Floss picks vs regular floss? While it’s better to floss with a floss pick than to not floss at all, it’s important to note that floss picks can only clean a part of the tooth’s surface. Dr. Johnson recommends traditional floss or dental tape. Here’s why: A floss pick holds just a small segment of…
There are many simple things that the average Russellville area resident can do to raise their Dental IQ and improve their oral health. One simple lesson involves bacteria, and everyone’s mouth has a lot of it. But, don’t worry, bacteria per se isn’t the problem. Dental problems occur for Jefferson City patients when the balance…
6. Be a Builder Not a Wrecker
Bacteria is constantly trying to build an empire in your mouth, so give it what it wants: juice, soda, and chewy candy for the small crevices and hard to reach surfaces!
It may surprise you to know that some Jefferson City people have very strong opinions about which type of toothbrush is the best: manual or electric. Is there really one that is clearly better?
Tooth grinding is never a good thing, and it can even lead to a cracked tooth or temporomandibular conditions. Talk to your dentist, doctor, or physical therapist and try some stress reduction techniques to keep your jaw nice and relaxed.
Hi, I’m Dr. Justin Johnson of Jefferson City Dental Care. Today’s post focuses on an interesting article that appeared recently on Science Daily.com. The article describes a study of Brazilian ICU patients that compared infection rates of those who received enhanced oral care instead of routine oral care. The patients who received the more intense dental care were 56 percent less likely to develop a respiratory infection during their stay.
Believe it or not plaque can rear its ugly head in any Jefferson City mouth – even yours – no matter how meticulous you try to be. If you have deep grooves, watch out. If you have a receding gum line, watch out. If you are a candy-loving Jefferson City resident with the proverbial sweet tooth, watch out.
Maintaining healthy teeth is an important concern for our local Jefferson City dental patients. As your dentist, I’m devoted to helping you care for your teeth and keep them healthy. Everyone in the Jefferson City knows that maintaining healthy teeth requires thorough daily brushing and flossing. Regular visits to your local Jefferson City dental practice are also necessary for preventing cavities and maintaining proper dental hygiene.
Visiting Jefferson City Dental Care in Jefferson City for regular dental check-ups and cleanings every six months can seem inconvenient and unnecessary at times, but you may benefit in ways you never imagined.
Hi. I’m Dr. Justin Johnson, an experienced dentist here in Jefferson City. It is my goal to help my patients have optimum oral health, and today I would like to talk about something else associated with our mouths that doesn’t get as much attention as cavities or cosmetic dentistry: it’s our sense of taste.