Highgrove Dental Care
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  • Dental Office St. Paul MN
  • General Dentistry St. Paul MN

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Welcome to Our Practice

We feature pain-free and sedation dentistry to make your patient experience comfortable and relaxed. Even if you have had difficulty getting and staying numb or you have some catching up to do when it comes to your dentistry, we can help you achieve and maintain excellent oral health. We look forward to welcoming your entire family to our Saint Paul, MN dental office.

Dr. O'Neill

With over thirty years of experience, Dr. O'Neill offers high-quality, reliable results to our patients seeking general, cosmetic, and emergency dentistry. Our entire team is committed to providing you with an outstanding experience consistently.

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"Dr. O'Neill is a perfectionist! He knows the latest techniques and has the most updated equipment. He is very thorough in his assessments and is knowledgeable. I highly recommend him. Great, friendly staff. Very professional." - Mary Dunnavan

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What’s Are the Benefits of Family Dentistry?

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Dental offices that specialize in family dentistry offer a versatile atmosphere for patients. And a dental practice that provides services to an entire family suggests that staff and dentists have experience treating patients of every age group.

Your child may feel very grown up and reassured by visiting the same dental office as his or her parents. With a family practice, you’ll also be able to encourage a loved one that services are top notch and dentists are very gentle.

At Highgrove Dental Care, we simply love treating families!

Other benefits of family dentistry include:

Continuity of Dental Care

We find that when families utilize our dental services, there is a sense of continuity ...

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Why People Choose Dental Implants over Dentures and Bridges

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Many natural looking cosmetic dental options on the market today restore smiles and enhance the appearance of teeth. With so many procedures available, it isn’t always easy to choose, but more often people are opting for dental implants over dentures and bridges.

At our St Paul, MN dental office, we successfully restore smiles with bridges, dentures, and dental implants all the time.

Here are a few reasons why more and more people are choosing dental implants over bridges and dentures.

No Slip and Slide

Dentures can slip and slide as your gums shrink over time. This is due to bone loss, which happens naturally when teeth are absent. Dental practitioners are able to ...

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What To Do if You Have a Dental Emergency

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At Highgrove Dental Care, we often treat dental emergencies. Dr. O’Neil and the caring staff in our St. Paul, MN dental office understand how stressful and scary dental emergencies can be! We also understand that it’s not always easy to distinguish between an emergency situation and a dental issue that can wait a day or even a few days. 

Common Dental Emergencies

There are many types of dental emergencies including:

  • Severe tooth pain
  • Swelling in the jaw or face
  • A fractured tooth
  • A damaged or lost crown
  • A lost filling
  • Trauma
  • Infection
  • Fever
  • Tooth loss

If you have a significant fracture or infection, failure to seek treatment promptly may result in tooth loss or other major health issues. Also, ...

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How We Customize Dentures

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Dentures are often made of acrylic and plastic to be lightweight and comfortable. These materials also make dentures durable and able to fit your mouth easily. Dentists can even personalize dentures with shading and add small imperfections for a more natural result. 

There are a few necessary steps to create the best dentures for you, and Dr. O’Neil and our caring staff will be available to answer any questions you may have along the way, including insurance questions or pricing.

Your Denture Evaluation

Getting dentures starts with a comprehensive evaluation and exam by Dr. O’Neil. This includes:

  • X-rays to measure bone loss and examine other issues
  • Impressions of your mouth to help mold ...

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Why Sedation Dentistry May Be Right for You

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It’s sometimes hard to know when it is the right time to seek sedation dentistry to ease any anxiety or discomfort during treatment. If you need a St. Paul sedation dentist, give Highgrove Dental Care a call. We offer sedation and a unique anesthetic system to make treatment more comfortable and stress-free.

You Feel Gaggy When Having Dental Work

If you have a strong gag reflex, we have a solution! Sedation dentistry relaxes the mind, but it also relaxes the muscles at the back of the throat to make it less likely for you to gag.

When you are not worried about gagging and possibly vomiting, you can have the dental care ...

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How to Care for Your New Dental Implant

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If you recently had dental implants in our St. Paul dental office, or you are currently undergoing dental implant treatment, you know the value of having your smile back again. Now that you can eat all of the foods you love again, taking care of that dental implant is likely a priority for you.

We want you to get the most out of your dental implants, so here is some advice on how to best look after your new dentistry.

Don’t Skip Dental Appointments

Your regular preventive dental appointments are the best insurance policy to protect your smile. Missing even just a few of them makes it possible for oral conditions ...

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A Short (but Interesting!) History of Dentures

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Many people have a negative notion of dentures because of the appearance and function that many of us experienced watching our grandparents struggle with them.

If you are in St. Paul, MN and think dentures might be the tooth replacement option for you, you can count on a great result from Dr. Terry O’Neill at Highgrove Dental Care.

Dentures have come a long way.

Early Dentures 700 BC

Dentures first made their appearance on the smile scene in about 700 BC when, in Italy, artisans created dentures out of human or animal teeth. This remained the popular choice well into the 1800s, though they deteriorated quickly, especially with rough diets. In the mid-1800s, sugar ...

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