Archive for February, 2017

What’s the Difference Between Waxed and Unwaxed Floss?

Friday, February 24th, 2017
Waxed vs Unwaxed Floss

What’s the difference between waxed and unwaxed floss anyway?

We all know that we need to floss, but many people don’t necessarily follow through. Whether or not you realize it, there are two main types of floss on the market—waxed and unwaxed. Each type has its own strengths and weaknesses, so here’s the lowdown on the differences between the two. (more…)

3 Things That Are Putting Your Children At Risk of Tooth Decay

Friday, February 17th, 2017
Children and Tooth Decay

Prevent tooth decay in your children’s teeth by avoiding these practices!

The physical, emotional, and oral health of your children is important to you, and that’s why you take the time to shuttle them to soccer practice, doctor appointments, and pack their lunches every morning. Whether or not you realize it, these seemingly harmless habits could be putting your children at an elevated risk for tooth decay every day. (more…)

Common Causes of Bleeding Gums

Friday, February 10th, 2017
Common Causes of Bleeding Gums

A new flossing routine might result in bleeding gums, but they should clear up in a few days.

Seeing blood after you brush your teeth or floss is always alarming, but it isn’t always an emergency. If you notice bleeding or anything unusual during your oral care routine, give your dentist at Affinity Dental a visit for a check-up. In the meantime, here are some of the most common causes of bleeding gums. (more…)

The Pros and Cons of Choosing Invisalign

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

If you are one of the 65% of adults who do not have aligned teeth, then you may be considering Invisalign over traditional braces. This comfortable and practically invisible aligner has become increasingly popular over the years. Before you make your final decision, you may want to weigh the pros and cons.

Invisalign

Invisalign is a comfortable, practically invisible aligner that has become increasingly popular over the years.

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