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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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The Top 5 Foods That Cause Staining

Teeth Whitening Saint Paul, MN

Even if you don’t use tobacco, you might find that your teeth become stained. Brushing and flossing your teeth can help, but your smile may still darken from the foods or drinks you consume.

Fortunately, teeth whitening in our St. Paul dental office can restore your smile's natural gleam.

Here are some of the main culprits that can prematurely stain your teeth, especially when consumed regularly.

  • Coffee – Many people’s favorite way to say hello to the day can darken your teeth, especially if you enjoy French press coffee or espresso. While filtered coffee can reduce the staining effect, it does not stop it altogether. Coffee causes brown stains that penetrate the ...

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3 Steps We Take to Make Your Root Canal Comfortable

Comfortable Root Canals St. Paul MN

We have seen it a hundred times. We let a patient know they need a root canal, and a look of dread spreads across their face.

Root canals are among the most feared dental procedures, but unfairly so! You will be happy to know that we provide comfortable root canal treatment here in our St. Paul dental office, eliminating the dread and worry that accompanies your appointment.

Here are three steps we take to ensure comfortable root canal therapy:

1. Dr. O’Neill Uses an Innovative Anesthetic Technique

Some patients have a greater difficulty getting numb than others. Dr. O’Neill recognizes this and implemented onset buffered anesthetic techniques for use in our practice. If you ...

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What Happens in Your Mouth When You Skip a Dental Cleaning?

Dental Cleanings St. Paul MN

Because of time, expense, and a fear of the dentist, sometimes patients are tempted to skip a dental cleaning or two. We would like to share a few reasons why skipping dental cleanings is not a good idea and can put your health at risk.

Bacteria and Infection

Bacteria begin to form within minutes after eating. Sure, you can brush and floss your teeth, but do you do this after every meal or beverage? If the answer is yes, great work! Unfortunately, however, your efforts may still not be 100 percent effective. Your toothbrush and floss cannot reach every area of your teeth and gums. It is a good method to ...

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How Alcohol, Caffeine, Tobacco, and Drug Use Relate to Sleep Bruxism

Sleep Dentistry St. Paul MN

Symptoms of Bruxism

If you suffer from clenching and grinding during the night, a condition known as sleep bruxism, then you know that the symptoms associated with this habit can negatively impact your day-to-day life.

Some of the problems you can encounter include headaches, tooth sensitivity, jaw pain, fractured teeth, ringing in the ears, worn teeth.

You may notice that clenching and grinding can come and go depending on the day. Sometimes you may wake up with dramatic pain associated with bruxism, and other days, you may feel well rested.

The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) featured a study that tested the impact of certain lifestyle habits and their influence on sleep ...

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Putting Patient Comfort First

Patient Comfort in St Paul MN | Highgrove Dental Care

At Highgrove Dental Care, we always place patient comfort first. If you are looking for a dentist in Saint Paul and you want to enjoy pain-free dentistry, we can help! Dr. O’Neill uses an innovative anesthetic technique that allows every patient to become fully numb prior to treatment.

Everyone body is different and reacts to anesthetic differently. For some people, getting numb can be a real challenge. For patients with a lower pH level, anesthetic may take longer to take full effect or may not be as effective. We use a different approach.

Gentle Treatment Every Time

Dr. O’Neill wants each of our patients to feel completely comfortable for treatment. Our patients ...

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How a Family Dentist Can Meet Your Oral Care Needs

Family Dentistry in St Paul, MN, Highgrove Dental Care

If you are looking for an office to provide family dentistry in Saint Paul, you are making a great decision for the health of your entire family. Family dentists, in general, are able to provide most necessary dental services for a wide range of age groups.

At Highgrove Dental Care, we treat many common dental conditions without the need for a referral to another office. Of course, if we think you would be more comfortable in a specialist’s office, we will refer you to someone we trust.

What This Means for You

For you, this means that you can make fewer trips around town to get your family’s necessary dentistry. At Highgrove ...

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The DOs and DON'Ts of Teeth Whitening

Teeth Whitening in St Paul MN, Highgrove Dental Care

If you are interested in teeth whitening in St. Paul, you have come to the right place! We create custom, take-home whitening systems for you to brighten your smile in the comfort of your own home.

We want you to get the most out of your tooth whitening here in our St. Paul office, so here are some things to do and some to avoid while you go through the teeth whitening process.

Dos for Teeth Whitening:

  • Do get your teeth cleaned before your whitening appointment – clean teeth whiten more effectively because the professional strength whitening gel can come into direct contact with your teeth.
  • Do schedule a consultation – We can ...

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