When you use your toothbrush, you generally aren’t taking slow, careful steps through the process of your dental hygiene. Instead, you plop the toothpaste onto the brush, make it through your two minutes, and you’re done! While we certainly don’t want you to obsess over your smile care, we do want you to take some… Read more »
Category: Good Hygiene
Flossing: A Very Helpful Quiz
Sometimes, flossing gets a bad wrap. Sometimes, patients just assume it’s not that important as long as they are brushing and remembering to schedule their visits with us. The truth is, it’s important to floss and it’s actually easy and comfortable. As for how much you really know on this dental hygiene topic, let’s dig… Read more »
Bad Breath: Last Second Q&A
What are you supposed to do when you’re planning on sitting next to your favorite aunt at your holiday celebration but you have a case of bad breath that could knock just about anyone over? You know it has something to do with your oral health (and hopefully you have scheduled a moment to sit… Read more »
Brushing Quiz: Doing It Correctly Is Key!
If we were to ask you to show another one of our patients exactly how to follow best practices in dental hygiene, would you be able to guide this person through a brushing session correctly? Do you think your technique, your methods, your approach, etc., are all shining examples of how to care for your… Read more »
Electric Toothbrushes: 3 Ways They Help You Clean Your Smile
You might think that the electric toothbrush benefits you keep hearing about are just a lot of hype. Like any product that seems advanced and flashy, you may assume that this, too, is something to be ignored. Certainly the traditional brush you have always used is good enough, right? Well, that depends. If you’re happy… Read more »
The Toothbrush Talk: What To Use?
There’s an awful lot we could talk about in regard to your smile health. However, if we are going to begin at the very beginning, we think it’s best to start off with your toothbrush. If your brush isn’t up to par, then your brushing won’t be effective, allowing plaque and tartar to accumulate. When… Read more »
3 Tips To Improve Your Brushing
Your teeth play a vital role in your overall health. They chew your food so you can digest it and stay energized, they help maintain your facial structure, and they let you express yourself with a nice big smile. You owe it to your teeth to give them the best care possible. Doing that starts… Read more »
ADA Pop Quiz: Test Your Knowledge
Does your knowledge include very much information about the American Dental Association and their ADA Seal of Acceptance? Do you consistently look for the seal when you shop for dental hygiene items or is it something that flies under the radar for you? We are here today to quiz you on this topic, so we… Read more »
Want to Get a Cavity? Here Are Some Simple Steps to Take
Your dentist has probably already given you a lot of advice about how to protect your smile, but do you ever wonder what are the leading causes of cavities? In other words, what are the habits that would almost assuredly cause you to struggle with dental decay? Sometimes knowing what to avoid, when it comes… Read more »
New Year. Better Oral Hygiene.
New Year’s resolutions don’t have to be only about losing weight and getting exercise. All year, every year should be about maintaining a healthy weight and getting a proper amount of exercise, but the New Year is a great time to resolve to pay more attention to your oral hygiene. After all, your mouth is… Read more »