While you may think you’ve got it all covered by brushing your teeth every day, a little more effort is necessary for an outstanding smile and oral health. Here are 7 oral hygiene tips you can start implementing today for better teeth tomorrow. 1. Use an adequate brushing technique When getting rid of the leftover […]
If you see blood when brushing or flossing your teeth, this isn’t normal and is a warning sign of gum disease, a condition that affects both children and adults and can lead to more serious infections, such as periodontitis or even the loss of teeth. Treating any condition during its early stages is key to […]
A common question patients asks dentists is in regards of electric vs. manual brush, “which should I use?”. There may not be a right or wrong answer because it all depends on each person’s specific preferences and necessities. When it comes to picking between an electric toothbrush and a manual toothbrush, it’s best to […]
If you avoid hot or cold beverages because they hurt your teeth, you may be dealing with sensitive teeth. This common dental condition can be caused by tooth decay, worn filings or tooth enamel, or exposed roots. While you should definitely go see your dentist asap to handle this issue, here are a few tips […]
Oral hygiene is should never be ignored, especially if you’re on the way to a brand new, perfectly aligned smile thanks to the use of orthodontics. While it may be a little more complicated to brush and floss with braces, it becomes much more necessary for you to do so thoroughly because plaque and food […]
Taking care of your gums is an essential part of good oral health. Even if you’re cavity free and your teeth are shining, gum disease is a silent enemy not many people take into consideration, but can lead to infections, tooth decay and even bone breakdown. The early stages of gum disease are usually painless […]
The benefits of straight teeth are far beyond a beautiful looking smile. According to the American Dental Association, having straight teeth can significantly improve your overall health. When your teeth are crooked, your gums are more susceptible to collecting harmful bacteria that can lead to many health complications, such as gum disease and periodontitis. Along […]
If you want to keep your natural teeth white, or if you have just completed a teeth whitening treatment, there are five important dentist-approved tips you should follow to preserve your sparkling smile. 5 Tips for Keeping Your Teeth White #1 – Avoid beverages that stain. Avoid all staining beverages if you’ve just had your […]
The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends getting your teeth cleaned twice a year to obtain better oral health. Getting your teeth cleaned also gives your dentist the opportunity to screen for gum disease, oral cancer and any other infections or lesions all while removing plaque and tartar with professional grade instruments that leave your mouth […]
Tartar buildup is a common dental health problem in which dental plaque stays on your teeth and hardens into tartar, also known as calculus. Tartar usually forms below and above the gum line, leading to receding gums and gum disease and needing to be removed with special tools at the dentist’s office. However, what causes […]
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