Kicking the Thumb Sucking Habit

Many young children suck their thumbs. If its something your child is doing, there is no cause for alarm. It is a natural thing for babies, and most kids grow out of it by the age of four, or when their permanent teeth start to come in. But if your... Read more »

Your Guide to Oral Infections

The best way to understand how to avoid something is to first understand exactly what it is that you’re avoiding. That goes for a lot of things in life - work, school and even dating. But it applies exceptionally well to your health. How often, though, do you work to... Read more »

Tricks to Defend Your Smile

Our dentist, Dr. Jeremy Johnson, wants you to have the top-notch smile and oral health you deserve. One way to achieve those goals is to make sure to protect your smile. Unfortunately, there are many things in the world that can threaten and damage your teeth and gums. The good... Read more »

Dentistry in Motion: Mouthwash

Are you aware of the benefits that mouthwash products can provide for your smile? Mouthwash is typically designed to rinse away food particles and debris that may be present in your mouth along with neutralizing the effects of halitosis. Halitosis, also known as bad breath, arises when foul odors emanate... Read more »

The Good Work Habits for Your Smile

If you want a strong and successful smile, then you need to do everything you can to care for your teeth and gums regularly. This means you need to care for your smile while you’re at work. Fortunately, there are good work habits that can help you clean and care... Read more »

What Causes Sensitive Teeth?

Do you struggle to enjoy your morning coffee or late-night ice cream without experiencing pain? If so, you are not alone. Having sensitive teeth is very common among adults, and there are many possible causes. To help you understand more about sensitive teeth, Dr. Jeremy Johnson here at Monroe Smiles... Read more »

Treating a Minor Dental Fracture with a Dental Filling

Dental fractures that affect a tooth’s enamel layer can vary in size and severity. Some chips and minor dental fractures might not cause any sensitivity or pain. Yet the tooth should still be examined and treated by our dentist, Dr. Jeremy Johnson before a cavity can develop in the compromised... Read more »

Unlock Your Smile with Dental Bonding

  If you wish to cosmetically enhance your smile, dental bonding provides an additional level of protection. To repair any damage that is present on teeth, consider a dental bonding treatment. Dental bonding treatments are designed to go on strong and provide an additional layer of durability and protection for... Read more »

The Keys to a Great Smile with Dental Anxiety Treatments

If you are suffering from stresses and concerns for visiting your dentist or receiving any work on your teeth and gums, you may be suffering from what is known as dental anxiety. However, dental anxiety can be treated with numerous techniques that are available both in the office and in... Read more »

Teeth are for Eating, Not Opening Gifts

Believe it or not, there are lots of things that people use their teeth for they shouldn’t. From penetrating plastic to crushing nut shells, we’ve seen many teeth harmed after inappropriate usage. Sadly, during this season, we see an increase in this type of problem. Here are some things you... Read more »