Toothbrush Tantrums: When Your Child Won’t Brush

Categories: General Dentistry
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Your child’s primary teeth, or baby teeth, are just as vital to their health, speech development, and self-esteem as their permanent teeth. Some Jefferson City parents we meet at Jefferson City Dental Care hold the misconception that the care of primary teeth is secondary to adult teeth, since they will eventually fall out. The truth…

Bleeding Gums After Your 6-Month Cleaning?

Categories: Oral Health
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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…

Halitosis And Xerostomia (Bad Breath And Dry Mouth)

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While substandard oral hygiene is the most frequent cause of halitosis, many elements can contribute to or exacerbate the condition. One of these is the lack of saliva or xerostomia. Saliva and Oral Health Saliva moistens the teeth and gums and removes odiferous dead cells. Saliva also neutralizes the ever-present acids on the tongue, gums,…

What’s New In Dentistry?

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The world of dentistry continues to advance at a rapid pace. If you have visited your Jefferson City dentist lately, you have probably noticed some things that make your visit more comfortable, such as the ability to watch TV or listen to music while receiving treatment. Many Jefferson City dentistry patients welcome oral conscious sedation to reduce or eliminate pain.