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Numpol Dejtiranukul, DMD, DICOI
Phone: 636-300-4280
Monticello Dental Care      Numpol Dejtiranukul, DMD      4122 #101 Keaton Crossing Blvd., O'Fallon, MO 63368     Phone: 636-300-4280

Dentist Office Serving the O'Fallon, Dardeene Prarie, Cottleville, Winghaven, Wentzville, St. Peters, St. Charles,  and Chesterfield areas.
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Why Replacing Missing or Extracted Teeth is Important

by Monticello Dental on 07/03/18

There are several reasons why replacing your missing or extracted teeth is important. How you look when you smile, how you speak, and how you chew can all be negatively impacted by missing teeth. There are a few options for replacing teeth such as dental implants, dental bridges, and removable partial dentures. For more information, visit our dental links above, the ADA Mouth Healthy Website here, or call our O'Fallon dental office at 636-300-4280.

Dr. Dejtiranukul Recently Awarded with DICOI

by Monticello Dental on 06/06/18

Dr. Dejtiranukul was recently awarded with Diplomate status with the International Congress of Oral Implantologist (ICOI). The ICOI is an organization that offers comprehensive implant education for doctors who wish to stay at the top of their field.



If you need a dental implant or have a question about dental implants, call us today at our O'Fallon MO dental office at 636-300-4280. Or, you can visit the ICOI website here to access additional information. Other information regarding dental implants is also listed on our website link here.

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Do You Know All There is to Know About Your Dental Insurance?

by Monticello Dental on 06/06/18

Choosing a dental insurance plan is hard enough, let alone understanding the details of how the benefits work. Can you see your dentist for a cleaning twice a year anytime or do you have to wait at least 6 months between cleaning visits? Can you receive x-rays 2 times per year or just once? What are your major benefits and is there a waiting period for those benefits? What is a missing tooth clause and does that apply to your plan? What is your deductible and what treatment will that apply to? What is the maximum amount your plan will pay out every year? The questions can go on and on!


You may receive a summary of benefits or have access to information online. But to really understand what benefits are available, you may need to contact the insurance company directly or speak to your dental provider and ask for a break down of benefits. Very often, it is easier for your dental provider to contact the insurance company to receive that information for you. If your dentist has recommended treatment and you are not sure how your dental insurance plan will pay, always ask your dental office for a pre-treatment estimate from your insurance company. Keep in mind that asking for a pre-treatment estimate may delay your treatment by up to 30 days, as this is how long it can take for the insurance company to respond to the request for a pre-treatment estimate. For more information, check out the links on our home page at monticellodental.com.

Numpol Dejtiranukul, DMD DICOI
Your O'Fallon MO Dentist

What is a Dental CT Scan Used For?

by Monticello Dental on 01/20/18

A dental computed tomography (CT) scan is used to capture 3-D images of teeth, bone, nerves, and other soft tissue. The CT scan allows for more views and angles of the mouth than a traditional 2-D image, which then allows for more accurate treatment planning. Our office uses the CT machine for dental implant placement, determining bone structure, viewing the orientation of teeth, and for other procedures as needed.

If you have a question about our dental CT machine, or you would like to schedule an appointment, call us today at our O'Fallon MO dental office at 636-300-4280.

Benefits of Fluorescent Oral Cancer Screenings

by Monticello Dental on 06/28/17

Screening for oral cancer is critical to the early detection of abnormal tissue. Our office uses the latest technology to emit a special blue light on oral tissue which causes the tissue to fluoresce. This enhances areas that may be questionable and lead to a more detailed examination to determine if any abnormalities are present. The oral cancer screening is painless and very cost effective for detecting cancer in its early stages. If you would like to schedule an appointment, call us today at our O'Fallon MO dental office at 636-300-4280.

Use Your Dental Benefits Before the End of the Year!

by Monticello Dental on 12/06/16

As the end of the year approaches, we'd like to remind you that if you haven't used your dental benefits to the max, now is the time to schedule your appointment. Our dentist in Ofallon MO offers all of the standard dental procedures plus more - the Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique, dental implants, and fluorescent oral cancer screenings to name just a few procedures. If you are unsure of how your dental benefits work, give us a call and we will be happy to help you through it.

Straight Teeth in about 6 Months Using Clear Braces!

by Monticello Dental on 11/29/16

Six Month Smiles - Straight Teeth in About 6 Months


Did you know that you could have Straight Teeth in as little as Six Months? Dr. Dejti, your Dentist in O'Fallon MO, is a Recognized Provider of Six Month Smiles.  

This is a Cosmetic Braces system that uses crystal clear brackets with tooth colored wires to gently move teeth into their most optimum position. Special wires keep constant gentle pressure on the teeth reducing treatment times.  

What are the benefits for patients?
  • No Referrals Needed - Six Month Smiles is done right here at your dental office of OFallon MO.
  • Cost - Six Month Smiles is significantly less than traditional braces.
  • Time - Treatment times average about six months.
  • Appearance - Six Month Smiles uses clear brackets that are virtually invisible.
Call us today at 636-300-4280 for a free consultation.

Pinhole Surgical Technique - New Gum Recession Surgery

by Monticello Dental on 11/21/16

The pinhole surgical technique (PST) is a new procedure for repairing gum recession. PST is usually less invasive and, in most cases, requires less healing time than conventional gum grafting. Visit our website here for more information including photos of this new procedure. Dr. Dejtiranukul, dentist in Ofallon MO, is currently one of only a few dentists who perform the pinhole surgical technique in the St. Louis area.

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Do You Know the Signs of Sleep Apnea?

by Monticello Dental on 04/28/16

If you have been told that you snore and/or stop breathing during sleep, you may have sleep apnea. Sleep apnea can be a serious condition, and studies indicate that there is a correlation between sleep apnea and hypertension, obesity, diabetes, and congestive heart failure. If you suspect that you have sleep apnea, talk to your doctor or dentist about your symptoms. Very often, sleep apnea is treatable with CPAP Therapy through your physician or Oral Appliance Therapy through a dentist who has had advanced training in sleep medicine.

Be Cautious of E-cigarettes, Hookahs, and Smokeless Tobacco Products

by Monticello Dental on 10/29/15

Health Concerns for Alternative to Smoking

There are many alternatives to smoking traditional tobacco these days. The most popular include e-cigs, smokeless tobacco, hookahs, and dissolving products. Many of these products are perceived as safe; however, the long-term effects of these products are still unknown. It will take a few more years before more accurate information can be made available. For more information on smokeless tobacco products, including a list of those products, please visit ADA Mouth Healthy.