Dentist in Creve Coeur, MO

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Dr. Kratz

Meet Dr. Brandon Kratz, a compassionate dentist at the heart of Creve Coeur Family & Sedation Dentistry, who has dedicated himself to improving dental health since 2017. Understanding the challenges of dental apprehension himself, Dr. Kratz and his team prioritize your individual needs to create an environment where you feel comfortable and confident in the care you are receiving. They work diligently to help you gain a comprehensive understanding of your dental health, as well as any recommendations or anticipated future treatment needs so that you can be fully informed and capable of making the best decision for your long-term dental health. His approach is marked by gentleness, meticulous attention to detail, and a warm, engaging chairside manner that is sure to put your mind at ease.

Dr. Kratz, an alumnus of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry, is not only a professional in the clinic but also an enthusiastic Chiefs fan and an outdoor aficionado. He enjoys hunting, fishing, camping, and hiking, reflecting his love for nature. Away from dental responsibilities, he treasures time at Table Rock Lake, culinary adventures with his smoker, and cherished moments with his wife, their baby girl, and their two dogs.

Beyond his practice, Dr. Kratz is a dedicated member of the dental community. He has done extensive training in all aspects of dentistry to manage your comprehensive dental needs. He is particularly skilled in various forms of sedation dentistry, having undergone extensive training to cater to diverse patient needs. His expertise in sedation options is a testament to his dedication to patient comfort and care. 

He holds memberships in the American Dental Association and the Missouri Dental Association, emphasizing his commitment to lifelong learning. His pursuit of excellence is evident in his continuous involvement in education courses and seminars, ensuring he stays abreast of the latest advancements in dentistry.

Meet The Team At Creve Coeur Family & Sedation Dentistry

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Registered Dental Hygienist

Casey loves getting to know her patients and helping to educate them with tips and tricks that keep their smiles in great shape. Her favorite dental moments include: Making patients comfortable and when patients return after making a significant effort to improve their oral health and are excited to show her the progress they have made. When she is not treating patients, she enjoys watching her two boys play sports, being outdoors, and spending quality time with her husband, children and their doodle pups Fletcher and Josie.

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Expanded Functions Certified Dental Assistant

Stephanie is an Expanded Functions Certified Dental Assistant. She began her journey in the dental field over 20 years ago after being introduced to it by a family member. She enjoys getting to know new patients as well as building upon the lasting relationships with our current patients. She strives to ensure that her patients feel comfortable and at ease while under her care. She is married, has two daughters, two stepsons and two grandsons. She enjoys fishing, camping, bonfires, being outdoors and spending time with family and friends. 

Meet the team photo of Mary, a dedicated registered dental hygienist at our Creve Coeur dental clinic.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Mary has been a Registered Dental Hygienist since 2010. She graduated with an Associates in Dental Hygiene from STLCC and a Bachelors Of Science from San Francisco State University. Mary enjoys building relationships with her patients and educating them on the importance of their overall oral health. You will find that she is compassionate, puts her patients at ease, and ensures a positive dental experience. She is very excited to have a career that she loves and is grateful to be working with such an amazing team at Creve Coeur Family & Sedation Dentistry. In her spare time, she loves to travel and spend time with family and friends.

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Front Office Coordinator

Monica has been working in the dental field as an administrator and dental assistant since 2005. She loves spending time with her family and their 3 dogs. Monica enjoys road trips and is exceptionally good at trivia.

Meet the team photo of Dana, showcasing her expertise as an expanded functions certified dental assistant.


Expanded Functions Certified Dental Assistant

Dana is an Expanded Functions Certified Dental Assistant. She graduated from Forest Park Community College in 2008. Ever since she was a young girl she knew that she wanted to help people. As a child she enjoyed her visits to the orthodontist looking up to the girls that would help her at each visit. She knew then and there that she wanted to work in the dental field. One of her favorite parts of dentistry is the relationships she has been able to build with her patients through the years. When she is out of the office Dana is happiest in nature. In her free time you can find her at a park with her husband and their daughter. She also loves to travel anywhere from the mountains to the beach. She prides herself on living life to the fullest and making every moment count.

Meet the team photo of Sabrina, a skilled expanded functions certified dental assistant at Creve Coeur Family Dentistry.


Expanded Functions Certified Dental Assistant

Sabrina is originally from St. Louis and graduated from Ursuline Academy before pursuing a degree in dental hygiene at the University of Louisville. She recently moved back to St. Louis with her fiancée. Sabrina is excited to pursue her career closer to friends and family and looks forward to helping you elevate your smile while providing a comfortable, personable experience. Sabrina is a pasta enthusiast and loves spending time with her appropriately named cats, Philadelphia and Meatball.

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What Sets Us Apart

At Creve Coeur Family & Sedation Dentistry, we pride ourselves on a patient-centered approach that distinguishes us from many other practices. We are family-owned and operate independently to comprehensively manage each individual’s dental needs. Our mission revolves around creating a comfortable and efficient experience for every person who walks through our doors. Understanding that each patient comes with unique circumstances, we focus on delivering personalized care, listening carefully, and valuing patient input. Our state-of-the-art technology plays a pivotal role in this endeavor, allowing us to diagnose with precision and plan treatments comprehensively and efficiently. 

What truly differentiates us is our emphasis on patient comfort and satisfaction, especially for those who experience dental anxiety. Recognizing the commonality of such apprehensions, we have tailored Creve Coeur Family & Sedation Dentistry to be a serene haven from the moment you walk in. This is complemented by allocating additional time, patience and reassurance chairside as well as listening and adapting care to meet each patient’s needs. We also have flexibility in modality of treatment if further intervention is necessary. Therefore, we offer various sedation options, from mild to more profound levels, ensuring a stress-free dental experience. When indicated, we offer in-office general anesthesia and work alongside certified anesthesiologists to safely and effectively treat and monitor patients throughout dental procedures. 

Our philosophy extends beyond immediate dental needs; we aim to build lasting relationships based on trust and mutual respect. This is embodied in our flexible approach to financial planning, offering several in-house financing options to ensure quality dental care is accessible to all. Understanding the urgency of dental emergencies, we strive to provide prompt appointments to address immediate concerns. With a vision to provide exceptional and comprehensive dental services to individuals of all ages and backgrounds, we honor core values of integrity, quality, compassion, and transparency. 

At Creve Coeur Family & Sedation Dentistry, you’re not just a patient; you’re family. We invite you to experience the difference and join our community of confident, healthy, lasting smiles.

Financial Information

At Creve Coeur Family & Sedation Dentistry, we believe that financial considerations should not be an obstacle to obtaining quality dental care. That’s why we have established a range of payment and insurance options to ensure our services are accommodating and accessible to all our patients.

Insurance and Billing

We are committed to simplifying the insurance process for you. Creve Coeur Family & Sedation Dentistry is in-network with several major insurance providers, including Delta, United, and Anthem. We encourage you to contact our office to verify the acceptance of your plan. Our knowledgeable team is here to assist you in understanding your benefits and will handle the filing of your insurance claims, ensuring a hassle-free experience.

Flexible Payment Options

Understanding that dental treatments can be an unexpected expense, we offer in-house financing options through CareCredit. This program allows for manageable payment plans, making it easier for you to receive the care you need without financial strain. Our Financial Coordinator is available to discuss these options with you in detail, helping you find the best solution tailored to your individual needs.

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