Blog Posts in 2014

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What Is Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal disease is another name for gum disease. It occurs when plaque and bacteria become trapped beneath the gum line and can lead to a long list of dental health complications. It's ...
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Tips for Preventing Tooth Loss

Tooth loss is a common problem seen by dentists, but it's not unavoidable. There are many things you can do to prevent tooth loss and avoid the complications and inconveniences that come with it, ...
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How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Improve Your Smile

Do you hesitate to show off your smile? Do you wish that your teeth were whiter or straighter or shaped differently? If so, help is available with cosmetic dentistry. There are many different ...
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Surprising Benefits of Dental Implants

Same-day dental implants do much more than improve the aesthetics of your smile. They can actually improve your quality of life. When you are missing teeth, the new gaps in your room allow the ...
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Spotlight on the All-On-4 Dental Implant Procedure

If you are missing teeth, you might not like the idea of waiting months for the dental implant procedure to be complete. Luckily, same-day dental implants give you the results you want without all of ...
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Benefits of Replacing Your Missing Teeth

Whenever possible, a dentist will do everything he or she can to save a patient's natural teeth. Sometimes losing on or more teeth is unavoidable, though. Thanks to new advancements in dental ...
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What to Do About Your Single Missing Tooth

If you are missing one tooth, your St. Louis dentist can use an all-ceramic crown on a dental implant to instantly restore the look and feel of your natural smile. These implants serve as both a root ...
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Give Us Feedback!

If you've had a positive experience with us at West County Dental then let us know how you feel about our great family dental practice in St. Louis on our Google Plus page!
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Exploring Your Dental Cosmetic Surgery Options

There's no reason to suffer in silence with a smile you're not proud to flash. Your dentist can offer a range of cosmetic dentistry solutions to help you achieve your best-ever grin. Watch ...
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Understanding Dental Implants

Whether you have a single missing tooth or need to replace several teeth, dental implants can be a great alternative to dentures. Your dentist roots dental implants into your jaw using a structure ...
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The Advantages of Sedation Dentistry

Are you one of the many people who postpone or completely avoid to your dentist serving St. Louis because of fear? Dental phobia is a common problem, but help is available if only you talk to your ...
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Getting Ready for Your Root Canal

Root canals get a bad rap. Patients often fear this procedure before actually having it, but your dentist can tell you that it's really a simple process that usually doesn't cause any more ...
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All About Laser Dentistry [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you're like many people, going to a dentist serving St. Louis for a filling or periodontal disease treatment may not be high on your list of favorite things. However, thanks to laser dentistry, ...
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Are Dental Veneers Right for You?

If you are unhappy with the appearance of your smile, ask your dentist serving St. Louis if dental veneers could help you get the smile you've always wanted. Veneers offer a long-term solution for ...
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Check out our 5 Star Dental Review

Check out our 5 Star Dental Review on Google+ . At West County Dental, we make sure we take the best care of our patients. If you've had a great experience with us, please share it via a review.
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What to Expect From Your Oral Surgery

Oral surgery can be used to resolve a wide range of dental health problems, from impacted canines to oral cancer. Before your procedure, your St. Louis oral surgeon will review the details of the ...
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The Benefits of Single Tooth Replacement

If you have a missing tooth or are about to lose a tooth with a damaged root, then single tooth replacement could be an ideal solution for you. This method of replacement, which is completed with same ...
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The Steps of Choosing a Dentist

The Steps of Choosing a Dentist A dentist isn't like a grocery store or auto repair shop—you can't just go to the one nearest you or on the corner where you work. You need to take some ...
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A Look at Dental Veneers

If you want a more durable, effective solution for changing the color of your teeth than standard whitening, talk to your dentist serving St. Louis about veneers. Veneers can permanently change the ...
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A Patient's Guide to Porcelain Dental Veneers

A Patient's Guide to Porcelain Dental Veneers Thanks to advancements in tooth restoration technology, dental porcelain can be sculpted to closely replicate the look and feel of natural tooth ...
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Teeth in a Day: Same-Day Cosmetic Dentistry [INFOGRAPHIC]

Cosmetic dentistry can give you a smile you're proud to show off, but some people shy away from getting the procedures they want because they can't commit the time needed for multiple ...
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The Benefits of Same Day Crowns

The Benefits of Same Day Crowns Getting crowns used to be an expensive and time-consuming endeavor. Fortunately, advancements in tooth restoration technology make it possible for your St. Louis ...
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Tips for Choosing a Dentist

Tips for Choosing a Dentist There are a lot of dentists to choose from in St. Louis, but some are better than others. You should take every precaution to ensure that your dentist is experienced, ...
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West County Dental Patient Review

See what patients have to day about West County Dental in this 5- star Healthgrades review!
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What is Oil Pulling?

Oil pulling seems to be one of the latest and greatest craze, said to benefit oral health and systemic health. What is oil pulling? Where did this craze come from? What are the benefits, and are they ...
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