Oral Health

Improving Your Brushing Form

Sep 3, 2013

The story is too common — you brush your teeth twice a day, just as the dentist recommended. You came in for your bi-yearly checkup, and a cavity still managed to be found. What are you doing wrong? Only 10 percent of us are actually brushing our teeth in a way that prevents plaque buildup. So […]

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What About Wisdom Teeth

Aug 21, 2013

For those people who have perfectly positioned wisdom teeth and a mouth big enough to house them, wisdom teeth can be a benefit. However, wisdom teeth seem to cause a lot of problems for most people. In those cases, they usually have to be removed. But how do you know if you need to have […]

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Should You Rinse After Brushing?

Aug 13, 2013

In general, the aspects of a great oral hygiene routine are pretty simple: brush, floss, and visit your dentist regularly. However, there’s a common mistake many patients make after brushing. Many people are initially taught to rinse the toothpaste out of their mouth with water after brushing. However, in practice, doing this can eliminate many […]

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Can I Substitute Waterpiks for Floss?

Aug 12, 2013

Flossing isn’t the easiest or most fun of activities in one’s daily dental hygiene routine. In fact, many people end up neglecting to floss entirely due to the perceived difficulty and annoyance that comes along with flossing every day. In other cases, many people choose to opt for a substitute for flossing that performs similar […]

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Practicing Oral Hygiene with Dentures

Aug 7, 2013

Dentures can be a great solution for those who face the problem of potential tooth loss. However, even though you may have lost your teeth, this doesn’t mean taking care of your gums and dentures isn’t equally as important as regularly brushing and flossing your teeth was. Indeed, improper care for your dentures can lead […]

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Is it Okay to Skip Brushing?

Aug 5, 2013

Whether you’re a regular patient, haven’t been to the dentist in years, or are a dentist yourself, we’ve all done it. Sometimes, you come back from an exhausting day at the office or school and just crash, or you fall asleep at your friend’s and don’t have a toothbrush. Regardless of the circumstances, almost everybody […]

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