Do Dental Fillings Hurt – What Can I Expect?

One of the first questions we’re asked after telling a patient they have a cavity is “do dental fillings hurt?” Here at Chesterfield Dentistry, our caring dental team ensure that patients have a positive and comfortable experience.  So, what are dental fillings and when are they needed? Dental fillings are commonly used to repair teeth … Continued

Tips to Choosing a Dentist in Chesterfield, MO

Choosing the right dentist for you and your family isn’t always a straightforward process. If you’re looking for a dentist in Chesterfield, MO, read our blog post where we’ve put together a list of tips to help you make a decision that will benefit you and your family’s smiles for years to come!

5 Sure Fire Signs You Might Need Root Canal Therapy

If there’s one thing we know for certain at Chesterfield, it’s that no one likes to hear they need root canal therapy. With a lot of stigma being attached to this procedure, it’s got a bad reputation over the years. Root canal therapy is a procedure to remove an inflamed or infected pulp. The inside … Continued

Do Surgical Tooth Extractions Really Hurt?

As a patient, hearing the words ‘tooth extraction’’ can be frightening, without even hearing the word ‘surgical.’ We often find that this is the main treatment that our patients are the most worried about. At Chesterfield Dentistry we always do our best to save a tooth, but sometimes when there is just too much damage … Continued

Chesterfield Deep Cleaning

Did you know that according to the CDC, more than 64 million US adults are currently living with, or have lived with gum disease? Yet in virtually every case the problem is preventable. That said, perhaps the best news is that gum disease is also fully curable and treatable. This is achieved with a combination … Continued

Chesterfield Dental Implants

The rise of dental implants over the past 10-15 years has been phenomenal. According to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) it’s thought that over 3 million Americans currently have dental implants. This is set to rise to around 500,000 per year moving forwards. There are several reasons for this…. Firstly with the increase … Continued

Chesterfield PFM Restorations

PFM or porcelain-fused-to-metal restorations have been a restorative dentistry standard for more than 30 years and not without good reason. They’re versatile, they’re resilient, and above all they’re aesthetic, and it’s this perfect balance of all three that has made them a favorite among both dentists and patients. So what exactly are they? PFM restorations … Continued