Teeth Cleaning

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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Essential Tools for Caring for Your Teeth

Jul 30, 2013

You know how important it is to care for your teeth. You know that you should brush twice a day. You know that flossing once per day will help prevent cavities. But do you know which tools you need to care for your teeth at home? Here’s our list of essential at-home tools for a […]

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Is Mouthwash Important?

May 31, 2013

Mouthwash is sometimes the black sheep of the oral hygiene family; it doesn’t get nearly as much attention as flossing and brushing do. Indeed, mouthwash isn’t nearly as important as brushing or flossing are to maintain good oral health. That being said, using mouthwash in your daily oral hygiene routine has many benefits in promoting […]

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Tips on Flossing for Those Out of Practice

May 20, 2013

It’s not the easiest and certainly not the most fun activity of the day, but flossing is a necessity to ensure that your teeth and gums are healthy. In fact, flossing is even more important than brushing for the prevention of gum diseases such as gingivitis and periodontitis. Yet, less than half of Americans floss […]

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Should I Use an Electric or Regular Toothbrush?

Apr 25, 2013

We’ve had a lot of patients wondering lately whether it’s better to use an electric toothbrush instead of their traditional toothbrush. Many of them think that using an electric toothbrush, with its fast-moving bristles that boast hundreds of strokes per minute, will make their teeth cleaner and gums healthier. The fact of the matter is, […]

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