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!
Many dental patients in the Wardsville, Russellville, and Linn areas may wonder why, with all the advances in dental medicine, we still send you home with a complimentary toothbrush and roll of floss. It’s true, they do seem a little old-fashioned in our high-tech world, but don’t let their simple design fool you. These tools…
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.
Hello Jefferson City dental blog visitors, and welcome to the Jefferson City Dental Care blog. I am Dr. Justin Johnson.
I came across an interesting dental article on the Web MD Health News site the other day. The article is entitled ‘Fatty Fish, Nuts May Prevent Gum Disease.’ Author Jennifer Warner explains that a recent study links diets high in polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) with a lower risk of periodontitis.