly decayed teeth. If your dentist determines that you need a dental crown in Manchester, MO, you may wonder what it involves.

1. Dental Crowns Preserve Natural Teeth

In certain situations, such as trauma or severe infection, a tooth cannot be saved. However, a dentist’s top priority is always preserving your natural teeth. When it’s possible to do so, your dentist will encase a problematic tooth structure in a hard shell made of porcelain or composite material. This restoration treatment protects a tooth from fracturing or decaying further. Dentists also use dental crowns on teeth that have had root canals ...

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How to Promote Your Child’s Dental Health

Every parent worries about their child getting cavities. In fact, cavities are the most common chronic disease in children aged 6 to 11 years and adolescents aged 12 to 19 years. Once decay begins in baby teeth, permanent teeth are at risk. Losing a baby teeth to decay means permanent teeth may come in misaligned.

Since cavities are mostly preventable, what can you to help your child’s oral health? In addition to researching children’s dentistry in Manchester, MO, check out these tips for helping your child at home.

Clean Teeth Between Meals

This is the most obvious way to promote your child’s dental health, but it’s at the top of the list for ...

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Early Visits With Your Dentist Help to Form Good Life Long Oral Habits!

Kid Brushing Teeth | Stanford Dental

As a parent, you want to set your child up for success in their lives! You're probably thinking of a healthy, well-balanced diet and choosing the right extracurricular activities or lessons, but what about their oral health? You want your child to feel comfortable visiting the dentist and know that it's not a scary place, while also learning how important their oral health is, right? Then it's a good idea to bring your child in for routine visits with your dentist early on. 

What Happens During a First Dental Visit?

Dr. Stanford likes children to start coming to the office around age three unless parents have any concerns early on. At this ...

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Giving Back this Holiday- Affordable Christmas

 

This year we are giving back by partnering with Mission St. Louis and Affordable Christmas to help provide Christmas gifts to those in need. 

How does it work?

Affordable Christmas is a dignified way to allow families to purchase their own gifts for their families at extremely discounted prices. Selected families will come to The Journey Church on Saturday, December 8th to shop for the own children.
 

How can you help?

We are collected new, unwrapped gifts for these families in need on our office. You may drop off your gifts any time during regular office hours by Wednesday, December 5th.
 

What toys should I buy?

Amazon wish list: 

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