What’s Your Dental Plan?

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Planning for Success

To achieve the utmost in oral health and a beautiful smile, you need a strategy. If you’re in Florissant, Missouri looking for a smile makeover and need general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry or any number of dental restoration procedures done, your strategy should be: “Contact my professional neighborhood dental practice.” Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS is at your service.

We’ve been serving the Florissant area since 1987. Our highly regarded patients will tell you they can’t get over the way Martin Buchheit and staff repaired and transformed their most critical feature into a dazzling smile. We would love the chance to thrill you, as well.

An Investment In Your Health

If you’re worried about how pricey the work you need could be, don’t worry, you might be pleasantly surprised about the bottom line. Especially, if like many of our nearby St. Louis patients with dental coverage, your insurance picks up a significant portion. But even without insurance, the procedures can be affordable. We have competitive pricing and work to keep the costs reasonable when it comes to Invisalign, restorative dentistry, and dental implants. Let us transform your smile into one that will light up the world.

Here’s the strategy you need: Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS!

During your consultation, we will discuss all of the procedures we offer – from braces to crowns to veneers to bridges. Knowledge is power.

You don’t know dental family until you’ve been here

Contact Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS:

314-837-7744

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

2149 Charbonier Rd
Florissant, Missouri
63033

 

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Hiding Your Smile? Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS Can Help

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Some men and women don’t feel that their smile is an asset, so they do their best to keep it hidden. Pictures, funny movies, jokes, hilarious internet videos—none of these can entice a smile or chuckle.

If this person sounds familiar (because it is you!), then maybe you would like some details about complete smile makeovers.

Don’t be embarrassed! Plenty of people are unwilling to reveal their smiles.

Here at Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS we provide cosmetic dental care for our patients who have issues such as a previous mouth injury, tooth discoloration, poor spacing, chipped teeth, tetracycline stains, crooked teeth, or missing teeth.

Now is the time to get the confident smile that you’ve always wanted!

Many individuals start with teeth whitening. This swiftly creates a brighter smile. It’s a simple procedure, but the results are truly dramatic.

Other procedures that improve the look of your teeth and/or your oral health include dental crowns, dental implants, veneers, enamel shaping, gum contouring, bonding, and more! We can also refer you to an experienced orthodontist if necessary.

I’m Dr. Martin Buchheit and I am devoted to helping my patients enjoy healthy mouths and beautiful smiles.

You don’t know dental family until you’ve been here

Contact Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS:

314-837-7744

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

2149 Charbonier Rd
Florissant, Missouri
63033

 

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You Can’t Afford Cheap Dental Work

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Have you ever gotten a deal on a used car that turned out to be a lemon? After a couple years of endless repairs, you realized that it ended up costing as much as a new car would have. And after spending all that money, you still have a dud.

The same is true of deficient dental work. You have probably received shiny postcard ads that advertise amazing deals on cosmetic dentistry: porcelain veneers, crowns, white fillings, and dental implants. The prices may be tempting, but be certain you do plenty of research before committing. We aren’t trying to imply that all dental practices that proclaim low procedure prices in their ads deliver unsatisfactory work—we are just cautioning patients not to choose a cosmetic dentist based on price alone. Unlike an automobile, you can’t sell your smile and buy a new one.

We will use porcelain veneers as an example. What can go wrong if you fall victim to substandard porcelain veneers?

The dentist may be inexperienced and make mistakes: improper placement, dissatisfactory color matching, bite complications. The materials may be deficient: unnatural color, prone to breaking, veneers pop off. The lab techs that create the restorations may turn out inferior work: unnatural color, poor fit.

If you are considering a smile redesign, communicate with Dr. Martin Buchheit at Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS first.

During your consultation, you will learn about Dr. Buchheit’s years of experience, techniques, specialty training, and the number of procedures performed.  You will learn about the most appropriate materials for the restorations and receive specifics about the dental lab we use. We can also provide references if requested. And, of course, we will discuss how much each service will cost.

We are sure that you will find that our prices are competitive for the exceptional dentistry Dr. Buchheit delivers.

Don’t compromise your smile in an attempt to save some money. You really do get what you pay for.

Contact Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS:

314-837-7744

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

2149 Charbonier Rd
Florissant, Missouri
63033

 

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Quality Dental Care: A Responsible Investment

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Preparing to pay for critical dental work can be a daunting undertaking. The good news is that the rate may be far less than you imagined. Knowing your needs is crucial to planning your budget for dental work.

Trying to Compare

Comparing the price of a dental crown for molars versus the price of a dental crown for smaller teeth or versus a root canal or double root canal can be difficult to extract from many dental facilities in and around Florissant, Missouri. Get the current pricing and understand the role insurance will play in the out-of-pocket expense for your dental visit by calling Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS at 314-837-7744 at your convenience. Our cheerful staff can explain pricing and schedule initial consultation appointments.

