Many men and women know that a tooth implant is an ideal tooth restoration. Some don’t realize, however, that two or more can support a partial or full denture. This can be a more affordable option than having numerous implants while still providing many improvements as compared to standard dentures. Today’s message answers the most […]
Don’t Put Off Your Dental Exam
Hi kids, adults, and golden-agers in Billings. No matter what age you are, as long as you have teeth, dental exams are an important practice for keeping your smile healthy and beautiful! (If you don’t have any teeth, speak with us about dentures and dental implants.) At Neal C. Johnson DMD, we have an excellent […]
Regular Cleanings And Heart Health
Visiting Neal C. Johnson DMD in Billings for twice-yearly dental checkups and cleanings can seem inconvenient and unnecessary at times. But you may benefit in ways you never anticipated. A recent study showed that people who had their teeth professionally cleaned at least once every two years were 24 percent less likely to have a […]
Is Perfect Possible?
Are you contemplating a smile makeover? Are you skeptical of promises of a “perfect smile” or a “celebrity smile?” Let’s talk about the most popular cosmetic dental procedures and the results that can be expected. Composite Veneers The application of porcelain veneers at Neal C. Johnson DMD can remedy many aesthetic dental problems and is […]
Everything You Never Wanted To Know About Saliva
Today we are going to discuss the complexity and importance of your saliva. This typically yucky substance is, in reality, a finely balanced body fluid that not only maintains dental health but also helps with the digestion of your food. So, without further ado, here are the main components of saliva. 1. Water. No surprise […]
Why is the 4-Step Tooth Implant Timeline Necessary?
If you’ve visited our website before you know that implants are the preferable tooth restoration for most people with a missing tooth. The dental implant process can take several dental visits over a period of months. Don’t let this discourage you. Each stage of the procedure is critical. Remember that the tooth implant timeline is […]
Modern Dentistry In Billings With No Oxen Hooves
Hi, my name is Neal Johnson. My team and I at Neal C. Johnson DMD have been providing excellent dental care for our patients in Montana since 2001. One of the critical habits of good oral health is daily tooth brushing with an effective toothpaste. There is a wide variety of toothpastes available. I recommend […]
What Can Fluoride Do For You?
Hello, and welcome to Neal C. Johnson DMD. Today’s post focuses on fluoride: ‘What is it, exactly, and why is it so beneficial to your dental health?’ The Miracle Mineral Fluoride is a mineral, plain and simple. Fluoride is found in different foods as well as in water. Many adjust the fluoride content of their […]
A Missing Tooth Can Lead to Bone Loss
Dental implants from Neal C. Johnson DMD in Billings MT support teeth so lifelike, patients have been known to forget some of their teeth aren’t real. That’s now natural their look and function is. Those simple facts are enough to make most people choose dental implants if they need to replace one or more of […]
Denture Wearers Can Preserve Their Jaw Bone and Facial Shape
More than 36 million Americans don’t have any teeth. And 120 million are missing at least one tooth. (American College of Prosthodontists) 90% of people without teeth wear dentures. Are you one of them? Dentures aren’t the ideal tooth replacement If so, how are your dentures working for you? Do they slip around in your […]