Even a Minor Dental Fracture Might Be Repaired by a Filling

If you grind your teeth at night on a regular basis or if you have a bad habit of improvising your teeth as tools, you are at increased risk of suffering a dental fracture on one of your teeth. Even if this doesn’t distress the tooth directly, the damaged tooth enamel could come to foster… Read more »

A Loosened Crown Needs Timely Dental Care

Crown restorations are typically cemented onto the anchoring abutment in your mouth with a very strong dental adhesive. This is intended to hold them in your mouth with the strength and integrity of the original tooth. Yet it is possible for bacterial complications from gum disease or a dental trauma to affect this bond. If… Read more »

A Partial Can Replace the Presence and Function of Multiple Knocked-Out Teeth

Athletes participating in contact sports without the protection of a quality mouthguard are at a very high risk of suffering severe oral trauma. If multiple teeth are knocked out by a hard blow to the face, it often compromises the integrity of the teeth or the bone structure of the underlying socket. When this happens,… Read more »

A Severe Dental Trauma Might Need Treatment with a Bridge

Athletes who participate in contact sports as well as mistakenly forgo using a mouthguard during practice or games are at heightened risk of suffering an oral injury or dental trauma. If a blow to the face causes a severe dental fracture, you should not delay in seeking treatment at Stanford Dental. If the root of… Read more »

Protecting Your Oral Health

There are a number of things you can do every day to protect your hard-earned smile and support your oral health. While Dr. James Stanford and our team are here to support all of your oral care needs, your daily habits and lifestyle will greatly impact the strength of your smile. Healthy teeth and gums are created… Read more »

You Really Need to Floss

We’re reminded at every dental appointment that flossing is an oral health activity we just can’t afford to miss. Yet only four in ten adults floss on a regular basis – the recommended once-per-day schedule. That’s a bit scary when you take into account that flossing really is essential to lasting, outstanding oral health. But… Read more »

Understanding Your Treatment and Restoration Options for a Dental Fracture

Dental fractures can occur from several different sources. This could be something mundane like crunching on ice or grinding your teeth. At the same time, a dental fracture could occur from an oral trauma like a blow to the face. Even if the tooth doesn’t cause heightened sensitivity or pain, Dr. James Stanford still advocates… Read more »

Don’t Let a Root Canal Scare You from Having a Healthy Smile

Root canal therapy is one of the most common ailments corrected by dentists everywhere. Indeed, millions of teeth every year are saved because of a root canal coming to the rescue. Our Stanford Dental team is proud to be able to help our patients in Ballwin, Missouri suffering from tooth problems recover their healthy smile…. Read more »

How Dental Veneers Can Transform Your Smile

Do you have teeth that are chipped or stained, or somehow less than perfect? Does smiling make you feel self-conscious of your appearance? If so, Dr. James Stanford and our experienced team at Stanford Dental are here to help! We offer porcelain dental veneers for our patients in Ballwin, Missouri and the surrounding areas who… Read more »

Nitrous Oxide: Making You Smile during Your Dental Treatments

Do you experience dental anxiety, or dental phobia when receiving dental treatments? If so, you are not alone. The truth is, many people worry about going to their dentist for treatment because they feel vulnerable sitting in the chair while someone hovers over them taking care of their dental issues. At Stanford Dental, Our dentist, Dr. James… Read more »