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Crowns & Bridges

Crowns and bridges are restorative techniques used to repair or replace a tooth. A crown is used to repair a damaged tooth that cannot be repaired by a filling. The damage may be due to decay, accident, wear, or grinding. The procedure for a crown requires two appointments. During the first appointment, the tooth …
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Dentures

Do I Need Dentures? If most or all of your teeth are missing or severely decayed, dentures may be needed to restore your smile, health and speech. The dentists in our O’Fallon dental office design dentures that remarkably resemble natural teeth. Advances in dental technology provide us the opportunity to custom-fit dentures that restore bite …
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Root Canals

Root canals are a much maligned dental procedure, but with a gentle, experienced dentist they need not be feared. A root canal is necessary when the pulp in the root of a tooth becomes diseased and dies. The pulp provides nutrients to the tooth and if the diseased pulp is not removed, it can cause …
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Tooth-Colored Restorations

White fillings are one of the best ways to improve the health of your smile. Many of us have a mouthful of outdated fillings from the dark ages of dentistry. Dark, unattractive, mercury-silver fillings dot the mouths of millions of people who would otherwise have beautiful smiles. These old …
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