Archive for November, 2017

Why Do I Need To Floss?

Friday, November 17th, 2017
flossing technique

Ever wondered why dentists always tell you to floss? Here’s why!

While most people keep up with brushing their teeth twice a day, many people don’t keep up with another crucial step in their oral health routine: flossing. Flossing can be seen of as a chore, but it’s the greatest tool you have for protecting your teeth from plaque. If you’ve ever wondered why flossing is so important, we have the answers! (more…)

Why Do We Remove Wisdom Teeth?

Friday, November 10th, 2017
Woman with tooth pain

Do you know why some people get their wisdom teeth removed, while some never do?

Many people have had their wisdom teeth removed, but do you know the reasoning behind a dentist’s decision to remove the teeth? While you may know a lot of people who’ve had all their wisdom teeth extracted, some people may have only had two removed, or some may even still have their wisdom teeth as adults. Here are some of the reasons why the teeth are extracted for some people, while others may never need the teeth removed. (more…)

Why Should Adults Consider Braces?

Friday, November 3rd, 2017
adult braces

It’s never too late to get braces to improve your smile!

While it was once thought that braces were only meant for kids and teenagers, adult braces are becoming much more popular. Adults can comprise up to 25 percent of orthodontic patients, and there are plenty of reasons why an adult may contemplate getting braces later in life. (more…)