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Dental Veneers…Are They Right For You?

By: September 23rd      Quick Bites      admin

Dental veneers are a fantastic tool used in cosmetic dentistry to help create that perfect smile.  Unlike crowns which cover the whole tooth, dental veneers are custom wafer-thin shells of porcelain which are just bonded to the front of your teeth.  Dental veneers have a variety of uses with veneers being used as an alternative […]

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Loud Snoring? It Could Be Sleep Apnea

By: August 31st      Quick Bites      admin

Sleep Apnea is a disorder that prevents the body from getting a sufficient amount of oxygen during sleep. During times of sleep, the sleep apnea patient literally stops breathing for small periods of time, creating an extremely dangerous situation.  Over 12 million Americans have been diagnosed with sleep apnea and that figure includes women, men, […]

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How Sensitive Are Your Teeth?

By: February 2nd      Quick Bites      admin

After preparing a very generous helping of your favorite ice cream, the last thing you want is for this delectable dairy delight to cause you pain.  But if cold foods like ice cream or hot liquids like coffee or soup often cause you pain or discomfort, you may be suffering from “sensitive teeth”. Sensitive teeth […]

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Do You Struggle With Dental Anxiety?

By: January 5th      Quick Bites      admin

      Perhaps there is no other healthcare profession like dentistry that has the unfortunate (and false) reputation of wanting to cause pain rather than prevent it.  For all the good that dentists do to improve our well being, there are many patients with fears about sitting in the dentist’s chair. Perhaps it has […]

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Sports Drinks & Tooth Decay…Are They Related?

By: December 19th      Quick Bites      admin

Hydration and energy are important facets to athletic success.  But new studies have shown that they can be just as harmful to the strength of your teeth as soft drinks.  Due to their acidic nature and high in sugar contents, all these drinks can wear away the enamel from your teeth. The Academy of General […]

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Do You Have Bad Breath? We Can Help!

By: December 10th      Quick Bites      admin

Anyone can be affected by bad breath, also known as halitosis.  It can be embarrassing but the good new is that it is usually treatable!  If you have bad breath…we can help! Don’t ignore bad breath – There are many causes of bad breath.  Among them are tooth decay, periodontal (gum) disease, dry mouth, tobacco […]

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Johnston Dental is Committed to You to Find the Best Treatment for You

By: December 1st      Quick Bites      admin

At Johnston Dental, our office philosophy is simple. We want to help you feel great about your smile and your health. Often that means providing preventive care like checkups and cleanings to minimize potential dental problems and treat them early. Perhaps you have a significant issue that requires treatment to restore painful, broken, or missing […]

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A Confident Smile Will Change Your Day

By: November 24th      Quick Bites      admin

Give them a smile: a happy, friendly, and genuine smile.  Go ahead, flash it; it’s contagious, it’s infectious, it’s the universal expression of happiness.  A smile can change someone’s day! Some people are a little nervous about smiling.  They don’t think their smile looks good, or they think that smiling makes them look unprofessional or […]

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10 Reasons to Have a Dental Cleaning

By: November 11th      Quick Bites      admin

Good oral health is important, not only for looks, but for general health as well.  Poor oral hygiene can lead to a variety of dental and medical problems such as gum disease, infection, bone loss, heart disease, strokes and more.  Following, are ten important reasons to maintain our recommended schedule of dental cleanings.   1- […]

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Halloween Candy…Try This With Your Kids

By: October 25th      Quick Bites      admin

Face it. Come Halloween, despite your best sugar-cop tactics, your kids are going to eat candy. It’s not the end the world or even the road to a mouthful of cavities. Here’s your best approach for dealing with goodie bags full of sugary candy. •    Go through the candy goodies together. Let your kids pick […]

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