Flossing is an essential part of your daily oral hygiene routine, but sometimes it can feel like a time-consuming hassle at the end of the day when you’re ready to collapse into bed. You skip this step of your routine more than you’d like to admit and know your dentist is going to get onto you about it during your next semi-annual checkup and cleaning. You’ve noticed new water flossing tools at the store and wonder if that can be the time-saving answer you’ve been looking for. But how exactly does water flossing compare to using traditional dental floss? Learn more about the benefits each has to offer below.(more…)
Cayo Dental Care Blog
March 17, 2019
January 31, 2019
The health of your family’s smiles is at the top of your priority list. To nurture healthy teeth and gums, you promote the best oral hygiene habits at home. Although brushing and flossing are important, they are only half of the care your loved ones need. They must also have a great family dentist in St. Peters, MO by their side; however, finding the perfect location can be a challenge. If you need a dentist to care for everyone in your home, look no further. Dr. Krista Cayo provides the individualized services your family needs through all stages of life.
December 30, 2018
Want to make 2019 your tooth-friendliest year yet? Try following some tips from a dentist in S. Peters Mo., such as following proper brushing technique and knowing what to do between brushings. These suggestions can help you to prevent cavities and enjoy healthier teeth and gums, both in the new year and for all the years to come.(more…)
March 21, 2018
Do you struggle to pay insurance bills when it comes to dental care? Do you not have dental insurance at all? Many people forgo dental insurance or seeing the dentist until they experience an issue, such as tooth pain or an infection. However, the key to keeping your mouth healthy isn’t waiting for a problem to appear. Instead, it’s practicing preventive care. This is now possible thanks to the several dental savings plans your cosmetic dentistry offers. With these plans, you can get high-quality care at a more affordable rate, keeping your oral health in check. Before you put off your next dental visit, take a moment to learn what you can get with a dental savings plan!(more…)
February 22, 2018
When you’re looking for a dentist, you need one that can treat you for any and all dental issues if one to arise. Plus, a dental practice that is equipped with a Spanish speaking dentist is super valuable if you speak two languages or primarily speak Spanish in your home.
Luckily, your local dentist here at Cayo Dental Care has everything you need and will communicate with you in the way that makes you feel most comfortable. Learn more about what this office has to offer you!
December 2, 2016
So the day has finally come. Your dentist has told you that one of your teeth is extremely damaged and you need a root canal. This has been the day you’ve been dreading for years. You’ve always heard about how painful root canals are. Can’t they just mercifully pull your tooth and be done with it? Actually, the “pain” often associated with the procedure is a complete myth, all thanks to modern dentistry. A root canal is actually one of the best ways to relieve your worst dental pain, not cause it. Dr. Krista Cayo is going to answer some of your most common questions about root canals, and let you know why you have nothing to fear. (more…)
November 15, 2016
The United States is a country full of many different people from all over the world, and a larger and larger portion of the population are native Spanish speakers. This can make getting dental care difficult in unique ways, and makes many people avoid it altogether. They don’t want to go into an office and not be able to understand the doctor or staff, and don’t want to burden a member of their family to be a translator. That no longer needs to be a worry. We here at Cayo Dental Care are happy to accommodate these patient’s in their own language so that they can fully participate in their experience and have peace of mind. Estamos encantados de ser su dentista en St. Louis. (more…)
October 4, 2016
You can get pretty much everything you need off of the internet these days. Previously, you were only able to get fun things like movies and pizza, but now it has greatly expanded. A few key strokes and a battalion of people getting their master’s degree will instantly be at your door with groceries, toiletries, and probably a hot towel. One thing, however, that you can’t get through the internet is dental care. You still need to venture out to help take care of you and your family’s teeth. The question is, how should you choose a dentist in 63304? Dr. Krista Cayo has 5 things to consider that will help you answer, “Who is the best dentist near me?” (more…)
September 3, 2016
“Did I get them out?” is the first things your friend says after a nasty collision at home plate. The people gathered around the downed baseball players immediately break out into a chorus of relieved laughter…that is until one of them gets up and flashes a smile sporting a fresh, new gap. Everyone looks at each other, not knowing what do to. How bad is this? Who should we call, if anyone? Dr. Krista Cayo, your emergency dentist in St. Peters, let’s you know what to do during a dental emergency. (more…)
July 25, 2016
There are many factors that affect the appearance of our smiles. Age, changes in coloration, wear and other damage can give your smile a lackluster look. A beautiful smile says a lot about you and it’s one of the first things people notice about you. If you’re not satisfied with your smile, dental veneers may be the solution for you. Learn more about how veneers in St. Peter’s, MO can change your smile.