Tips on How to Avoid Plaque Growth

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If you want to maintain a top-notch smile and oral health, then you need to keep plaque at bay. This is because plaque creates tooth decay and gum disease, which are two very dangerous dental problems. So, our , Dr. , encourages you to keep plaque at bay by doing the following things: -Brush your… Read more »

Tongue Scraper: The Benefits

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Are you concerned about your teeth and gums? Do you ever wonder if there’s anything more you can do to keep your mouth clean and strong? If so, you may want to consider the benefits of using a tongue scraper, though brushing your tongue isn’t always necessary. You see, unlike your teeth and gums, your… Read more »

Save Your Smile with These Great Flossing Tips!

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Did you know flossing is an integral part of your oral health hygiene habits to prevent gum disease and cavities? It’s true, so be sure to always floss daily by using the proper methods to ensure your teeth are cleaned safely and effectively. Never force the floss too hard on your teeth and gums, or… Read more »

Brushing Your Teeth: The Proper Techniques

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Brushing your teeth is extremely important for the health of your gums, teeth, and even plays a role in the health of your whole body. While the practice is now quite common, would you be surprised to learn that there are a few things many of us could do better when it comes to brushing?… Read more »

How to Avoid Plaque and Tartar

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When it comes to dentistry, there are a few terms and phrases that can be confusing. For instance, you’ve probably heard of plaque and tartar—but do you know what the differences actually are? You see, plaque is made up of bacteria containing food particles. Generally, it forms within four hours of consuming food. In fact,… Read more »

Which Type Toothbrush Should You Choose?

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Have you been told that you should brush twice a day, every day? Have you been told that it’s important to replace your toothbrush every few months, or that you should let your brush air dry after each use? Have you been told whether you should be using an electric or a manual brush? If… Read more »

The Effects of Sports on Your Oral Health

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If you play sports—or if your child plays sports—you probably know how important it is to wear a mouthguard. A custom mouthguard can protect your falling out, cracking, and chipping. Your dentist can even create a custom mouthguard that will offer you more comfort and protection. But, aside from the risk of damaging your teeth,… Read more »

How Thankful Are You for Your Teeth?

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November is a time for holiday get-togethers, time with loved ones and reflecting on what you are thankful for. In your day to day doings, do you ever think about how well your teeth serve you? Besides looking nice in your mouth, they help you talk and they help you survive by allowing you to… Read more »