Welcome to St. Paul Family Dentistry
Jay B. West, DDS - Peter J. Stanton, DDS - Joseph M. Opack, DDS

At St. Paul Family Dentistry, we offer gentle, high quality, lasting care for the whole family. Our dentists and staff are committed to listening to each individual patient’s needs, while establishing an environment of mutual trust and respect. We combine years of experience with the latest in dental technology, to bring you the best dentistry has to offer.

Please call (651)488-5522 to schedule your appointment!

Did You Know?

Brush your child’s teeth gently with a soft toothbrush and pea-sized amount of fluoride toothpaste when the first tooth appears.

Sports related injuries account for about 5 million lost teeth per year. Protect your teeth with a mouth guard whenever playing sports.

Since World War II, fluoridation of community water has been credited with reducing tooth decay by 50%-60% in the United States.

Expectant mothers can suffer from pregnancy gingivitis caused by hormonal changes and increased blood flow in the body. Women planning a pregnancy should have their teeth cleaned to remove gingivitis and get a periodontal screening.

Using a mouthwash can reduce plaque that causes gingivitis and kill germs that cause bad breath, leaving your breath feeling fresh and clean.

Did you know that Americans cite bad breath as the least attractive trait a co-worker can have?

Cap the paste but not the brush. Covering the brush can trap moisture and encourage bacteria growth.

Bottled water does not contain the tooth-decay fighting fluoride, which is added to most municipal water supplies. Protect your teeth and drink from the tap.

The average person should use 122 yards of floss per year if flossing properly. Twenty-eight percent of people claim to floss daily, but annual sales data shows an average of 18 yards of floss are sold per person.

The next time your dental hygienist asks you to pick a toothpaste flavor, consider this- the ancient Romans used a mixture of bones, eggshells, oyster shells and honey to clean their teeth.