Help, I Have a Chipped Tooth! What Do I Do?

If you have a chipped or broken tooth contact Johnston Dental as soon as possible.
If you have a chipped tooth or broken tooth, don’t panic! Contact Johnston Dental as soon as possible.
In life, accidents happen and teeth break, chip and fracture – you don’t need to panic, but you will want to schedule an appointment […]

By |April 26th, 2012|News|Comments Off

Grants Pass Family Dentists and Pediatric Dental Care. . .

A Family Dentist in Grants Pass With A Gentle Touch for the Little Kids and Adults (Big Kids) who Don’t Look Forward to Visiting the Dentist
    •    Dental Exam
    •    Teeth Cleaning
    •    Dental Fluoride
    •    Digital X-ray
    •    Emergency Dental Care
    •    Tooth Extractions
    •    White Fillings
    •    Dental Consultations
    •    Dental Sealants

By |April 16th, 2012|News|Comments Off

Dentists Offering Professional Teeth Whitening Services in Grants Pass, Oregon

If you’re looking for professional teeth whitening services in the Grants Pass or Southern Oregon areas, Johnston Dental Care uses the Opalescence Tooth Whitening Systems 

as their preferred choice in professional tooth whitening systems.

Many factors, including dietary habits (drinking coffee, tea, soda, and red wine) and certain medications, affect the whiteness of your smile. Tooth […]

By |April 11th, 2012|New Techniques|Comments Off

Why Taking An Active Approach to Periodontal Disease Is So Important

The most fundamental goal of general dentistry is the prevention and treatment of gum disease. Three quarters of the population of the United States, it is estimated, suffers from some level of gum disease, from mild gingivitis to advanced periodontitis. What the majority of these very individuals don’t realize is how serious gum disease is. […]

By |March 26th, 2012|News|Comments Off

TMJ Exercises Relieve Jaw Tension


Tongue touching the roof of your mouth Teeth slightly separated
If clenching teeth at night a resting splint may be helpful


Tongue touching the roof of your mouth
Open and close mouth, as is comfortable;
The movement is to be pain free and symmetrical
Perform this exercise at least 6x daily

The purpose of this exercise is to:

• […]

By |February 17th, 2012|New Techniques|Comments Off

Which Toothbrush Should I Use and How Often Should I Floss?

Which type of toothbrush should I use?

A: The brand of the toothbrush is not as critical as the type of bristle and the size of the head. A soft toothbrush with a small head is recommended because medium and hard brushes tend to cause irritation and contribute to recession of the gums, and a small head […]

By |October 14th, 2011|New Techniques|Comments Off

What Are Dental Crowns and How Do I Know if I Need a Dental Crown?

Dental Crowns are full coverage restorations that are used to cover a tooth that is likely to break, or is too broken down to be restored with a filling. They are most commonly done after root canal treatment, or when a large filling wears out. […]

By |October 13th, 2011|News|Comments Off