What Does A Missing Tooth Say About You?

When you meet someone who is missing a front tooth, what do you think? Do you wonder if they were in an accident? A missing tooth is more than unsightly: that space in the jaw can lead to bone recession, and other teeth moving around. A dental implant from Neal C. Johnson DMD in Billings […]

A Teenage Smile Without The Metal

No One Will Know You Are Wearing Braces In Billings

Many adults want to straighten their teeth, but a mouthful of teenager-style metal braces is not exactly what they had in mind. At Neal C. Johnson DMD in Billings, we have an excellent alternative, clear braces. Your busy lifestyle will not be hampered because clear braces are so easy and convenient. Technically called aligners, they […]

Can Cosmetic Dentistry Create Perfect Smiles?

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Cosmetic Dentistry Gives Billings Residents Perfect Smiles

There have been countless advances in the field of cosmetic dentistry in recent years and you may be surprised to find out what The Billings Dentist can do for your smile. Teeth whitening is a common procedure in most dental offices, and the results can be remarkable! Brighter teeth can be the centerpiece of your […]

6 Ways To Prepare For Your Dental Procedure

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Nervous about an upcoming procedure? At Neal C. Johnson DMD in Billings we offer six ways to prepare yourself mentally, emotionally, and physically before your big dental day. First, remember every member of our team is trained to provide the best care and comfort possible. Second, take some time to relax and discover what you […]

Root Canal vs Dental Implant

Lockwood root canals vs tooth implants

This post from Neal C. Johnson DMD in Billings looks at one of the difficult decisions that must be made in a dentist’s office from time to time. When a tooth’s nerve and pulp becomes infected, a dentist and patient must make a choice of whether to attempt to save the tooth by executing a […]

Are Dental Veneers Reversible?

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Porcelain veneers from Neal C. Johnson DMD in Billings are a popular option among those who want to improve their smiles with cosmetic dentistry. Unlike a crown that completely covers the tooth, a veneer is a super thin layer of a  porcelain, composite bonding, or ceramic. When bonded to a tooth, the veneer creates a […]

Titanium: The Bone-Loving Metal

The key to a successful dental implant is osseointegration: the fusing of the implant with the patient’s jawbone. At Neal C. Johnson DMD in Billings, we have performed many dental implants, and are proud that they have a success rate greater than ninety percent. Some patients think of dental implants as replacement teeth. But strictly […]

Are Toothpicks Good For Cleaning Teeth?

At Neal C. Johnson DMD in Billings, we always remind our patients how important it is to clean their teeth on a regular basis. Not just the front surfaces, but between the teeth, too. This is essential for cavity prevention. What’s the best way to go about getting those narrow spaces between teeth? That’s an […]

Dental Floss: Which Type is Best?

Along with brushing, flossing is the most important thing you can do for healthy teeth and gums. There’s a varity of floss types to choose from. Which one is best for you? It depends. At Neal C. Johnson DMD in Billings, we’re using this space to summarize what’s available, and what might influence your choice […]