1. Caring For Your Gums Is More Important Than You Might Think

    When it comes right down to it, the truth is that our teeth get quite a bit of attention. In many instances, brushing and flossing are focused on getting our teeth as clean as possible, and that’s not a bad thing! It’s just that caring for your gums sort of gets lost in the process. Unfortunately, neglecting care for your gums leads to gum disease, also known as gingivitis. The numbers are ala…Read More

  2. What You Need to Know About Flossing

    When it comes to your flossing technique, are you certain that you’re doing it right? It’s the thing that many people worry about when they go to the dentist for their cleanings twice a year. It’s almost inevitable that the dental hygienist will say, “So how often are you flossing?” You consider for a moment or two how to answer, wondering if you should say, “Oh, every single day,” o…Read More

  3. Are You Brushing Too Hard?

    Plaque sticks to your teeth like crazy, so it only makes sense that you’d need to brush super hard to get rid of it all, right? Unfortunately not. In reality, many people out there are simply brushing their teeth too hard. We can understand the logic behind wanting to scrub away the stuff on your teeth that are causing them harm. After all, that’s what you do when something is stuck to your di…Read More

  4. Does Chewing Gum Actually Clean Your Teeth?

    It’s probably a myth that you’ve heard before: chewing a piece of gum after you eat can help to keep your mouth clean until you get a chance to brush. Does that actually work, or is it just one of those things that people say without having any real evidence? Without digging deeper, it kind of seems like the type of thing that might be real. After all, chewing gum can surely help to get rid of…Read More

  5. What To Expect From Your Dental Visit

    Many people have negative feelings about going to the dentist’s office. This could be due to some anxiety you feel because of a negative experience in the past or perhaps the sterile environment just makes you feel uncomfortable. Regardless of why you dislike going to the dentist for a cleaning, it’s something that needs to be done. That is why we want to walk you through what a typical teeth …Read More

  6. Bi-Annual Dentist Visits Are Imperative

    Seeing as how it is the beginning of a brand new year, everyone is searching for ways to improve their health and their lives in general. This is the perfect time of year to ask yourself, “When was the last time I went to the dentist?”. If the answer is more than six months ago or even worse, if you can’t even remember, it’s time to take action. Someone with even the very best oral hygiene…Read More

  7. How To Get Your Children To Brush Their Teeth

    Kids are tough to get to listen a lot of the time and a parent will tell you there is nothing their child does not like to do more than brush their teeth. However, as this is something necessary every child (and adult for that matter) should be doing, you need to know how to get your kiddo in the habit of having good oral hygiene. Below you can discover just a few ways to get your child excited to…Read More

  8. Suffering From Bad Breath?

    Have you ever been in close proximity to someone and you almost had to back away because their breath smelled that badly? Now imagine that person with the bad breath was you. No one wants that to happen. You may say, “But I brush and floss twice a day. How can I possibly have bad breath?”. Unfortunately, brushing and flossing religiously does not guarantee that you will have great breath all t…Read More

  9. The Warning Signs of Gum Disease

    When people think of having a disease that affects their teeth, they often imagine they will come with excruciating pain and very obvious side effects. When it comes to periodontal disease, this is not the case, however. This is why so many people have no idea they are suffering from gum disease have no idea they have it until they visit a dentist, normally after an extended absence. What little s…Read More

  10. What Your Tongue Means For Your Oral Health

    In case you were unaware, your tongue is a very impressive muscle. In fact, it is the strongest muscle in your entire body. Something you also may not know is the effect your tongue has on your overall oral hygiene. This is why dentists complete an overall oral exam each time you come to their office. Every aspect of the inside of your mouth is important where your dental hygiene is concerned. A …Read More