Does Your Teen Have Unique Dental Challenges?

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The team at Jefferson City Dental Care serving Jefferson City, California, Columbia and Fulton MO wants to discuss teenager oral health and some issues your teen might have. When it comes to oral health, adolescence is a pivotal time. On the upside, the last of the permanent teeth come in providing young men and women with…

The Tea And Teeth Question

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Jefferson City Dental Care serving Jefferson City, California, Columbia and Fulton MO can help you achieve a beautiful smile. Something that might concern you about your smile is stained teeth. You might wonder if you should investigate tooth whitening. A common cause of tooth staining: dark beverages including tea. Over time, tea (and the tannins in tea) builds up…

Healthy Teeth, Healthy Baby

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If you or someone you know is pregnant or planning to become pregnant in the near future you will want to pay close attention to this post. Carrying a precious little one can not only consume your time, but it is important to understand that the many changes your body experiences during pregnancy may also…

Is Grandpa Smiling?

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The team at Jefferson City Dental Care wants to discuss how are Americans doing when it comes to the dental health of the 65+ population. The Good News: The rate of decay in the elderly has decreased in the past thirty years.1 The Bad News: 25% of persons age 65+ have no remaining teeth2 Nearly…

3 Reasons Not To Skip A Dental Checkup

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Life gets busy. Sometimes it seems impossible to keep up with everything you “gotta do”. At Jefferson City Dental Care, general dentistry team in Jefferson MO, we understand that. But we encourage you to think twice before you cancel or postpone a dental checkup because you think it’s less important than the other twenty items…

Developing Good Dental Habits

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Benjamin Franklin once said that it’s easier to prevent bad habits than it is to break them. That certainly holds true when it comes to dental health. At Jefferson City Dental Care, we believe teaching children good oral hygiene early will last a lifetime. If you wait too long to teach your child how to brush…

Into The Thick Of It, The Skinny On Toothpaste

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This article from the dentist at Jefferson City Dental Care answers some common questions about toothpaste. Why does toothpaste seem gritty? The abrasive quality of toothpaste is to aid in removing dental plaque and food from the surface of the teeth. Vigorous brushing becomes unnecessary, because the abrasives in the toothpaste can snag food debris…