Dental Confidence Or Caution

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Whether you are one of those who goes willingly to the dentist or are hesitant about getting work done, the team at Neal C. Johnson DMD in Billings MT wants you to make and keep regular appointments for cleanings and checkups. Regular dental appointments are important because they help keep your teeth and gums healthy. […]

Suspect A Bite Problem?

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At Neal C. Johnson DMD in Billings MT , we know that a common dental problem tends to go undiagnosed for years. This is because people chalk it up to genetics and don’t even realize it’s a problem. The problem we’re talking about is, of course, malocclusion.  Literally meaning “bad bite,” it is a term […]

Which Type of Toothbrush is Best?

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Is an electric toothbrush better than a manual toothbrush for cleaning your teeth? In this article from Neal C. Johnson DMD in Billings MT, we won’t recommend one over the other. We’re just going to take a close look at the electric toothbrush. Electric toothbrushes have been commercially available in the United States since the […]

Beware Of Hidden Sugar

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Most of us consume far too much sugar. That isn’t exactly a news flash, but at Neal C. Johnson DMD in Billings MT we want to remind you what sugar does to teeth, and what you can do about it. We get cavities when acids in the mouth attack the enamel and dentin of the […]

Protect Your Enamel, Protect Your Teeth

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This message from Neal C. Johnson DMD in Billings MT is about tooth enamel. Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the body, and well-suited to protect your teeth. If you keep your tooth enamel healthy, you will avoid many dental ailments. Your risk of getting cavities goes way down. Your teeth will be less […]

Are You Watching For Cavities?

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Tooth decay is one of the most common health problems there is. Are you doing everything you can to prevent it? In this post from Neal C. Johnson DMD in Billings MT, we have some practical ideas that can help. Avoid Refined Sugar This one is probably obvious, but avoiding sugar should be your number […]

Flossing For Health And Happiness

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Most people know that flossing is an important part of oral health. As we like to remind our patients at Neal C. Johnson DMD in Billings MT, its value has been proven time and time again. Flossing is your chance to remove the food debris that a toothbrush can’t reach. Which Kind Is Best? When […]