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Flossing as a New Year’s Resolution

December 20, 2022

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With December almost over, 2022 is drawing to a close. That being said, have you thought about your goals for 2023? Now is a good time to make resolutions for the new year — weight loss, job advancement, etc. In particular, you might want to try flossing more often. Doing so would boost your oral health and give you a prettier smile! If you’re interested, your St. Peters’ dentist will even help out. Here’s a summary of why and how to floss for better teeth in the future.


Invisalign with Crowns, Bridges, and Veneers

November 18, 2022

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Woman inserting InvisalignIf you’re embarrassed by crooked or gapped teeth, it’s never too late to invest in a straight smile with Invisalign. You don’t have to worry about brackets or wires because clear aligners are worn over your teeth. Invisalign is comfortable, discreet, and effective in correcting many bite and alignment concerns, but what if you have restorations? Whether you have crowns, veneers, or bridges, a straight smile is possible; however, there are a few things you should know. 


4 Ways to Maximize Your Dental Insurance Benefits

September 27, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drcayo @ 2:57 pm
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Can you believe the year is almost over? Now that that winter is just around the corner, many of us are gearing up for the holidays, family visits, and vacations. However, in the midst of the end of the year hustle and bustle, don’t forget about your dental insurance coverage! While your dental insurance may not be the first thing on your mind, you could lose out on some of the benefits you’re paying for if you’re not careful. Here’s how and why you should maximize your dental insurance coverage in St. Peters before next year begins!


Here’s Why Seniors Should Consider an In-House Dental Membership Plan

August 18, 2022

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Senior woman smiling in mirror at dentist's office

Did you know that two out of every three adults over the age of 65 have gum disease? Plus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that one in five have lost all of their teeth! So, it’s safe to say that dental care is important for seniors too. However, if you lost your dental insurance coverage when you retired or Medicare doesn’t cover dental services, then you may think it’s simply too expensive. Good news: there’s a solution. With in-house dental membership plans, you can get the high-quality care you need without breaking the bank! To learn more about this financial solution, read on!


5 Reasons to Choose a Family Dentist

July 27, 2022

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Young girl with parents at dental officeIf you have various age groups in your home, you know how difficult it can be to maintain dental appointments. Between getting your children to school, managing a job, and committing to your responsibilities at home, life gets pretty busy. With oral health linked to general health, don’t let anything stand in the way of your loved one’s dental needs. You can ensure everyone’s mouth and body stay healthy with the help of a family dentist. Here are 5 reasons to consider making the switch to a family-friendly dental practice.


Is a Dental Savings Plan Right For You?

March 25, 2022

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Dental savings plan paperwork

When it comes to meeting with your dentist for a six-month checkup, you may be wondering how you’ll pay for treatment, especially if you are uninsured. Whether your employer doesn’t offer dental insurance, or you simply cannot afford to pay for a plan, it can be daunting attempting to care for your smile without the protection of available coverage. But did you know many dentists provide patients with the option to enroll in a dental savings plan? Read on to learn more about these programs and if one might be right for you.


Invisalign vs. Veneers: Which One’s Right for You?

February 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drcayo @ 10:54 pm
woman with puzzled expression

Are you unhappy with your smile? Thanks to cosmetic dentistry, there are now many ways you can achieve your dream look. Invisalign and veneers are two excellent options that can help correct and improve the appearance of your teeth. However, each treatment helps you upgrade your smile in different ways. If you need help determining the right one for you, continue reading as your cosmetic dentist in St. Peters explains the difference between Invisalign and veneers.


How to Keep From Damaging Your Oral Health During the Holidays

December 8, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drcayo @ 9:12 pm
man dressed for holidays smiling

After the holidays are over, you may be preparing for your first dental checkup of the new year. When visiting your dentist, you might assume everything appears fine, but you may not realize that a cavity has formed as a result of your seasonal eating and lifestyle habits. Learn why this time of year is one of the worst for your oral health and what you can do to prevent worsening dental problems while visiting family and friends.


4 Tips to Stay on Track with Invisalign During the Holidays

November 14, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drcayo @ 8:41 pm
a woman in holiday pajamas and holding Invisalign

The holiday season is upon us, and if you’re like others who wear Invisalign clear aligners, you may be wondering what you can do to keep your orthodontic treatment on track. Although it might seem as if it’s an impossible feat to enjoy all the different foods while also dealing with a more relaxed schedule, you’ll be pleased to know there are four helpful tips you can use to ensure you don’t experience an Invisalign delay.


4 Back-to-School Tips for Teens with Invisalign

August 31, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drcayo @ 4:31 pm
Closeup of teen holding Invisalign aligners

Over the summer, you could easily monitor your teen to ensure they were following all of their orthodontist’s recommendations, from brushing consistently to wearing their aligners for 22 hours a day. However, once they start the new semester, the responsibility of staying on track with their treatment timeline shifts solely to them. To set your child up for success, keep reading for four must-know back-to-school tips for teens with Invisalign.

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