Basic Information for Recovering After Tooth Extraction

While it’s unfortunate, there are times when a total dental extraction is called for to treat a tooth suffering from severe decay or damage. Quality aftercare is critical for minimizing your chances of suffering complications while recovering from treatment-based extraction. To aid in this endeavor, Dr. offers this basic information to aid in a successful… Read more »

Invisalign® Can Make Your Orthodontic Treatment Much More Enjoyable

Does the idea of metal wires and brackets keep you from getting your teeth aligned? Thanks to Invisalign®, those days are over! Invisalign is a wonderful new treatment available to give you the comfort and satisfaction you desire with your orthodontic treatments. Invisalign can make your orthodontic treatment much more enjoyable. Here are some of… Read more »

A Porcelain Crown Might Be Used to Cosmetically Restore a Tooth

If one of the teeth in your smile has mismatched fillings, discolorations, or chips, it can leave you feeling self-conscious about your appearance. Here at , your dentist, Dr. , is highly trained and experienced in a wide range of cosmetic treatments. If the tooth enamel layer is compromised by tooth decay or an old… Read more »

Laser Dentistry: What You Should Know

Dentistry has come a long way in recent years. In fact, treatments that were once dreaded, like root canal therapy, are now relatively painless. For instance, you may know that many dentists have incorporated lasers as part of their regular treatments. Laser technology can be used to make a variety of treatments more efficient and… Read more »

How to Take Care of Your Dentures

Your new dentures have restored the beauty and functionality of your smile. It is important that you take care of your dentures to keep them in good working order. Handle with Care Dentures are delicate, so please handle with care. When you are handling your dentures, stand over a sink filled with water and/or put… Read more »

Flossing Your Teeth Properly

Dr. Simonds, Dr. Schrameyer, Dr. Gennaoui, and our team encourage each of our patients to brush and floss diligently every day. Individuals should brush their teeth at least twice a day and floss once a day. Unfortunately, there are many people who leave flossing out of their dental hygiene routine. Others do not know how… Read more »

Why You Need Straight Teeth

Having straight teeth isn’t just something you should want from a cosmetic standpoint. Straight teeth actually promote a healthier mouth than mouths without straight teeth. Considering the link between your oral and systemic health, it’s obvious you should do all you can to keep your oral health in tip-top shape. That includes getting straight teeth…. Read more »

Whitening Treatments: The Things to Consider Before Brightening Your Teeth

As you may already know, teeth whitening is a beneficial and successful cosmetic dental treatment that can give you the white and brilliant smile you’ve always wanted. However, it’s not for everyone. So, before you take the first step in brightening your chompers, our team encourages you to think about the following things: What does… Read more »

A Loose Bridge Requires Immediate Care

Your bridge is a single piece of dental work designed to replace a lost tooth. It is cemented onto two abutments formed from the two closest teeth. While it is designed to be as functional and durable as your natural teeth, there are some circumstances that can compromise its secure hold on the abutments. An… Read more »

Welcome to a Brighter Smile

Welcome to Ballwin Dental Care, the dental office of Dr. Kimberly Simonds, her father, Dr. Robert Schrameyer, and Dr. Dan Gennaoui where we offer comprehensive dental services to our patients in Ballwin, Missouri, and the surrounding areas. One of the services we are proud to offer is teeth whitening, and we use the EZ White® in-office system to make your… Read more »