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My Wildwood Dentist
2751 Fountain Place, Suite 1, Wildwood, MO 63040 
27.77 miles near Festus
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(636) 273-9258

Dr. Collette Lucas, DDS believes that radiant smiles can empower and transform people's lives. Her passion is building trusting relationships with her patients and guiding them through improving their smiles and overall health. She truly cares for her patients and is committed to giving them the best quality of dental service possible.

Dr. Lucas received her Bachelor of Science from St. Louis University and her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Missouri Kansas City Dental School. After graduation, she spent time as a resident of the general practice at the University of California, San Francisco.

Dr. Lucas has achieved distinction through her participation in the Doctor Mastery Program, a comprehensive five-year course that offers clinical training from globally recognized experts in dentistry. This program enhances basic skills and progresses to the expert handling of intricate dental procedures. In addition to this, she holds memberships in several prestigious dental organizations, including the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, ASDA, the Missouri Dental Association, and the Greater St. Louis Dental Society.

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STL Mid County Dental
1305 Lindbergh Plaza Center, Creve Coeur, MO 63132 
32.19 miles near Festus
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(314) 720-6600

Dr. John Landgraf has over 35 years of experience in various dental fields. From being a laboratory technician to a dental educator, Dr. Landgraf has done it all and uses his extensive life experience to provide his patients with only the best dental care available. To ensure that his patients are treated with the highest standards, Dr. Landgraf attends more than twice the required hours of continuing education courses each year. When he is not attending courses or working with patients, Dr. Landgraf also spends time with local study clubs which keep him current on the latest developments in dentistry. In addition, he is an active member of the International Association of Orthodontics, the American Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. Landgraf graduated with honors from Washington University School of Dental Medicine. After spending his first years post-graduation as a technician in a lab making dentures and crowns for dentists, Dr. Landgraf became a practicing dentist and educator, teaching in his alma mater’s Department of Operative Dentistry. Today, Dr. Landgraf continues teaching through the Community Health in Partnership Services (CHIPS) clinic where he trains and certifies future dental assistants. He also volunteers as a staff dentist with the same organization.

Patients of Dr. Landgraf can trust that his passion and background in dentistry make him more than qualified to provide top-quality dentistry and modern treatments.

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Washington Smiles Complete Health Dentistry
1111 East 6th Street, Washington, MO 63090 
39.25 miles near Festus
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(636) 239-6328

Dr. Melissa Smith bases her dental treatments on the understanding that oral health is inexplicably related to full-body health. The latest dental research shows that oral inflammation contributes to a variety of diseases throughout the body, and that’s why Dr. Smith works alongside medical doctors to provide top-quality dental care to her patients. A major aspect of her work is diagnosing oral conditions along with their associated health conditions.

Dr. Smith graduated with her undergraduate degree from Missouri State University before earning her dental degree and graduating with honors from the University of Missouri in Kansas City. She has been a practicing dentist since 2004 and frequently attends continuing education courses that keep her up-to-date on the latest dental technologies and techniques.

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As children, we lose our baby teeth over time. However, as adults, losing teeth means poor oral health. Gum disease leads to major tooth loss. Since losing teeth at adulthood isn’t natural, this means oral health complications. You could have problems with nutritional intake. Problems speaking could occur. Finally, you could risk negative changes to your smile, or even your facial structure. You need an awesome in-network dentist in Festus, MO who can provide prosthetic dentistry. Fortunately, Doctors Network can help find a local dentist.


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When you suffer from a poor sleeping pattern, you may not realize it, but a dentist near you could help. But in fact, dentists can often provide a noninvasive and comfortable solution to help you breathe better while sleeping. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) means that as you sleep, the soft tissues in the throat and the back of your mouth collapse and cut off airflow. People literally stop breathing briefly until the brain alerts the body to resume breathing. Even if you think you slept well, you could experience daytime drowsiness! But when should you use the search tool on Doctors Network to find Festus, MO dentists who offer OSA treatment?


Symptoms of OSA include chronic snoring. Daytime headaches, drowsiness, and even moodiness could occur too. With no intervention, the condition could impact your immune system and increase the risk of heart disease. When you notice similar signs and symptoms, consider talking to a dentist. Sometimes, oral appliance therapy can be helpful as a CPAP alternative, so you can finally rest without sleep apnea symptoms.


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If you have a chipped tooth or one that is yellow stained, then you could benefit from a cosmetic treatment. With tooth reshaping and tooth-color fillings in Festus, MO, these and other aesthetic imperfections can be corrected in only one sitting. At Doctors Network, we can help connect you with a dental care professional in Festus, MO who takes new patients and offers cosmetic dentistry. You may be surprised to discover just how much tooth-colored fillings can do in a single visit.


