Hello, and welcome to our Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS cosmetic dentistry blog. Today we are taking the time to answer a common question that many dental patients have. The question is, “What exactly are veneers and how are they used in cosmetic dentistry?” Veneers are thin shells made from durable, translucent …
Hello Missouri friends! Welcome to Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS in Florissant, Missouri. We provide general dentistry, restorative dentistry, and revolutionary cosmetic dentistry for the whole family.
We advise you regarding food and drink choices that can affect your whitened smile. Be aware of staining culprits such as coffee, tea, tobacco and harsh sodas.
Hello, and welcome to the Florissant Dental Blog. Today we will be answering questions about fluoride: “What is it, exactly, and why is it so beneficial to your dental health?” Fluoride is a mineral, plain and simple. Fluoride occurs naturally in different foods as well as in water. Fluoride is also added to many of …
It may sound scary, but laser dentistry provides an excellent alternative to drills. Many procedures performed with lasers don’t require Florissant patients to be medicated, allowing for quicker healing times.
Hi. I’m Dr. Martin Buchheit. Welcome to my Florissant dental blog! I find that many of my patients in the Hazelwood, Maryland Heights, and St. Charles areas get a couple of dental terms mixed up. Today, I would like to clarify the differences between plaque, calculus, and cavities. Plaque is a film that covers teeth …
For those of you in the St. Louis area who feel pain when you sip your morning coffee or who cringe each time you brush or floss, Koch Park Dental – Martin L. Buchheit, DDS is here for you. Dr. Martin Buchheit has been treating this common problem since 1987.
General dentists in the Florissant area are trained in a wide variety of dental procedures. However, sometimes, your Florissant general dentist will refer you to a local St. Louis specialist or include a specialist as part of your treatment team.
Your St. Louis dentist knows that it’s too much to ask that you never indulge in sugary treats, but he or she will tell you that eating sweets at certain times is better for your teeth than others. For instance, when you eat a full meal, your saliva production increases. This helps to rinse food particles from your mouth as well as neutralize the acids that cause plaque.
Every health-conscious Florissant parent knows that sugar is the number one cause of cavities for Missouri kids – and plenty of us adults also snack on too many sweet snacks and beverages.