Dental Blog

Dental Hygiene Tips for Building Healthy Habits

Your family’s health matters, and how you build healthy habits matters even more. Many people overlook their dental health as an integral part of their overall health. According to the National Smile Month website, one in four adults don’t brush twice a day, including a third of men, and one in ten adults admit they […]

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Dr. Maxwell Recognized as St. Louis Top Dentist 2016

Crestwood Dental Group is proud to announce Dr. Maxwell has been selected as a Top Dentist for 2016! Voted by his peers as one of St. Louis’ Top Dentists for two years running, Dr. Maxwell has been proudly serving dental patients in the St. Louis area for over 13 years. For over 40 years, patients […]

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What Causes Canker Sores? How Can You Prevent Them?

Most of us are familiar with the excruciating pain that comes along with having a canker sore. Most of us that know the pain would be willing to do mostly anything to keep them from popping up. After so many studies and experimentations, the jury is still out when it comes to how these irritating […]

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Selecting the Correct Toothpaste For You and Your Family

Just like with anything else out there, when there is an abundance of different toothpastes to choose from, it can be tough to decide which is going to be the best for you and your needs. Not all toothpastes are created equal; some of them have harmful qualities, some contain chemicals that help to pinpoint specific […]

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Reasons for Bad Breath and How to Avoid It

Everyone is self-conscious of their breath from time to time. As we’re sure you can imagine, there are many causes to halitosis. It really breaks down to either your hygienic habits, the foods you eat, a mouth disease/condition or a combination of the above.

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10 Interesting Facts You May Not Know About Your Teeth

There are things that we do and things that we utilize every day that we take for granted; things that can appear to be “common knowledge” that we don’t take the time to get to know any more about. There are very few things in the world that we live with and utilize more on […]

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Turkey Stuck in Your Teeth?

We’ve all been there before. You’ve just enjoyed one of the most satisfying Thanksgiving meals of your life when you realize there’s turkey stuck between what feels like every one of your teeth. What do you do now?!

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Halloween, Candy, & Your Child’s Teeth

The Halloween experience is something that should be enjoyed by all children, but it needs to be done in moderation. By depriving your child of the sweet delights that Halloween has to offer, they could potentially end up sneaking sweets or even binging on them, which has far worse consequences than if they were to […]

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What Is Tooth Bonding?

Tooth bonding is exactly what is sounds like: your teeth getting together for a night out on the town and really enjoying some time together. Just kidding! Dental bonding is actually the process of attaching a tooth-colored resin to your existing teeth in order to fill in chips, cracks, fractures, and even large gaps. The […]

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