Posts Categorized: Dental Hygiene

What’s So Important About Routine Dental Care?

When we are growing up most of us are only told that we need to brush our teeth to prevent cavities. Of course, at a young age, that is all we really need to know, because no child wants a cavity! However, as we get older, routine dental care is about more than just cavities…. Read more »

Why Does My Breath Always Stink?

Do you find yourself frequently trying to check your breath, because lately, it has been pretty bad most of the time? Have you even been humiliated to have a coworker, friend or loved one point out that your breath has become offensive? If so, your first temptation might be to buy out the nearest store’s… Read more »

What to Know About Bad Breath

Bad breath is perhaps one of the most socially embarrassing dental issues. Unfortunately, you can’t always tell when your own breath smells, even though your nose connects to your mouth through a small opening in the soft palate. Your nose is programmed to block out background odors, including those that emanate through this opening. To… Read more »

Interesting Facts About the Human Tongue!

You may know that your teeth are protected by the strongest substance that your body produces (enamel), and you’re probably aware that your gums act as an incredibly effective seal for the roots of your teeth. Yet, how many amazing facts do you know about your tongue? Aside from the fact that it helps you… Read more »

2 Common Flossing Missteps

Are you feeling a bit worried when it comes to your dental flossing habits? Is it one of those questions you hope we will forget to ask you during your dental checkups: “Do you floss regularly?” Don’t worry. The good news is that it’s never too late to take a closer look at your dental… Read more »

Choosing A Toothbrush: A Quiz

Do you know if you’re making a wonderful decision when you pick up a toothbrush are your local drugstore and toss it into your cart? Do you spend time examining the brush you are about to purchase or do you grab the first item that catches your eye? When it comes to keeping your smile… Read more »

What Should I Brush?

Have you been hearing a lot of different stories regarding which parts of your mouth you should brush – and which you should not? Perhaps you are under the impression that certain areas of your oral cavity require a toothbrush and toothpaste, while others are perfectly fine without daily care. To make matters as clear… Read more »

3 Ways To Improve Dental Hygiene In 2016

Have you been feeling just “okay” about the results of your brushing and flossing routine but you are curious if there is something you could be doing better? As a matter of fact, if you think your dental hygiene needs improvement, there might be a few areas that you could change slightly for significant results…. Read more »

Santa Cares About Smiles, Too

It should be no surprise to the individuals in your life receiving gifts from Santa that he is concerned about oral health just as much as the next guy. As a result, you might want to consider slipping some oral-health-friendly stocking stuffers into those welcoming socks hanging over the mantle. After all, if Santa Claus… Read more »

Tips For Attaining Fresh Breath

Sometimes you just eat a meal that leaves you with some not-so-fresh breath – onions and garlic, for instance, are common culprits in the foul odor you act frantically to cover up. However, when it comes to serious bad breath issues that seem like a daily problem, it’s important to get to the heart of… Read more »