Identify Affordable Quality

Martin Buchheit, DDS, has been here since 1987. While the cost of professional care can fluctuate up and down depending on the price of supplies, equipment, and staffing overhead, Dr. Buchheit works very hard to maintain cost-effective, quality care for our unique community in three ways:

  1. Through state-of-the-art training and up-to-date education for staff members.
  2. Through precision work and personal dental care for each and every patient.
  3. Through business management best practices to monitor costs.

The Responsible Investment

Take the responsible step for your comfort, health, and confidence. Don’t be afraid to schedule Invisalign, restorative dentistry, dental implants, root canals, or porcelain veneers. We want you to be confident that affordable, quality dental care is easy and accessible. We want you to understand the importance of immediate care rather than putting it off until it gets worse (and more expensive).

Contact Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS:

314-837-7744

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

2149 Charbonier Rd
Florissant, Missouri
63033

 

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Smile Necessities And Possibilities

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With cosmetic dentistry, Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS creates dazzling smiles for patients.

A cosmetic dental smile makeover doesn’t just make your smile more attractive. It also builds self-confidence. You will be more comfortable in your professional and personal interactions.

Let’s Talk

Not happy with your smile? Schedule a consultation with Dr. Buchheit.

We’ll discuss what is required, what is desired, and what is possible for your smile. That freely revealed smile of childhood can be restored to you.

Then we will design an individualized plan of action.

Call to find out about the cost of various dental services and to schedule a consultation at 314-837-7744. We have competitive costs when it comes to cosmetic dental smile makeovers through cosmetic dental procedures and restorative dentistry.

We’ve been around since 1987. Over the years we have performed many procedures involving general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry.

Restorative dentistry ranges from simple fillings to crowns to dental implants. Cosmetic dentistry is complex. There are many variables that require consideration and experience.

We look forward to meeting your needs on your terms. See you soon!

Contact Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS:

314-837-7744

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

2149 Charbonier Rd
Florissant, Missouri
63033

 

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3 Tips To Make Brushing Count

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Many of Dr. Martin Buchheit’s patients walk in for cosmetic dentistry, general dentistry, or cosmetic dentistry. Many for routine checkups and cleanings. And most really want to know if they are brushing properly. Having patients come for treatment and leave with questions answered—from which toothpaste to buy to proper tools and techniques—is our business. At Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS we are all about educating our patients. Sometimes life is as easy as 1-2-3.

1 Soft Bristle Toothbrush

Gentle brushing will achieve the same results as hard bristle brushing without abrasive damage to gums and gum lines. There is never a good reason to use hard or medium bristle toothbrushes. Better yet, wet the soft bristle toothbrush to be sure the bristles are soft and pliant before brushing.

2 Minutes of Brushing and Flossing

Split the mouth into fourths and spend a good 30 seconds in each quarter. Hit the chewing surfaces, the inside surfaces, the outside surfaces, and gently massage the gums. Be sure to clean the far side of the back tooth that is never visible but can collect food and allow decay to begin. Take two minutes to floss after brushing in the evening to remove any remnants the toothbrush couldn’t coax out and to clean any build-up. You have approximately 32 teeth and 32 gaps to floss clean. Two minutes should do the trick, but adding an extra minute for good measure can’t hurt.

3 Times a Day

Brushing after every meal should remain the goal. This is difficult for many who are not home for the midday meal. To achieve incredible dental hygiene, brushing is a priority one. There are as many toothpaste choices out there as you have teeth; without consistent brushing and flossing, those teeth are facing sure destruction. Don’t misunderstand, toothpaste is vital. Toothpaste acts as the vehicle that collects the debris, keeps the bristles pliable, fluoridates the mouth, freshens the breath, and a myriad of other side jobs. But after every meal, gently removing food debris prevents breakdown on precious tooth surfaces. Even if you don’t use toothpaste after lunch, a quick brush can keep your teeth free of buildup.

Call 205-933-0323
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Visit 2149 Charbonier Rd in Florissant, Missouri 63033
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Here at Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS we understand that nature has dealt crooked teeth, sensitive teeth, and weak teeth to many patients. When you schedule an appointment to meet with Dr. Buchheit, you will be advised on ways to correct your smile.

We provide our patients with the following services and many more: root canals, restorative dentistry, porcelain veneers, Invisalign, and dental implants.

Contact Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS:

314-837-7744

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

2149 Charbonier Rd
Florissant, Missouri
63033

 

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It’s Not About Vanity

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Since 1987, Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS has been providing confidence and dignity to our amazing St. Louis and Florissant patients through cosmetic dentistry and general dentistry.

Many Florissant people seem to have it all together with bright eyes and great smiles. We want you to be on the same footing as your friends, colleagues, and customers. Wanting to look your best and feel your best is not about VANITY, it’s about reality in the St. Louis professional community. A dazzling smile creates a favorable first impression and demonstrates polish and attention to detail. These are advantages for Florissant people in every field of work.

Popular ways to achieve such a worthy goal might be found in the services we offer at Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS in Florissant. We offer dental implants, porcelain veneers, and Invisalign as ways to improve your confidence and security. Don’t hesitate to ask us about teeth whitening, veneers, sedation, dental implants or any other questions that might be gnawing at you. We’ve got the answers and Dr. Martin Buchheit can set you up with a dental treatment plan that will make your jaw drop!

