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Top 3 Myths About Root Canals

Root Canal Therapy | Chesterfield MO

There is nothing like the words “root canal” to send fear into the hearts of dental patients everywhere. The truth is, however, that there is a lot of needless anxiety surrounding root canal treatment. Getting a root canal is actually a good thing because it can save your tooth from possible extraction.

Before you believe all the bad press surrounding root canals, let’s take a look at the myths about this dental procedure.

Myth 1—Getting a Root Canal Is Painful

One of the primary reasons for getting a root canal in the first place is because a tooth is causing a lot of pain—usually an infection in the tooth root. The pain ...

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Want a Great Dental Appointment? Choose a Friendly and Experienced Dentist!

Dentist Appointment | Chesterfield Vally Dental

Choosing the right health care providers is an important consideration. You hope to choose caring, yet friendly, providers whom you can trust and work with for years to come.

The same is true of your dentist.

If you have a family to consider, you'll want to find a family dentist who can meet the needs of everyone in your family, even the smallest members! You may also want a provider who offers advanced or specialized services if you're considering changing the appearance of your smile.

In addition to our friendly nature and our personalized focus on our patients, Chesterfield Valley Dental, your family dentist in Chesterfield, MO, has much to offer!

Family ...

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Cosmetic Issues Fixed with Dental Bridges

Cosmetic Issues Fixed with Dental Bridges | Chesterfield Valley Dental

The unfortunate reality of a missing tooth is that it typically leads to more tooth loss. This happens because when your root is missing, your bone has nothing to support and it begins to deteriorate.

When you're missing one or more of your teeth, daily life becomes challenging. The good news is that you have options! You may benefit from a dental bridge at our Chesterfield, MO, dental practice, and Dr. Robert Rahm can help!

What Is a Dental Bridge?

For patients missing one or more adjacent teeth, a dental bridge may be ideal. Using crowns as anchors to your healthy teeth, a bridge literally fills in the gap with naturally ...

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3 Signs That Could Mean You Need Oral Surgery

 Oral Surgery | Chesterfield Valley Dental

We know that nobody likes to think about oral surgery. Chesterfield, MO dentist Dr. Robert Rahm doesn’t recommend surgery unless he believes it’s truly in the best interest of a patient’s long-term health.

While many common concerns can be treated with less invasive alternatives, the fact remains that sometimes surgery truly is your best bet.

If you’ve been experiencing any of these issues, please call Chesterfield Valley Dental today for an evaluation and consultation with Dr. Rahm to determine the best course of action to restore your health and your comfort.

 

1. You are missing one or more teeth.

Missing teeth don’t always mean surgery, but surgical dental implant placement is often the

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Matching the Right Cosmetic Procedure to Your Oral Care Needs

The Right Cosmetic Procedure | Chesterfield Valley Dental

Have you considered making a cosmetic improvement to your smile?

There can be a lot to consider when deciding which treatment will help you meet your goals. The best way to find out is to call Chesterfield Valley Dental to schedule a consultation with Dr. Robert Rahm, your cosmetic dentist in Chesterfield, MO, who will listen carefully to your needs and your concerns and recommend a personalized treatment plan to help you achieve a beautiful smile.

At our practice, we offer a number of cosmetic treatments to help you transform your smile, including:

 

Custom Professional Teeth Whitening

We offer a variety of KöR Teeth Whitening systems in our office, that ...

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Hola from Santo Domingo!

Implant Dentist | Chesterfield St. Louis

Two weeks ago, I spent several days in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on a missionary trip to place implants on those who were in need.

This was the culminating weekend to my five-weekend implant continuing education course which I began in late January. Many of my patients heard me talking about my quick weekend trips to Chicago or Washington, D.C. to attend this course. Between the ...

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Kicking off our Summer Awareness Campaign- Don't Rush Your Brush!

Don't Rush Your Brush Take the Brushing Challenge Chesterfield Dentist

The Little Things

This summer we're focused on helping our patients improve their preventative dental care routine and remember that it all starts with the little things - just brushing twice daily for two minutes is still the most effective way to prevent decay. A quick 30-second brush on your way out the door in the morning just isn't quite enough. Many electric toothbrushes will automatically run for two minutes. Most of them will beep every 30 seconds, telling you to switch to a different quadrant of your mouth, spending equal time on each section. If you're ...

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