Posts Tagged ‘teeth’

Why Does Flossing Hurt My Gums and Teeth?

Friday, February 22nd, 2019
f Learn why flossing may be hurting your gums or teeth.

Learn why flossing may be hurting your gums or teeth.

Your dentist always tells you how important flossing is to your oral care routine, but do you experience pain every time you try to floss? Flossing has many advantages, such as preventing gum disease, but many people decide to skip the easy step because it hurts. Continue reading to learn why flossing may be hurting your gums and teeth, and how to floss without pain! (more…)

How to Use Dental Floss: The Proper Technique

Friday, September 14th, 2018
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Learn the proper technique to using dental floss.

Flossing is an essential part of everyone’s daily oral care routine, but do you know the proper technique? Unfortunately, if your technique is wrong, the floss will not effectively remove plaque from your teeth. Continue reading to learn about the proper flossing technique to ensure your teeth and gums remain healthy! (more…)

4 Healthy Dental Habits For Ages 60+

Friday, June 15th, 2018
Check out these healthy dental habits for ages 60+.

Check out these healthy dental habits for ages 60+.

Healthy dental habits are important for life, not just when you’re young! Adults over 60 can still have many dental problems, including cavities and tooth decay. Prescription medications can also affect oral health, as dry mouth is a common side effect. Take a look at these essential dental habits for adults to ensure you maintain healthy teeth for life! (more…)

How To Stop Grinding Your Teeth At Night

Friday, March 16th, 2018
Learn how to stop grinding your teeth at night.

Learn how to stop grinding your teeth at night.

Do you find yourself waking up with a sore jaw and tooth pain? If it happens frequently, you may be grinding your teeth at night. Teeth grinding can develop at any age, and is most often done while unconscious in a deep sleep. Continue reading to learn more about the causes of teeth grinding and a few treatment options. (more…)

How Bad Is Soda For Your Teeth?

Friday, February 9th, 2018
Do you know how much damage soda does to your teeth?

Do you know how much damage soda does to your teeth?

Many dentists tell their patients to avoid things that are bad for their teeth, such as candy and soda. However, do you know what soda really does to your teeth and what types of drinks are the worst for your oral health? Continue reading to learn all about the negative effects that soda has on your teeth and how to maintain a healthy smile. (more…)

How To Choose The Right Toothpaste

Friday, February 2nd, 2018
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Learn how to choose the right toothpaste!

Not all toothpaste is the same, so how do you know which toothpaste is the best for your teeth? There are more and more different types of toothpaste on the market, all claiming to do different things for your teeth with various formulas. Here’s a breakdown of each type of toothpaste, and the benefits of each. (more…)

Dental Health Resolutions For 2018

Friday, January 5th, 2018
For 2018, make a resolution to improve your oral health!

For 2018, make a resolution to improve your oral health!

At the beginning of a new year, we tend to think about ways we can improve our lives and our health. This year, make improving your oral health a resolution! Your dental health is an essential part of your overall health and wellness, although it often goes overlooked. Take the time in 2018 to provide extra care to your teeth and gums, and commit to a great year of oral health! (more…)

How To Reduce Braces Pain

Friday, December 22nd, 2017
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Are you experiencing pain from your braces? Here are a few simple remedies to help soothe swelling or inflammation.

While braces are extremely important for creating a beautiful and healthy smile, they can be uncomfortable and at times, painful. The good news is that braces pain is usually temporary and can be treated with a few simple methods.
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Why Do I Need To Floss?

Friday, November 17th, 2017
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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…)

Best (and Worst) Halloween Treats For Your Children’s Teeth

Friday, October 27th, 2017
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Try to avoid hard and sticky candy when it comes to Halloween treats.

It’s almost Halloween, many children’s favorite holiday! This, of course, is because of the mountain of candy they receive after a night full of trick-or-treating. Before your child starts unwrapping all of their hard-earned treats, take a look at the kind of candy they collected. Some of those candies can cost your child some pretty serious oral health problems and should be avoided whenever possible. (more…)