At the beginning of this year, it was estimated that 53,000 people would get oral cancer and over 10,000 people would die from oral cancer in 2019. While this disease is neither the most common nor the most talked-about cancer, it still deserves our attention. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, making it the perfect time for you to visit your dentist for an oral cancer screening in Creve Coeur. A simple examination could save your life!
Feigenbaum Dental Blog
April 23, 2019
February 7, 2019
Alzheimer’s is a devastating disease that affects nearly six million people in the United States. Researchers have been trying for decades to gain a deeper understanding of this condition and what causes it, but most of their efforts have yielded little success. A recent breakthrough, however, is shedding light on the potential cause of Alzheimer’s. It may be directly related to gum disease. Let’s take a closer look at the research and what it may mean for you.
January 15, 2019
Most people could use an extra boost of energy this time of year. Whether you’re trying to power through your income taxes, work off all the calories you consumed during the holidays, or find the strength to cope with gray winter skies, an energy drink might seem like just what you need. But before you head to the grocery store to pick up one of these beverages, take a moment to reflect on how it could affect your smile. As your dentist in Creve Coeur explains, the following sports and energy drinks can have devastating consequences for your oral health.
December 15, 2018
It’s flu season, and germs are everywhere. They’re on your keyboard, door handles, your desk, and just about everywhere else — including your toothbrush. You might think that since it is your toothbrush’s job to sweep bacteria out of your mouth, you don’t need to worry about replacing it after you’ve been ill. However, there are a number of reasons to toss your toothbrush and schedule a professional dental cleaning in Creve Coeur after you recover from a cold or flu.
October 5, 2018
For most people the last few months of the year are, without a doubt, the busiest months of the year. The holiday season is a time for dinner parties, family, friends, and volunteering. With the focus being placed on others, rather than oneself, it comes as no surprise that dental appointments do not make it on the daily check list; however, it is best to use it or lose it in Creve Coeur when it comes to your insurance benefits.
September 5, 2018
As a parent, nothing is more exciting than watching your child reach new stages of growth and development. While you see them learn how to roll over and sit up, you may be wondering when their front teeth should start coming in. In most cases, their first tooth should break through the surface around the age of 6 months. When this does not happen, it is normal to worry that there is something wrong. Often, there is a cause for the delayed eruption. Your children’s dentist in Creve Coeur will evaluate their developing smile to look for an underlying issue.
August 10, 2018
As summer vacation comes to an end, now is the time to prepare for the school year ahead. While you buy school supplies and meet your child’s teacher, you may be overlooking one vital thing—their smile. As they head back to the classroom, here are a few simple back-to-school tips for young athletes in Creve Coeur.
July 11, 2018
You’ve just welcomed a new member to your family — congratulations! Whether this is your first child or you’re already an experienced mother, adjusting to caring for your little bundle of joy can take some time. In all the wonderful chaos of looking after an infant, it can be easy to let some details, such as dental care, slip past your radar. That’s why your family dentist in Creve Coeur has put together this brief guide to oral health that will help breastfeeding moms and their little ones enjoy healthy smiles.
June 10, 2018
Every year, Men’s National Health week is celebrated the week before Father’s Day to raise awareness about the importance of proper health. In addition to eating a balanced diet and exercising regularly, there is another issue that can impact their well-being—their oral health. Now is the perfect time for men to brush up on their oral health needs while taking the time to schedule a dental cleaning in Creve Coeur.
April 14, 2018
Although your home oral hygiene habits are important, it is only half of the care you need for a healthy smile. It is best to see your dentist twice a year for a cleaning and checkup. Unfortunately, one-third of Americans did not schedule a visit last year. Often, many delay their appointments due to fears and anxieties. These phobias often originate from the fear of pain. Now, many are turning to pain-free dentistry, but is it really possible? Due to new advancements, you can benefit from a comfortable experience—no matter if you need a root canal or a dental cleaning in Creve Coeur.