Mark McClure, DDS
South County Dentist

We offer high-quality dental care to create and maintain lifetimes of healthy and beautiful smiles.


Dental Implants vs Dental Bridges

How to decide between a dental implant and a bridge? 

Teeth have two main parts; the crown is the part you see in the mouth, and the root is the part that is encased in bone and keeps the tooth in place. A dental implant is actually a root replacement, and unlike the root of a tooth, it is actually fused to the bone of the jaw. A crown is attached to the implant and in effect it becomes a stand-alone tooth, functioning and appearing just like the natural tooth you have lost. The basic prerequisites for a successful implant include:

  • a sufficient quantity and quality of bone to anchor ...

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How do I get my children to brush?

How do I get my children to brush and floss? 

  1. Make it a game – Competition is a strong motivator, especially for little ones. Although the idea of dental decay might not be effective at getting them to brush and floss properly, the prospect of reigning victorious in an ongoing competition with mom and dad might be a little different. Try creating a game surrounding oral hygiene routine to raise interest.
  2. Try an electric toothbrush – Kids have very little patience for hassle and tedium. Think about it. When they don’t like doing something, it’s usually because the task involves a little work on their part for which they won’t get any ...

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Computer-Guided Dental Implants

Computer-Guided Dental Implants

St. Louis Dental ImplantsDental implants provide people an effective and long-lasting tooth replacement treatment. Computer-guided dental implants utilize state-of-the-art implant placement technology to provide people accurate, precise and painless implant treatments.

Our computer-guided dental implants give you easy, safe and highly-accurate tooth replacements.

Missing teeth can present a serious problem toDental Implants your oral health. We provide precise implant procedures that repair your missing teeth without affecting your existing teeth and gums. Our system allows us to take detailed images of the affected area(s) of your mouth. We then develop a comprehensive surgical plan that ...

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CEREC One-Visit Crowns

CEREC Single-Visit Crowns and Cosmetic Veneers

  • No more gooey, gaggy impressions
  • No more temporary crowns
  • We will match your teeth-color
  • Personally designed to look like a natural tooth
  • Crowns in one-visit

Cosmetic Dental Procedures often seem inconvenient and time-consuming. We offer CEREC one-visit crown and cosmetic veneer services to alleviate frustration and provide you a faster and more effective way to enhance your smile.

Our CEREC one-visit crown technology helps you repair the chips, cracks and flaws in your smile. Dr. McClure utilizes the CEREC technology to provide patients a fast and effective alternative to traditional crown treatments. Traditional treatments often require several visits to develop and create crowns that will protect and repair your teeth. ...

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