Welcome to Chesterfield Valley Dental

We are locally owned by Dr. Robert Rahm, a Chesterfield resident. If you're looking for a dentist who is invested in your lifetime care, you've come to the right place. Dr. Rahm offers a patient focused practice for the quality conscious and will see you and your family year after year.

  • “I always have a great experience visiting Dr. Rahm's office. His staff is friendly and and the atmosphere is inviting. I recommend Dr. Rahm to all our family and friends.”
  • “Very good, comfortable & friendly serviceOne of the better more comfortable crown preps and the Netflix while in the chair was a nice touch!”
  • “Chesterfield Valley Dental Group to me was a wonderful experience. The staff were all kind and extremely helpful and couldn't be nicer. The Dr. Was wonderful as well!!! Im looking forward to my next visits to come!!!Thanks everyone for making my visit a memorable one!!!!”
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Dr. Robert Rahm
Robert L. Rahm, DDS
Chesterfield Valley Dental

Dr. Rahm really enjoys getting to know his patients personally - it's the best part of his day! Many of our patients are friends, neighbors, family and other members of our schools and community. His goal is to personally care for each patient as he would his own friend or family member. He believes in patients having a dentist to care for them over a lifetime and is proud to be a local small business owner in our community.read more

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The Truth Behind 5 Common Dental Misconceptions

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There are a lot of misconceptions floating around about dentists and dentistry. Many of these myths actually keep patients from seeing the dentist on a regular basis, which can lead to bigger problems. Here are some of the common misconceptions we often hear, and your Chesterfield, MO dentist shares the truth.You Don't Need to Floss If You Are Brushing Twice a DayUntrue! Brushing consistently twice every day is important, but it doesn't protect your teeth from the decay and cavities that can develop in between your teeth. Only flossing can do this.I Don't Need to See the Dentist if My Teeth Look and Feel FineFalse! The best time to schedule ...

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Veneers Can Give You a Movie Star Caliber Smile

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Just because you weren’t born with a movie-star perfect smile doesn’t mean you can’t get one. In fact, many of those perfectly straight, even celebrity smiles are likely a result of cosmetic dentistry procedures such as porcelain veneers. The good news is that you too can get a beautiful smile through porcelain veneers.Talk to your Chesterfield, MO dentist Dr. Robert Rahm if your teeth are crooked, chipped, or stained to find out if porcelain veneers are a good option for you!Veneers—an Easy Way to Improve Your SmileVeneers are thin translucent shells that fit over the fronts of your teeth. Veneers can camouflage a host of dental problems, including ...

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Professional Teeth Whitening: Your Best Choice for a Bright Smile

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As we get older, our teeth start to lose their natural whiteness. Our lifestyles can also speed up the process if we partake in habits such as using tobacco products or drinking coffee.If you’ve noticed that your teeth are starting to look more yellow than white, you might want to consider teeth whitening at your Chesterfield dentist. At Chesterfield Valley Dental, we offer teeth whitening for a bright and white smile you can’t help but want to show the world.How Tooth Whitening WorksWe recommend you have a complete teeth cleaning before undergoing the teeth whitening procedure. A professional cleaning will ensure your teeth are free of plaque and ...

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Should You Put Down Your Glass?

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Most of us are aware that sugar is harmful to our teeth. Avoiding sugary foods and beverages will help prevent tooth decay, but did you know that some drinks are a double-edged sword for your teeth because of carbonation or high acidity? Let's take a look at what some of the worst beverages for your teeth are and why.The Culprits for Tooth DecayDark Colas - These are the worst because they combine a triple threat of sugar, acidity, and carbonation, which all work together beautifully to erode tooth enamel.Energy Drinks - Typically these beverages are very high in sugar, and some are carbonated.Tonic or Sparkling Water - The carbonation that adds ...

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What You Don’t Know About Root Canals Could Be Hurting You

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Most people would agree that root canals are probably the most feared dental procedure around. The truth is, though, that they are also the most misunderstood of all the dental procedures.What many people don’t realize is that a root canal from your Chesterfield dentist is a good thing: A root canal can save your tooth from extraction. The fact is, what you—and most people—don’t know about root canals might actually be hurting you!Root Canals Can Be Quick and PainlessMany people associate the pain of a toothache with the root canal procedure. But the pain of a toothache is actually something that will be relieved the root canal. The ...

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Why a Root Canal Is Actually a Good Thing

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If you have been told that you need a root canal by your Chesterfield, MO dentist, you might be feeling anxiety about the procedure. The sentence “You need a root canal” has been striking fear in the hearts of dental patients for years.But the truth is that root canals have been getting a bad rap all along. A root canal will not only end your toothache pain but it will save your tooth in the process. It might surprise most people to find out that a root canal is not painful. With today’s modern dental technology, getting a root canal is no more painful than getting a filling.Let’s take ...

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Dental Sealants: Smart Cavity Prevention

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What are dental sealants? Are they right for your child? Are they right for you? Dr. Robert Rahm and his team at Chesterfield Valley Dental answer all of your questions about dental sealants.Dental Sealant 101A sealant is a thin layer of protective coating that is "painted" onto the chewing surface, typically your back teeth. The sealant fills in the grooves and pits that tend to occur on these teeth so they are less susceptible to the bacteria and acids that cause tooth decay. Sealants are not permanent, as they will wear away over time.The process starts with ensuring that the surface of the tooth is completely dry, then applying ...

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