Kenneth J. Jackson, D.D.S.
809 Redskin Trail
Wapakoneta, Ohio 45895
Phone: 419.738.2426
Fax: 419.738.6411

Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Teeth Whitening
... Regular tooth brushing...

Cosmetic Dentistry
...The exposed root may be the result of hard brushing or bone loss related to gum disease...

Gum and Bone
...It's easy to see why brushing and flossing to remove plaque is essential to keep your teeth and gums healthy...

Pedodontics
...Do not give a bottle with anything other than water at bedtime and get in the habit of brushing your child's teeth on a regular basis...

Dental Glossary
... Abrasion Loss of tooth structure caused by a hard toothbrush, poor brushing technique, or bruxism (grinding or clenching the teeth)...

FAQ
...Then we can recommend a specific program of brushing, flossing, and other treatments for parents to supervise and teach to their children...

Chemo and Your Mouth
...If brushing hurts, soften the bristles in warm water...

Denture Care
... The most effective way to keep your dentures clean is by daily brushing, in combination with soaking the dentures in a chemical solution...

How to Brush
How to Brush Brushing is an essential part of the tooth-cleaning process...

Oncology Guide
... Use special brushing techniques if the mouth is sore...

Tooth Sensitivity
...OUCH!! Causes of exposed root surfaces which may result in dentinal sensitivity: Brushing too hard - Over a period of time, brushing too hard or using a hard-bristled toothbrush may wear away enamel or cementum and cause the dentin to be exposed...

3i Dental Implants
... Improved Quality Of Life Dental implants are designed to be a long-lasting solution for tooth loss and are cared for with brushing and flossing, just like natural teeth...

Ankylos C/X Implants
... Improved Quality Of Life Dental implants are designed to be a long-lasting solution for tooth loss and are cared for with brushing and flossing, just like natural teeth...

BioHorizons
...Home care for your implants will consist of brushing and flossing...

ClearCorrect
...   Progress Wearing Your Aligners You'll wear your aligners all the time, except while eating and drinking or during daily tooth care such as brushing and flossing...

Nobel Biocare
...Home care for your implants will consist of brushing and flossing...

Perio Protect
...This gel seeps above and below the gum line, modifying the biofilm (the calculus and tartar) which makes your brushing and flossing much more effective...

Fluoride Treatments
... Parental supervision is needed for children when brushing or using any fluoridated substances...

Teeth Whitening
... Regular tooth brushing...

All Teeth
...In order to keep your implant clean and plaque-free, brushing and flossing still apply! After treatment, Dr...

Gum Tissue Graft
... When the gum tissue has receded either from hard brushing, grinding, or from periodontal disease, the root surface is exposed...

ClearCorrect
... Progress Wearing Your Aligners You'll wear your aligners all the time, except while eating and drinking or during daily tooth care such as brushing and flossing...

Living with Braces
... Brushing and dental care Don't think that now that you have braces you don't need to worry about flossing or brushing...

Orthodontic Glossary
...This can be caused by buildup of plaque and/or poor brushing habits...

Orthodontic Treatment for Children
...The added benefit of these aligners is that they are removable, allowing easy brushing, eating, and flossing...

Retainers
... Maintain good oral hygiene with regular brushing and flossing to eliminate plaque and prevent tooth decay...

Treatment for Adults
... The added benefit of the aligners is that they are removable, allowing for easy brushing, and flossing, and eating...

Treatment for Children
...The added benefit of these aligners is that they are removable, allowing easy brushing, eating, and flossing...

Types of Braces
...The patient can take the aligners out while having a meal or brushing their teeth...

Sealants
Sealants Food trapped in the back teeth in the pits and grooves that are formed on the chewing surface is extremely difficult to eliminate through regular brushing or rinsing...

Bonding Gallery
...If you look closely at the top image, you will also see that the teeth are starting to wear away at the gum line, which may be caused by grinding or by brushing too hard...

Crowns and Bridges Post Op
...It is important to resume regular brushing and flossing immediately...

Fillings Post Op
...It is important to resume regular brushing and flossing immediately...

Gum Surgery Post Op
...After brushing and flossing, apply chlorhexidine gluconate (Peridex), if prescribed, with a cotton swab first by dabbing the area lightly, and then gently swishing a capful in the mouth for 30 seconds...

Porcelain Veneers Post Op
...It is important to resume regular brushing and flossing immediately...

Scaling and Root Planing Post Op
...The goal of this treatment is to allow reattachment of the gums to the clean root surface and to shrink the periodontal pockets to levels that can be maintained by daily flossing and brushing...