FAQs: Pediatric Dental Sedation

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Jefferson City Dental Care provides sedation options when needed for our young patients. Here are answers to the most frequent questions about pediatric sedation dentistry. Is sedation safe for kids? Nitrous oxide, oral sedation, and IV sedation are safe for children when administered by experienced professionals. Certified pediatric dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, and anesthesiologists…

3 Important Reasons To Choose Jefferson City Dental Care

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An Educated Pediatric Dentist Like other dental specialists (endodontists and prosthodontists, for example), Dr. Johnson has advanced dental training. After four years of rigorous dental school, pediatric dentists undergo an additional two years of pediatric dental schooling. That’s one of the reasons Dr. Johnson is the most qualified to provide dental care for your child.…

Oral Health For Jefferson City Diabetics

Oral Health For Jefferson City Diabetics

Today’s Jefferson City dental article is entitled ‘Oral Health For Jefferson City Diabetics.’ Many Jefferson City people with diabetes have dental problems. However, gum disease, tooth loss, and periodontal disease are not unavoidable. Blood sugar is the complicating factor. Jefferson City diabetics who control their blood sugar have lower rates of dental problems. In fact,…

What’s the Difference Between Silver Fillings and White Fillings?

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In today’s article, we discuss fillings. What is a composite filling? Composite fillings are fabricated with a mixture of glass or quartz and resin which results in a natural tooth-colored material. They are quite strong when bonded to the tooth with adhesive. What is an amalgam filling? Amalgam fillings are also called “silver fillings” though…

Keep Active Smiles Healthy

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It’s hard to enjoy sports if you have dental dilemmas. Despite many athletes being health-conscious, there is a concerning rate of tooth problems among athletes of all ages. Let’s consider two alarming studies. 40% of athletes reported oral health problems A study cited in the British Journal of Sports Medicine explored how poor oral health…