15 Things You Didn’t Know About Teeth

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Here at Jefferson City Dental Care, we’re committed to patient education. Today’s post highlights 10 things you may not know about dental health: Children’s teeth are soft until about age 10. A tooth with a crown can get a cavity. Your gum tissue is as vital as your teeth. Some prescription medications can increase your…

What Can Jefferson City Dental Care Do For You?

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Hello, and welcome to the Jefferson City dental health blog. My name is Dr. Justin Johnson and I want to tell you about Jefferson City Dental Care. We work hard to keep our patients satisfied. Our most popular services are:   dental implants porcelain veneers prepless veneers dental crowns teeth whitening We serve residents in…

Relax. Your Teeth Will Thank You.

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Most adults have been warned about the physical effects of stress. Our doctors remind us to protect ourselves from the dangers of unmanaged stress by eating healthy, exercising regularly, and getting adequate sleep. We know that we shouldn’t try to relieve stress with overeating, excessive alcohol consumption, smoking, or compulsive spending. (Even though many of…

Why Sports Drinks Put Teeth At Risk

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Many health-conscious individuals in the Jefferson City area exercise regularly, and many turn to sports drinks for hydration. While it’s true that they help preserve electrolyte levels in the body (and pose fewer health risks than energy drinks), their acidity can erode tooth enamel. And when tooth enamel erodes, those pearly whites are more susceptible…

Don’t Put Off Your Dental Exam

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Need a dental checkup? They’re key to your lifelong oral health. Call Jefferson City Dental Care to schedule a general, cosmetic, or restorative dentistry appointment. We have the latest technology and offer you peace of mind.

Sore Tooth? Don’t Wait!

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Patients who wait to have a sore tooth checked end up saying “I wish I had come sooner.” Even with all the various causes of mouth issues, a toothache sends a simple, clear message: “See your dentist!” And it seems like toothaches always get worse on Friday night. Don’t wait. The longer you wait, the…

Do I Need A Dental Cleaning If I Brush And Floss At Home?

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Today’s post focuses on professional dental cleanings. You might wonder if you need a professional dental cleaning if you already practice dental hygiene daily at home. The answer is that both processes are critical because they work in tandem to maintain oral health. Dr. Justin Johnson encourages patients to practice preventative dentistry by: Brushing Flossing…

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 Dangers Of Oral Infections

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“It’s just a small sore, it will go away.” “I’m too busy right now, I’ll go to a dentist later.” “A little sensitivity is no big deal.” It happens to most Jefferson City residents at least once in their life. Your teeth become sensitive to cold drinks. A tooth develops a dull ache. A sore…