Oral Health in Wardsville: What Can Fluoride Do For You?

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Hello, and welcome to Jefferson City Dental Care. Today’s post focuses on fluoride What is it exactly, and why is it so beneficial to your oral health in Wardsville? Introduction to Fluoride Fluoride is a mineral, plain and simple. Fluoride occurs naturally in different foods as well as in water. Many communities adjust the fluoride…

Sedation Dentistry In Jefferson City

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Many Jefferson City dentistry patients have discovered the benefits of anxiety-free dentistry (sometimes called sleep dentistry). There are three main types of sedation options available in the Jefferson City area for patients to look at: Inhalation Nitrous Oxide, sometimes called ‘laughing gas’ has been used in  dental offices for over a century, because, in many…

Overbites And Underbites

Overbites And Underbites

When the upper part of the jaw and the lower part of the jaw are not the same size, bite problems can occur. When the lower jaw is smaller than the upper jaw, it is called an overbite. When the reverse is true, it is called an underbite. Another related alignment disorder is called a…

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…

Are You Benefiting From Fluoridated Water?

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Question: What marvelous community-based voluntary health measure has done the most to prevent tooth decay in the U.S. in the past 70 years? Answer: Municipal water fluoridation! Fluoride is a tooth’s best friend because it strengthens the enamel and can reverse demineralization. That’s why there is fluoride in toothpaste and fluoride treatments are performed during…

Soda Spells Double Trouble For Russellville

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Soft drinks, soda, pop. No matter what you call it, it seems that these days it’s the dietary villain of choice. Today in the Jefferson City Dental Care Dental Blog, we are going to give you yet another reason to avoid this ubiquitous drink. For dental health, soda deals a double punch of damage with…