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 understand why you’re avoiding a certain infection? Probably not as... 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 news is that there are also things you can do... 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 from your mouth. Typically, bad breath arises due to bacteria... 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 for your smile throughout the day. Our dentists, Drs. Johnson... 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 in Monroe, Washington, has provided you with this article about... 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 surface. If the biting surface of a tooth hasn’t been... 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 your teeth. When a dental bonding treatment is applied, it... 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 the comfort of your own home. This can help make... 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 can monitor to keep yourself safe and your teeth in... read more »

Timing Sweets

During this holiday time of year, a number of us enjoy time with friends and family eating special meals and enjoying foods. However, this increased chomping time can have a negative effect on your health, and if you’re not careful, all that additional snacking can result in cavities or gum disease. With a tiny bit of careful timing, you can... read more »