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Welcome to the Thomas Family Dentist, we are pleased to be your dental provider!


We are here to provide comprehensive and caring dental care to you and your family and are always open to see new patients who want superior dental care. We have experience treating patients from all dental backgrounds and make every effort to make your appointment as informative and comfortable as possible. Call 573-449-2858 to schedule an appointment.

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It is important to maintain good oral hygiene to keep your smile looking good and your mouth and body feeling good as well. In order to maintain good oral hygiene you should:

  • Brush your teeth twice a day with a fluoridated toothpaste and floss daily
  • Limit snacks and sugary/acidic drinks between meals
  • Visit your dentist for professional cleanings and oral exams twice per year
  • Replace your toothbrush every 3-4 months
The process of removing dental plaque and calculus (tarter) that causes inflammation and bone loss. This is a deep cleaning for patients who have been diagnosed with periodontal disease. The patient is given local anesthetic on the side of the mouth we are working on so either a dentist or dental hygienst can get below the gums to clean out plaque and calculus (tarter) that is harboring bacteria and encouraging disease, thus helping the patient get to a disease free state. After SRP, patient will have periodontal maintenance every 3-4 months at dentist discretion.
A coating placed in narrow or deep grooves and pits of a tooth where a toothbrush can’t reach. This protects it from becoming cavitated due to food getting trapped in these deep spaces.
The process of removing damaged tooth structure and decay from a tooth and replacing it with a filling material. We use composite filling material which is a tooth colored resin (plastic) material placed in a tooth after we remove decay (cavity) from the tooth. This helps keep bacteria out of the tooth.

  • A filling may become too large and compromise the strength of the tooth, in this case the tooth will need a crown (also referred to as a “cap”)
  • A filling can become too close to the nerve of the tooth and the tooth would then need to be treated with a root canal.
The process of removing infected pulp (blood vessels and nerves) from the tooth to eliminate infection and prevent bacteria from invading the tooth further. You are numb during this procedure and most patients have little to no discomfort during or after the procedure. Most teeth require a crown after a root canal to protect the tooth.