Dental Care Services in St. Louis
Special Update from West County Dental
We maintain a clean environment by disinfecting the office before and after each patient as we follow the universal protocol. In addition, we monitor the sterilization process of our instruments for each and every patient. We have always done this however in this challenging time it’s important for you to hear our pledge for a safe setting while we care for you.
Serving St. Louis for More Than 15 Years
On behalf of St. Louis dentist, Pete Spalitto D.D.S, PC, and the entire team at West County Dental, we’d like to introduce you to a better dental experience. In fact, we want to be your St. Louis dentist for life—and thanks to the comprehensive array of services, there’s absolutely no reason for you to go anywhere else! Call us at (314) 821-2712 to reserve your new patient experience!
Who would have thought going to the dentist could be so enjoyable?
Since first opening our doors more than a decade ago, West County Dental has been a “health-driven practice.” We believe in education and prevention. By utilizing the latest in dental technology, such as Laser Dentistry, we can enhance the overall comfort and convenience of each visit. Along with our laser treatments, we offer services that ease swollen gums, sensitive teeth, and tooth pain. For patients who are deathly afraid of the dentist, we offer a wide array of sedation dentistry options to make your dental visit painless. In addition, for those who don’t have time to come back week after week after week, we offer crowns in a day—which is precisely what it sounds like!
Our standard dental services include:
- General Dentistry
- Cleaning and Prevention
- Sedation Dentistry
- Same Day Dental Implants
- Same Day Crowns
- Periodontal Disease Treatment
- Cosmetic Dentistry
- Oral Surgery
- Laser Dentistry
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