Tips From Your Family Dentist in Paducah

Good Dental Practices Start Early

Should I Brush of Floss First?

Should I Brush of Floss First?

If you enjoy puzzles like “What came first? If you liked “The chicken or the egg?”, you’ll like this one: “Which should you do first, brush or floss?” Both of these oral hygiene procedures are critical for removing dental plaque, which is a thin bacterial film that...

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Johnson Family Dental Creates Healthy Smiles For Kids

Johnson Family Dental Creates Healthy Smiles For Kids

One of our goals at Johnson Family Dental in Paducah, KY is to create healthy smiles that will last a lifetime. However, we can't do it alone. Your dentist, whether a pediatric dentist or a general family dentist, only plays a small role in the health and wellbeing of...

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Give Your Teeth A Spring Cleaning

Give Your Teeth A Spring Cleaning

Spring is the time when you scrub the baseboards and de-clutter the closets, but it’s also an ideal time for a dental cleaning as well. If it’s been more than six months since you last visited the dentist, then now is the time to schedule a routine exam. It’s also...

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What Causes Bad Breath

What Causes Bad Breath

Whether you or someone else has it, few things can be as awkward as bad breath. But have you ever wondered what causes bad breath (halitosis)? If you find yourself asking “why does my breath smell bad,” you’re not alone. Bad breath is common and can have a multitude...

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Does Sugar REALLY Cause Cavities?

Does Sugar REALLY Cause Cavities?

There are some common misconceptions about sugar and cavities. Fortunately, Dr. Ben Johnson at Johnson Family Dental in Paducah is here to set the record straight. We want all of our patients to understand how cavities are formed, what part sugar plays in the...

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Common Tooth Infection Symptoms

Common Tooth Infection Symptoms

Just like any infection, tooth infections can be serious and dangerous, and are not to be ignored. In this post, we’ll let you know why tooth infections are considered a dental emergency, and what symptoms you can look for. Why Take a Tooth Infection Seriously? A...

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Three Factors To Reduce Tooth Decay

Three Factors To Reduce Tooth Decay

Put teeth in contact with acid from oral bacteria and you've created the conditions for tooth decay. Also known as caries, tooth decay is the most common human disease on the planet, responsible for destroying countless teeth. We fortunately have effective...

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Dental Cleaning Improve Overall Health

Dental Cleaning Improve Overall Health

A dental cleaning is an essential part of maintaining good oral health. When performed by a general dentist, it offers an array of health benefits, including good gum health and optimal overall health. It may be surprising to learn that a simple dental cleaning can be...

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Cavity Prevention Advice For Everyone

Cavity Prevention Advice For Everyone

While you may feel as if it’s okay to slack off every now and then with performing routine dental care, letting your guard down even a little bit can lead to serious consequences. Poor oral health can lead to a number of issues that can impact not only your dental...

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I Have A Toothache.  Now What?

I Have A Toothache. Now What?

From time to time we can develop toothaches or throbbing tooth pain that can last for a day or longer, which can affect our eating habits, our ability to sleep, and how we go about our day-to-day lives. Knowing the causes of toothache is very important in properly...

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Paducah, KY  42003