Blog Archive

Covid And Dentistry Aug 26th, 2020

To our valued patients,  In an effort to educate our patients and put you at ease, there is no current data or evidence of spread of the coronavirus from the dental chair or dental office. We also practice universal precautions to keep you safe. Additionally, there is emerging evidence (see...

Test Videos Nov 2nd, 2016

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Wisdom Teeth Oct 28th, 2016

Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that most people get in their late teens or early twenties. These teeth can be beneficial when healthy and properly aligned, but more often than not, they become misaligned and cause health problems. When wisdom teeth are misaligned, they may...

Dental Crown Jul 25th, 2016

A crown is used to cover or “cap” a damaged or broken down tooth. Crowns strengthen a compromised tooth increasing the lifespan of the tooth and preventing further breakdown and eventual loss. A crown can also be used to improve a tooth’s appearance, shape or alignment. Crowns are also placed on top of implants in the process of replacing...

Dental Implants Ideal For Missing Teeth Jul 25th, 2016

Despite improvements in dental care, many people still suffer from tooth loss due to decay, gingivitis or injury. In the past, the only treatment for missing teeth was a bridge or denture. But today we have modern dental implants to replace a missing tooth’s root and serve as a foundation...

Why Replace Missing Teeth Jul 25th, 2016

WHY REPLACE MISSING TEETH A lot of people are suffering from tooth loss without understanding the reasons to replace missing teeth. If this happens to you, it is a must to get your missing teeth replaced at the soonest time possible. Having your lost teeth replaced can give you both aesthetic...

Benefits Of Dental Implants Jul 25th, 2016

Modern Dental Implants give hope of a normal life to people with missing teeth Implants provide a foundation for replacement teeth that look, feel and function just like natural teeth. With dental implants people can eat practically without being bothered by seeds, nuts and other hard to chew foods. They can smile...

Advanced Cleaning Jul 25th, 2016

There are a variety of treatments for gum disease depending on the stage of disease, how you may have responded to earlier treatments and your overall health. Treatments range from nonsurgical therapies that control bacterial growth to surgery to restore supportive tissues. NON-SURGICAL TREATMENTS FOR GUM DISEASE Professional dental cleaning. During a typical...

Relax With Sedation Dentistry Jul 25th, 2016

At Johnson Ranch Family Dentistry & Orthodontics our doctors are highly trained and we offer many levels of Sedation Dentistry for our patients comfort. Stay calm and relaxed while undergoing potentially painful dental procedures. Sedation Dentistry helps to safely reduce pain and anxiety for over 10 million patients a year. With little or...

Fluoride Is A Cavity Fighter Jul 24th, 2016

Fluoride is crucial for children’s tooth paste for helping safeguard their teeth. It can also be needed for women and men with a receding gum lines and exposed roots. Fluoride is definitely a force field for teeth enamel. It’s actually a mineral that’s contained in regular food and water and mouth...

Orthodontics Jul 22nd, 2016

If your child has crooked teeth or a misaligned jaw, it’s time for an orthodontic screening. Braces are still the primary means for straightening teeth and correcting misaligned bites in children. But braces are no longer the mouth full of shiny metal you remember from the past. Today, brackets can be bonded...

Prevent Teeth Crowding With Early Intervention Jul 22nd, 2016

Orthopedic expansion or the use of a palatal expander can help widen the jaw allowing more space for the permanent teeth to come into the best position. I see this as early orthopedics more than orthodontics because we are helping to develop the jaw bone, not the teeth. The goal...

Tooth Crowding Of The Upper Jaw Jul 22nd, 2016

Tooth crowding and narrowness of the upper jaw is amongst the most common types of malocclusion and results in a misalignment of the upper and lower teeth. This leads to the lower jaw being trapped back and not allowing it to grow to its full and proper position, that causes a...

Tonsils And Adenoids Jul 22nd, 2016

Another area of concern among young patients is tonsils and adenoids. They’re lymphatic tissue in the back of the mouth and throat. They are there primarily to help fight infection when we are young. Nevertheless they can be a problem if they become distended or get infected. Enlarged tonsils and...