Month: October 2018

2019 Is Near – Have You Used This Year’s Dental Benefits?

As we enter the final months of 2018, your mind may be trained firmly on the holidays. The end of the current year provides us with opportunities to see family, enjoy time off from work, and prepare for the next year. It can also be your last chance to take advantage of the dental benefits… Read more »

Well Baby Exams Can Make Future Checkups Easier

Once a baby’s teeth start to arrive, you need to take steps to keep those teeth healthy. Within six months of their first tooth’s arrival, parents should bring their child in for a “well baby exam.” Your St. Louis, MO dentist, Dr. Johnson, can welcome her youngest patients for this initial appointment, which focuses on… Read more »

Quiz: Life During Invisalign Treatment

One exciting perk you can enjoy during Invisalign treatment is the ability to correct alignment flaws without drawing attention to your orthodontic appliance. When patients are concerned that metal braces are the only option open to them, they can worry about the impact this treatment will have on how they look. With Invisalign aligners, you… Read more »

The Trouble With Tea (And Coffee)

Teas typically contain less caffeine than the usual cup of coffee, and your favorite beverage can be ideal for unwinding during an afternoon break. Unsweetened tea can be refreshing, while keeping your sugar intake low. With all that said, there is one concern you should hold onto when it comes to drinking tea – you… Read more »

Cosmetic Work Can Lead To A Better Smile Before The Holidays

As we near the end of the year, your family may have already started making plans for holiday gatherings. These events may bring together people you see infrequently, and they can encourage everyone to take – and share – photos. Because the holidays can be such a social time, many people who are interested in… Read more »