Damon R. Johnson DDS Dental Excellence Blog

Stay informed with our oral health tips & fun facts about dentistry. We want to share our experience & expertise to help you make the best decision about your dental care & take better care of your teeth. Check back regularly to learn more about that art, science & everyday habits that contribute to a clean, beautiful smile.

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Know Your Dental Specialties: Orthodontist

Simply put, an orthodontist is a type of dentist. However, many people don’t know this because general dentistry and orthodontics are treated as two very separate kinds of dental care.

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The Causes of Wisdom Tooth Pain

Generally speaking, there are two types of wisdom tooth pain: the kind that indicates a problem and the kind that’s just part of growing up.

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Choosing Among the Different Types of Dental Practices

Most patients, especially those in suburban areas near cities, have two choices for the types of dental practices they can go to. There are classic privately-owned practices, which are small businesses where the supervising dentist is also the owner.

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The Link Between Gum Disease & Heart Disease

Recent studies have revealed that there is a strong correlation between gum disease and cardiovascular disease. Gum disease, which is referred to by dentists as periodontitis

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The Purpose of a Dental Post

Just like a post you place when building a fence, a dental post is intended to keep something stable and in place—in this case, a tooth.

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