Tooth-colored filling repairs cosmetic concerns effectively. The composite resin, a blend of glass-like and acrylic particles, is shaded and placed onto the prepared area. Festus dentists also use the same material to fill tooth cavities. With contouring, the dentist actually buffs and sands the outer tooth enamel or restoration to correct issues with a tooth’s balance and shape.


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Periodontal disease is a common oral health issue. In fact, studies from the Centers for Disease Control reveal that fifty percent of adults over the age of thirty require treatment for periodontal concerns. Without treatment, gum disease could cause uncomfortable symptoms. Also known as periodontitis, this is actually the most common cause of edentulism. All that to say, when you develop the symptoms of the disease, you need to see a professional right away. Red and bloody gums are common indicators that you need to see a Festus dental office.


Doctor Network’s dentist search tool can facilitate finding affordable dental providers in Festus MO that accept new patients and can offer a diagnosis after a dental examination. If there is any sign of gingivitis or gum disease, then a treatment plan can be created. For mild to moderate periodontitis, a deep cleaning followed by traditional cleanings every three or four months could help you avoid tooth loss. For severe periodontitis stages, there are options like gum grafts, laser dentistry, and more to protect your gums!

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Jul 26, 2023

In childhood, many of us clench our teeth for short periods of time. The issue tends to be temporary. But for some, bruxism could mean the issue persists into and throughout adulthood, and the pressure from clenching your teeth could lead to major complications. Chipped and cracked teeth could leave your smile vulnerable. You’re also more likely to develop tooth decay or even dental abscesses, which is why if you grind your teeth, you should consider using Doctors Network’s search tool to book an online appointment with a dental professional in Festus.


Your significant other may let you know about your disorder. Otherwise, symptoms could include toothaches and tooth sensitivity. Treatment options vary. Some dentists bring relief by addressing the oral health issues behind your bruxism. They could correct misalignment with braces, or even replace missing teeth with prosthetics. Many offer treatment with custom and comfortable occlusal splints. So don’t ignore these symptoms, talk to us about finding the right dentist in your area who accepts patients without dental insurance.


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Nothing feels better than a full smile, but as we age, most of us struggle with missing teeth. Missing teeth could lead to trouble with eating and speaking, and can even lead to bone loss in the jaw. To treat tooth loss, people often turn to implant-supported prosthetics. Unlike traditional prosthetics, such as bridges or removable dentures, these are connected to posts that act as new roots. Crowns or even prosthetics like dentures are locked into these implant posts. These then act as new roots, so your new teeth can last not ten years, but several decades with proper care.


Are you ready to tackle your tooth loss with dental implants? If you are wondering how much a dental implant costs near you in Festus, you are not alone, but first, you need to find a Festus dentist who can offer prosthetic dentistry. Doctors Network can help you with this, connecting you to a dental professional who not only can address your tooth loss, but also accepts walk-in patients. Same-day appointments are usually available. You can even register for a Doctors Network dental plan to reduce the cost of your procedure.


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Missouri is the birthplace of America’s 33rd president, Harry Truman, and home to the nation’s largest beer brewery, Anheuser-Busch. Yet, it is perhaps more well-known for the St. Louis World’s Fair of 1904, which reportedly introduced most of the American foods we know and love today, including hot dogs, ice cream cones, Dr. Pepper, and much more. Today, the Show Me State is home to nearly 6.1 million residents, all of whom deserve to enjoy the benefits of exceptional dental care without having to pay exorbitant out-of-pocket costs. To help them all receive that care, Doctors Network has partnered with dentists across the state to offer patients direct dental plans directly through their dentists’ offices.
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Missouri is one of the nation’s friendliest places to raise a family, and boasts a relatively low cost of living coupled with a strong economy. However, dental health care costs can be a burden to families of all backgrounds and demographics, even when they have dental insurance coverage. The goal of Doctors Network is to help dentists across Missouri offer high-quality care directly to their patients, without the exorbitant extra costs that third-party insurance companies often tack on to their plans. With a direct dental plan, you only pay a small monthly fee, which your dentist will determine, to gain access to substantial savings on your dental health care. For instance, checkup and cleaning appointments only cost $25 per visit under the plan, and treatments such as teeth-whitening, dental fillings, crowns, Invisalign®, dental implants, and more will be significantly discounted—often by up to 90%!
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The best thing about a direct dental plan is that it is not insurance. Therefore, signing up will not interfere with any existing insurance coverage that you may already have. If you don’t have insurance, then Doctors Network can make managing your family’s dental health care needs more affordable than ever before. To learn more, or to sign up, speak with your dentist about joining Doctors Network the next time you visit. Or, you can browse the Doctors Network website at https://www.doctorsnetwork.com/ to find a Missouri dentist near you who already offers the direct dental plan.
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It is very possible. The good news is, you can utilize our search page to book appointments with dentists in the Festus area who offer same-day appointments. An appointmnet within 24-hours is usually available

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