Finding the Best Flossing Technique

No flossing technique is absolutely perfect. Humans are still learning better techniques and creating better products with each passing decade. Still, improving your technique is a worthy goal. Consider these dental tips for motivation and refinement of your flossing habit: - Dental floss is tremendously key to eliminate plaque and food debris that brushing alone cannot reach. - Each strand... read more »

Dental Floss, Toothpicks, and Water Picks

You probably know that there are a few things you should do every day if you’re interested in preserving a healthy, attractive smile. Flossing, which may be overlooked more frequently than brushing is, is important because food caught between your teeth can lead to decay. But, as you know, there are a few options available for removing food between your... read more »

Don’t Let Bad Breath Cramp Your Smile!

There are many reasons your breath may smell bad, including the food and medications you consume. Following is a breakdown of some of the things that can cause chronic bad breath, or halitosis, and what you can do to help prevent this condition. Do you smoke? If you smoke tobacco, it can leave a lingering aftertaste in the mouth, particularly... read more »

Teaching Your Child Oral Habits to Last a Lifetime

Beginning in infancy, teach your child the importance of healthy oral habits. Start by cleaning your baby’s gums with a clean cloth moistened with plain water. When teething starts, gently clean newly emerging teeth with a soft-bristled toothbrush, adding a tiny dab of toothpaste when they are about 12 months. As they grow, there are things you can do to... read more »