Category: Dental Hygiene

Is Mouthwash Really Effective?

Not many feelings can compare to the refreshing cleanness of freshly brushed teeth. That feeling is exactly what many mouthwash companies seek to imitate, and spend millions of dollars trying to emulate. Rinsing your mouth may help you feel as though you’ve just thoroughly brushed every surface of every tooth in your mouth, but it… Read more »

How Much Do You Know About Dental Checkups?

Despite the fact that regular checkups and cleanings are important, many people often postpone or skip their appointments, unaware of the damage they may be doing. Like brushing and flossing your teeth, checkups and cleanings are only effective when they’re performed consistently. To help you understand their importance, and why you should make them a… Read more »

Choose These Products To Combat Sensitivity

Are you struggling with some amount of sensitivity that you have discovered is not a sign of a serious oral health problem? This is not uncommon, so don’t feel like you’re the only person in the world dealing with a sensitive smile. In fact, you have options for making some smart choices to alleviate sensitivity,… Read more »

3 Things To Remove From Your Bathroom

Have you ever wondered why your intentions for a streamlined, straightforward dental hygiene session can become derailed? The good news is that you’re not the only person in the world who has ever become distracted during brushing or flossing. However, when you’re not on track and enjoying a daily rhythm, your preventive care may begin… Read more »

Dental Hygiene Quiz: Choosing Floss

Do you know how to choose the right dental floss for your dental hygiene experience? Did you even know that there were different types of flosses or do you tend to reach for the nearest option in the hygiene aisle? Whatever the case, it is important to note that you have options when it comes to… Read more »

Q&A: Which Toothbrush Should I Use?

Do you have some questions about the products you choose for your dental hygiene? When it comes to toothbrushes, we often find that patients feel quite conflicted regarding whether or not they are making the best decisions for themselves or their family members. The good news is that the recommendations we make for toothbrushes are generally… Read more »

Are You Flossing Correctly?

The best way to protect your oral health is to brush your teeth twice a day, make sure you’re flossing once a day, and don’t forget to come in to see us every six months for your checkup and cleaning. While your habit of brushing and showing up for visits will quickly switch over to… Read more »

Organic Toothpaste?

The move toward organic products is no longer just a fad. According to statistics, the sale of organic non-food items such as personal care items increased nearly 14 percent last year, totaling more than $3 billion. People have become weary of all the chemicals and artificial ingredients in non-organic products. If you are interested in… Read more »

Professional Dental-Cleaning Quiz

Do you ever wonder why you need to visit the dentist every six months? It’s not to keep your teeth from turning yellow. Your twice yearly dental visits are to care for your teeth and to prevent future dental problems from developing. Periodontal disease is the major reason for tooth loss, and your dental checkups… Read more »

The Sad Facts About Smoking

Are you a smoker? If not, there is no doubt you know somebody who is. Smoking is an unhealthy habit. Let’s face it, it can kill you. Smoking causes lung cancer and it has been estimated that over 158,000 Americans will die from lung cancer in 2015. Smoking also causes emphysema, mouth cancer, throat cancer,… Read more »