No matter your age, 35 to 55 – no matter your location from Chesterfield to Maryland Heights to St. Charles – we invite you to see our friendly staff and take the step toward that impressive smile you deserve.

A phone call away at 314-837-7744. Book a consultation today!

Contact Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS:

314-837-7744

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

2149 Charbonier Rd
Florissant, Missouri
63033

 

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A Maximum Upgrade With Mini Implants

How Mini Dental Implants Can Help Your Smile in 63033Though they are not as well known as standard dental implants, mini implants are being used successfully in the Florissant area to improve smiles.

Like their larger diameter counterparts, mini implants can support a restoration for one or more missing teeth or replace a bridge or fixed denture. Denture wearers benefit dramatically from these slip-free dental implants that are anchored securely in the jaw bone.

In some cases, a patient is unable to receive standard full-size dental implants due to insufficient bone thickness. There are also mini implant patients who are not able to withstand dental implant surgery due to health issues. These patients are often excellent candidates for the mini version.

The placement of toothpick-size mini dental implants can sometimes be done in one dental visit. The placement usually requires no incisions or stitches. Recovery time, if necessary, is commonly very short. Most patients are able to eat dinner that evening.

Don’t let the word “mini” fool you; your smile can receive a maximum upgrade with mini dental implants. Call Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS at 314-837-7744 to schedule a consultation.

 

Contact Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS:

314-837-7744

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

2149 Charbonier Rd
Florissant, Missouri
63033

 

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Smile Makeovers: First Things First

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Hello, I’m Dr. Martin Buchheit of Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS. Thanks for visiting my blog. In today’s post, we will focus on something that happens occasionally when a patient requests cosmetic dentistry from their Florissant dentist.

Let me set the stage. The patient comes in for a consultation about a smile makeover. We’ll call him Mr. Jones. The dentist listens carefully as he explains the esthetic problems that he wants to remedy. Mr. Jones wants to fix two chipped teeth, get a dental implant for a tooth that is missing altogether, and whiten his whole smile. He describes what he envisions for his smile after undergoing treatment.

The dentist performs an examination of his entire mouth and takes x-rays. The dentist discovers some additional issues. There are three teeth with moderate decay, one tooth with acute decay, gum disease, an old crown with a crack in it, and severe bone recession at the potential dental implant site where the tooth was extracted ten years ago.

The dentist explains that these issues need to be addressed before the smile transformation is performed. Mr. Jones says that the smile makeover is his first priority and plans to deal with the other problems sometime in the future.

How does the dentist advise Mr. Jones? The dentist will probably explain that the lasting success of a cosmetic dental procedure such as porcelain veneers, dental bonding, or tooth whitening is influenced by the condition of the mouth at the time of treatment. There must be a solid, healthy foundation, so to speak, on which to build the smile makeover.

First things first. It makes no sense to attach a veneer to a decayed tooth that may need a root canal. A dental implant may not integrate with the surrounding bone structure if placed at a site where there is bone recession. Tooth whitening will probably not produce favorable results where there is gum disease and exposed tooth roots.

Can Mr. Jones ever have his dream smile? Yes! There are treatments to repair all of the problems mentioned previously. But just like many other things in life, the order of operations is critical.

If you are interested in a smile makeover or simply need a check-up, schedule an appointment by calling 314-837-7744.

I look forward to discussing both your oral health and esthetic concerns.

 

Contact Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS:

314-837-7744

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

2149 Charbonier Rd
Florissant, Missouri
63033

 

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4 Smile Boosters

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Hi, my name is Dr. Martin Buchheit. My dental practice, Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS, has been serving the Florissant, Missouri area since 1987. Today in my St. Louis dental blog, I would like to highlight four ways you can improve your smile.

1. Teeth Whitening is quick and non-invasive. External tooth whitening occurs when teeth whitening agents bleach the teeth directly. This can be done in your home or in the office of your dentist.

2. Dental Implants are another common procedure that many Florissant residents seek. A dental implant is secured into the jawbone to replace the roots of a lost tooth. A natural-looking crown is affixed to the implant. Along with improving the appearance and restoring tooth function, the dental implant does double-duty by helping to preserve bone support.

3. Dental Bonding can be done with various materials such as porcelain and composite resins. With recent advances in cosmetic dental services, these materials can more precisely replicate natural tooth structure and natural appearance. This procedure is commonly used to correct chipped or cracked teeth.

4. Periodontal Plastic Surgery is an exceptional solution for gum recession and cosmetic irregularities. You can remove a “gummy smile” or remedy an uneven gum line.

I hope this post has helped you to get better acquainted with some highly effective cosmetic dentistry treatments. A combination of procedures can be used to give Florissant dental patients a complete smile redesign.

To schedule an appointment at Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS, give us a call at 314-837-7744.

Contact Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS:

314-837-7744

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

2149 Charbonier Rd
Florissant, Missouri
63033

 

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