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Posted May 13, 2017 / Blog/News
Chad Johnson

The Story of Caries Prevention

If we told you that your mouth is the site of a constant battle between teeth and bacteria, would you believe us? Alright, maybe it’s not that dramatic, but the fact that Pleasant Hill teeth are always at risk of developing dental caries is no exaggeration. In case you’ve never heard about caries, Dr. Chad […]

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Posted April 27, 2017 / Blog/News
Chad Johnson

Why You Can’t Afford to Ignore Bleeding Gums

One of the most common and destructive myths about dental hygiene is that it’s normal for gums to bleed. Dr. Chad Johnson would like everyone in Pleasant Hill to know that this is not the case! Imagine if we weren’t talking about gums- should any part of your body start to bleed whenever you touch […]

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Posted April 13, 2017 / Blog/News
Chad Johnson

Bacteria: The Good, The Bad & The Neutral

Living in a land of antibacterial gels, soaps, plastics and even fabrics, it might surprise you to hear that tons of bacteria live in your mouth every day, and they aren’t all bad! In fact, some play an important role in keeping up your overall health. Some oral bacteria, however, can cause serious problems and […]

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Posted March 27, 2017 / Blog/News
Chad Johnson

Adult Dentistry: It’s Never Too Late

Good News for Grown Ups “Adulting” can be hard. Between rent, bills, kids, a career, and other responsibilities, it can be hard to make time for yourself. But independence, parenting, fulfilling work, and the wisdom that comes with age can be pretty fantastic, too. So how does your oral healthcare fit into a grown-up lifestyle?

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Posted March 13, 2017 / Blog/News
Chad Johnson

Ice Cravings – A Sign of Something Worse?

We all know someone who asks for extra ice just so they can chew on it. And we’ve probably all heard that chewing ice is not healthy for your teeth. So what’s the truth? Is it best to put a stop to ice chewing? Absolutely, and for more reasons than most people are aware of. […]

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Posted August 12, 2016 / Blog/News
Chad Johnson

Don’t Floss?! AP Implies to Skip It

By Chad Johnson, DDS, FAGD By all means, don’t floss. You’ll be joining millions who don’t. We’re told that 93% of the population doesn’t floss, so you’ll be in good company. The recent Associated Press article (see link at end of article) claims that the federal government requires that dietary guidelines, such as flossing—which has […]

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Posted March 3, 2016 / Blog/News
Chad Johnson

Toni’s Smile

A year ago, we celebrated our 10th Anniversary with a BBQ Open House (July 2015). Toni was one of two $10,000 recipients of free treatment, and she got her smile back. Here’s her story. She was not present when she won, as she was nominated by her sister as a surprise.

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Posted July 12, 2015 / Blog/News
Chad Johnson

Winner of Free Invisalign Offer

Congratulations to Deena Dyer for winning the Free Invisalign Offer! This is in celebration of Oral Health Clinic’s 10th Anniversary. She was announced as the winner at our BBQ celebration on July 11, 2015. Watch the YouTube video of the announcement:

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