Oral Health in Jefferson City: Smokeless Is Not Harmless

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Today’s topic is about the dangers of smokeless tobacco. Cigarette sales at most Jefferson City stores have decreased in the past decade, but some Jefferson City tobacco consumers have switched to smokeless products. There is a common misconception in the Jefferson City area, especially among teenagers, that smokeless tobacco is harmless. This is absolutely not true.…

Attack Of The Gummi Bear: Oral Health in Jefferson City

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At the Jefferson City Dental Care, we never like to be the bearers of bad news. But we are passionate about oral health, so we’re offering a vital warning about a lesser-known danger of sticky candy. Most people probably know that sugar is not your teeth’s friend. Eating candy creates the perfect environment for harmful…

Does My Dentist Care About My Diet?

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When people in the Jefferson City area think of diet and oral health, they often think about the damage sweet drinks can cause to teeth. While it’s true that these harmful sugars cause increased acidity in the mouth and lead to tooth decay, soda and sugary-fruit drinks are only part of the trouble. The typical…

Bleeding Gums After Your 6-Month Cleaning?

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Regular dental check-ups and cleanings are essential for optimal oral health. However, some dental patients worry because their gums tend to bleed after a thorough cleaning. Is this a problem? Well, it depends. If your gums bleed for a day or two after your cleaning, it isn’t really a problem. But, if the bleeding and…

Are Floss Picks As Good As Regular Dental Floss?

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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…

Raise Your Dental IQ

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Raise Your Dental IQ

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…