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Dr. Nelson D. Henry

Dentist

Dr. Nelson D. Henry is a top Dentist in Jefferson City, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Nelson D. Henry is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Nelson D. Henry is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Nelson D. Henry is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Jefferson City, Missouri, Dr. Nelson D. Henry is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. Nelson D. Henry
  • Jefferson City, Missouri
  • University of Missouri Kansas City School of Dentistry
  • Accepting new patients

Why does a cracked tooth have to be pulled?

A cracked does not necessarily have to be extracted but it depends on what type of crack and the extent of the crack. Longitudinal crack are hard to diagnose and treatment is almost READ MORE
A cracked does not necessarily have to be extracted but it depends on what type of crack and the extent of the crack. Longitudinal crack are hard to diagnose and treatment is almost always extraction because there is usually nerve involvement. Horizontal cracks can be seen on X-ray can be treated depending on the location of the crack . Cracks that have pulpal involvement have poor prognosis with root canal and crown treatment so extraction is the preferred treatment

Can teeth grinding cause headaches?

Grinding your teeth can be a sign of a much more serious problem . While grinding can cause headache, muscle pain it usually is a sign that you may have sleep apnea. I would recommend READ MORE
Grinding your teeth can be a sign of a much more serious problem . While grinding can cause headache, muscle pain it usually is a sign that you may have sleep apnea. I would recommend to have a sleep study done to rule out sleep apnea

My child accidentally ate toothpaste. What should I do?

The amount of fluoride in toothpaste is not significant enough to cause your child harm. She would have to consume 4 or 5 total toothpaste for it to become lethal. I would just READ MORE
The amount of fluoride in toothpaste is not significant enough to cause your child harm. She would have to consume 4 or 5 total toothpaste for it to become lethal. I would just monitor and look for upset stomach or nausea. If you notice this, then I would take her to the emergency room at that point.

How often can I use a mouthwash in a day?

Generally mouth waste are used twice a day. However there is no specific guideline that state how often you can use it. If it is alcohol free you can use it as often as you like READ MORE
Generally mouth waste are used twice a day. However there is no specific guideline that state how often you can use it. If it is alcohol free you can use it as often as you like

How should I select my toothpaste?

The first step is to look for a toothpaste that has the ADA stamp of approval on it. Most of these pastes will have fluoride in them to help protect your teeth from decay. Note READ MORE
The first step is to look for a toothpaste that has the ADA stamp of approval on it. Most of these pastes will have fluoride in them to help protect your teeth from decay. Note toothpaste is just a medium and by itself will not do much. It is the mechanical action of toothbrushing that is important.
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