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What's the connection between gum disease and diabetes?

People who have diabetes are usually familiar with many of the other health risks they face, including damage to the nerves, eyes, heart, and kidneys. But did you know that Read More

Thanksgiving in North America

Thanksgiving marks the start to the holidays; a season filled with feasting, indulging, and spending time with family and friends are always special. Thanksgiving is a holiday meant for giving Read More

Dental Anxiety

If you suffer from dental anxiety, a visit to M. Kenneth Johnson, DMD, PA might seem like a daunting prospect. Perhaps you had a bad experience in the past, but Read More

Famous Dentists in History

Every six months or so you head down to your local dentist for a teeth cleaning, but have you ever thought that your dentist could one day be famous? Well, Read More

Cold Comfort

The sounds of the season are filling the air—falling leaves rustling along the sidewalk, football cheers, holiday greetings—and the coughs and sneezes of your fellow sufferers. Yes, it’s cold and Read More

The Intriguing History of Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching, and the doctor wanted to be sure to wish our patients a happy day, no matter how you might celebrate this holiday. The Halloween that is Read More

How Sedation Dentistry Can Help You Overcome Dental Anxiety

Sometimes people feel a tiny bit nervous when they sit in the dental chair. And sometimes it’s more than a tiny bit. If your anxiety over visiting the office leads Read More

Pediatric Dental Emergency Know-How

Parents are usually expert at taking care of their children’s injuries. You know how to disinfect a cut, soothe a bump on the head, and apply a bandage faster than Read More

Year-End Insurance Reminder

the doctor, as well as our team at M. Kenneth Johnson, DMD, PA, would like to give those patients with flex spend, health savings, or insurance benefits a friendly end Read More

HPV and Oral Cancer

Human papillomavirus, or HPV, is best known as a sexually transmitted infection. In the United States, HPV is the most common sexually transmitted disease, with 79 million Americans currently infected, Read More

Improve your oral health with xylitol!

Xylitol tastes sweet, but unlike sugar, it is not converted to acid that can cause your teeth to decay. It’s a naturally occurring sweetener found in plants, fruits, and vegetables; Read More

Pregnancy and Oral Care

Pregnancy involves a lot of alterations in your health. M. Kenneth Johnson, DMD, PA is here to help you understand the oral health aspects of your pregnancy. As you may already Read More

September is National Gum Care Month!

Can you believe it's already September? At M. Kenneth Johnson, DMD, PA, we know that gingivitis, the early stage of periodontal disease, can be difficult to recognize. Many people don’t Read More

Happy Labor Day!

Labor Day is upon us, and that means the non-official end to summer. Before the kids head back to school and temperatures start to cool down, this is your last Read More

Antibiotic Prophylaxis or Premedication

In years past, it was often recommended that dental patients who had a history of heart problems or other conditions, such as joint implants, be given antibiotics before any dental Read More

HPV and Oral Cancer

HPV, or human papillomavirus, is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the country. There are over 100 strains of HPV, and, while most of these infections leave our systems Read More

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