Say Goodbye To Old Amalgam Fillings

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Remember what your teeth looked like before you had your first cavity? When you opened your mouth to laugh or yawn, the people with you could see only pearly white molar surfaces. (Unless, of course, you had been munching Oreos.) If you are like many adults, you started developing cavities fairly young and started receiving…

Limit Sugar For Healthier Jefferson City Kids

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Every health-conscious parent knows that sugar is the number one cause of cavities for Missouri kids – and plenty of us adults also snack on too many sweet snacks and beverages. Because of cavity risks, low nutritional value, and high calorie content, many parents want to limit the sugar in their children’s diets. Obviously, there…

3 Dental Dangers For Jefferson City Toddlers

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Hello new Jefferson City parents. We know that keeping babies and toddlers safe and healthy requires constant effort. You snap them snugly in their car seats, baby-proof your medicine cabinet and guard the stairway with a gate. You take them to your Jefferson City pediatrician for immunizations, check-ups and an occasional prescription for antibiotics. Jefferson…

3 Tips To Make Brushing In Jefferson City Count

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Many of Dr. Justin Johnson’s patients walk in for cosmetic dentistry, family dentistry, or Invisalign. Many for routine checkups and cleanings. Most really want to know if they are brushing properly. Having patients come for treatment and leave with questions answered – from which toothpaste to buy to proper tools and techniques – is our…

The Jefferson City Dental Care Guide To Wisdom Teeth

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Wisdom Teeth And Your Jefferson City Dentist

Wisdom teeth are the last of the molars (grinding teeth) to erupt from the gum. They usually appear in the late teens and early twenties. Not all people develop these teeth while some have from one to four. Though some Jefferson City dental patients never experience any problems with these extra molars, many times wisdom…

How Long Should You Brush?

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Did you remember that brushing and flossing fights bad breath and removes stains? If you have persistent stains that brushing can’t remove, get your teeth bleached at Jefferson City Dental Care for a dazzling stain free smile. The American Dental Association recommends two minutes as a minimum time for brushing. Most men and women think…

Are Dentures Inevitable?

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Implant Anchored Dentures in Jefferson City

Are you one of the fortunate Jefferson City people with healthy teeth? Would you like to keep them healthy for the rest of your life? Some people believe that keeping their teeth healthy into the golden years is unlikely if not impossible. At Jefferson City Dental Care, we are happy to assure you that this…

Smart Brushing Trumps Aggressive Brushing

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Most Jefferson City residents brush their teeth (at least we hope so). However, there are many who brush improperly but don’t realize that their dental hygiene practices may be contributing to oral problems. They may pride themselves on their diligence, but frequency does not make up for incorrect methods. One of the most common errors…