Highgrove Dental Care
A Great Dentist
  • Dentist St. Paul MN
  • Dental Office St. Paul MN

Open Monday through Thursday 7 am to 7 pm
for your convenience!

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.


"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

I am missing some teeth, what are my options for replacing missing teeth?

Missing Teeth | St. Paul MN Dentist There are three methods for replacing missing teeth - implants, a fixed bridge, or removable dentures. 

Three Tooth-Replacement Options

An implant is a solid tooth shaped fixture that is placed in the jawbone that becomes permanently attached to the bone. Implants can be used to replace a single tooth, multiple teeth, or even to replace all teeth. Teeth can be attached to implants that do not come out and look and feel like normal teeth or implants can be used to support and make a full denture or partial denture more stable. You do not need one implant for each missing tooth, as few as four implants can support one full arch in a restoration that is fixed in place like teeth instead of a removable full denture.

A fixed bridge is a dental restoration that attaches to the teeth on either side of a space. As implied by the name, a fixed bridge does not come out. They look and feel like teeth and are very stable. 

A removable partial denture attaches to remaining teeth for stability and replaces multiple missing teeth.

Full dentures replace all missing teeth.

So, there are many options in replacing missing teeth. There are advantages and disadvantages to each method. After consultation, we can determine which method would be most appropriate to your situation. 

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