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General Dentistry in Ballwin

Every person is different and has different dental needs that fall under the general dentistry umbrella. That’s where your Ballwin family dentist comes in! Dr. Kevin Postol and his team of trained and qualified hygienists are committed to providing you with some of the best dental care in Ballwin, Missouri. Your dental health and your smile deserve the best care around.

General Dentistry Ballwin, MO

Our office is geared to provide you with what you need, when you need it, on a schedule that fits your life.

We understand that you are busy and that your dental health doesn’t always take the highest priority! But that is exactly why we are committed to working with you and your busy school, work, and “life” schedules. We will work with your schedule so you get the kind of quality dental care you deserve, even at an affordable rate!

Routine Dental Appointments

We recommend that you visit the dentist for a regular examination every six months. Of course, this may vary from patient to patient and Dr. Postol may recommend additional examinations or treatments. Two regular dental checkups every year should keep your teeth healthy and free of cavities, dental decay, and potentially free of other serious dental issues. Even if you do have a cavity or other dental problem, a regular dental check up will make sure that the issue is taken care of before it turns into a larger, more expensive procedure.

When you visit your Ballwin family dentist for a regular dental check up, you can expect to have dental x-rays taken, an in-depth tooth cleaning, a and a thorough examination where we will look for signs of cavities and gum disease. At the end of the routine dental exam, we will sit down to develop a personalized follow up treatment plan if need be.Be sure to bring up any health changes or dental concerns when at these appointments, and please be honest--we won’t judge!

Tooth Colored Fillings

Did you know that dental cavities can affect up to 91 percent of adults at some point in their lifetime? With numbers like that, it’s no wonder why Dr. Kevin Postol is one of the best family dentists in Ballwin for tooth colored fillings.

Instead of using the silver-colored fillings that can affect appearance (and your overall dental health) Dr. Kevin Postol specializes in tooth colored fillings. Tooth colored fillings use a composite that matches the natural appearance of the tooth. Composite fillings can be created and applied in only one visit! Plus, they look and feel like a natural tooth.

Get dental crowns from your Ballwin family dentist.

Don’t wait to treat a cavity! Talk to Dr. Kevin Postol about your options when it comes to tooth colored fillings.

Root Canals

If an untreated dental cavity results in a root canal, our team is here to help you feel better! If you think you might need a root canal, give us a call. Typically symptoms include: sensitivity to hot and cold, pain when eating, or consistent pain in the jaw. We will work hard to find an appointment that works for you and your schedule. We’ll try to make it fast so you aren’t left in pain!

We always use local anesthesia when treating patients so no pain will be felt during the root canal procedure. Once numbed, Dr. Postol will remove infected pulp and clean the area. The aftercare is minimal (many patients report it’s similar to that of a dental filling) but you will likely have to return to our offices for your custom crown. If cared for correctly, the custom crown will keep your tooth healthy for years to come.

Dental Crowns

Do you have a chipped, cracked, or broken tooth? If your answer is yes, or if you are missing teeth due to periodontal disease, dental crowns may be the solution that you are looking for. A dental crown is a simple dental procedure that restores your tooth so it looks (and functions) just as it naturally would. There are a variety of dental patients who could possibly benefit from a dental crown. Talk to Dr. Postol if you think you might be one of them!

Dental Bridges

Dental bridges are often used to fill the gaps in teeth from injury or tooth loss. When supported via dental implant, bridges help keep teeth from “migrating” into the gaps; preventing further jaw bone loss, misaligned teeth, or problems with your bite. Dental bridges can help patients restore their natural bite, relieve stress on your natural teeth, and even restore your self confidence.

Dentures can be placed by your Ballwin family dentist.

Whether you just need a dental cleaning or a full mouth restoration, Dr. Postol can help.

There are four different kinds of dental bridges and Dr. Kevin Postol will help you decide which is the correct treatment option for you. With Kevin Postol, you can rest assured knowing that your dental care plan is completely based on your own individual dental needs.

Dentures

If you have multiple teeth missing due to a trauma or infection, dentures may be the best and most affordable option for you! Though it can take some time to make sure each denture fits your missing tooth perfectly, it will be worth it to have a functional smile! For most patients, the entire process takes about 5 different appointments, over the course of a month to a month and a half. Regardless of the long wait time, we are committed to making sure that you leave our offices after your final appointment feeling great about your new teeth!

We recommend that patients get frequent dental checkups to ensure that the dentures are fitting for you and your smile. Dr. Postol will recommend any changes in usage or care, should they be necessary.

Visit Our Office Today!

When it comes to all things general dentistry, visit Dr. Kevin Postol for some of the best dental care in Ballwin, MO. With 24 years in the dental field, you can rest assured that you are being treated by one of the very best. If you are experiencing dental problems of any kind, call our offices in Ballwin Missouri at (636) 238-3197 to make your consultation appointment today. It’s time to make your dental health a priority, and we can help!

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