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What are the benefits of visiting a dentist regularly?

Your regularly scheduled dental checkups with the doctor are not just meant to make your smile prettier and healthier. Your mouth’s health has an important impact on your overall physical Read More

Canker Sores and Stress

Canker sores are painful lesions that form in the soft tissues of the mouth, usually along the inner lips, under the tongue, and along the cheek walls. They are usually Read More

5 Tips For Keeping Your Tooth Enamel Healthy

You know what people say: "Protect your tooth enamel, and it will protect your teeth." Then again, maybe you've never heard anyone say that—but it's still true. Super strong Read More

Why do wisdom teeth need to be removed?

the doctor and our team at M. Kenneth Johnson, DMD, PA get this question a lot. Wisdom teeth are the last teeth to come in, once young people get their Read More

3 Reasons to Schedule Regular Dental Hygiene Visits

It's a common fantasy to imagine you're the main squeeze of one of the world's most desirable humans, but it was real life for Priscilla Wagner Beaulieu. In the Read More

Is a Lost Tooth a Lost Cause?

We’re used to seeing athletes wearing mouthguards at practice or play, because dental trauma is one of the most common (and predictable) sports injuries. But it’s not just athletes who Read More

Keep the Implants Supporting Your Bridge Clean of Dental Plaque

Dental implants have revolutionized restorative dentistry. Not only are they the top choice for individual tooth replacement, implants also improve upon traditional dental work. Dental bridges are a case in Read More

Going Green for the New Year

Does your list of New Year’s resolutions for the coming months include reducing your ecological footprint? If so, let’s ring in the year with some basic—and some innovative—dental ideas to Read More

Healthy Resolutions for Healthy Teeth

Every January 1st, you have your resolutions ready. No more nail biting. Lose ten pounds. Stop smoking. None of us are happy about those annoying bad habits we’ve picked up Read More

Do These 2 Things For Your Health's Sake If You Wear Dentures

Today's dentures are more comfortable, more functional and more life-like than ever before—so much so that you might forget you have them in. Even so, dentures do have some Read More

Does flossing hurt your gums?

Ideally, it should never hurt when you floss your teeth. But if you haven’t flossed in a long while or don’t do it regularly, you may experience sore or bleeding Read More

4 Things You Can Do to Foster Better Oral Health for a Person With Disabilities

According to the World Health Organization, more than 1 billion people around the world have a disability. That's one in eight individuals of all ages who may need assistance Read More

Common Emergency Care Visits: Toothaches or abscesses

Dental problems do not always wait for normal office hours. Broken fillings or damaged teeth are common reasons for emergency treatment. Toothaches and abscesses can also require prompt attention. the Read More

Three Surprising Causes of Bad Breath

Rumor has it that the Queen of England doesn’t allow garlic in the palace. And, even if you have no royal duties in the near future, it might be a Read More

How George Clooney Made Over His Smile and How You Can Too

Since his breakout role as Dr. Doug Ross in the 90's TV drama ER, George Clooney has enjoyed a blockbuster career as an award-winning actor, director and producer. He's Read More

Periodontal Health during Pregnancy

Congratulations! Your pregnancy is a time of joy and excitement—and a time to take special care of yourself. You’ve discovered that pregnancy brings many physical changes, but it may still Read More

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