Blog Posts in February, 2015

Tips for Coping with Dental Anxiety

Varying levels of dental fear or anxiety are pretty common problems that keep far too many people from getting the oral care they need. If you struggle with these issues, keep reading to find out how ...
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Treating an Abscessed Tooth

An abscessed tooth is an infection in the pulp that can be treated with root canal therapy. The pulp of the tooth houses nerves and blood vessels that nourish the tooth. Tooth decay can reach the pulp ...
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The Stages of Gum Disease

Periodontal disease is a serious oral health issue that can lead to negative side effects in your mouth and throughout the rest of your body. The best way to avoid gum disease is to truly understand ...
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Take a Bite Out of Dental Anxiety with Sedation [INFOGRAPHIC]

Has fear been keeping you out of the dental chair? Don't worry—you're not alone. Millions of Americans have anxiety about going to the dentist, and many people in that group are so ...
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Meet Dr. Pete Spalitto

West County Dental is able to offer our patients such personalized services because of our dental team. With some of the best dentists in St. Louis, we give our patients the oral care they need to ...
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