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Debunking Myths and Sharing Facts About Fluoride

Worried about the fluoride in your toothpaste or in the water you drink? There are many myths surrounding fluoride. A lot of these myths come from misinformation on the Internet. Here are the three most popular fluoride use myths and the real facts behind them. Be sure to continue brushing your teeth twice a day…

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Should You Brush Once or Twice a Day?

We usually try to teach our kids to brush their teeth twice a day to avoid gum disease and tooth decay. However, as kids get older, they might get lazier about brushing their teeth and maybe end up only brushing once a day. Some adults are also guilty of this behavior and don’t stop to…

Do You Really Need to Floss Your Teeth?

It’s common when checking your teeth for your dentist to ask about your daily brushing and flossing habits. While most folks brush their teeth daily, many neglect to also floss their teeth just as frequently. Flossing your teeth is beneficial, just like brushing your teeth, and can further help sustain healthy teeth and gums. From…

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How to Avoid Tooth Decay in Children

Your child’s oral health is connected to their overall physical health, so parents are encouraged to be mindful of their child’s oral hygiene even when raising infants. Unfortunately, many parents have been known to neglect or be unaware of what to avoid to prevent tooth decay in their children. As we enter the New Year,…

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How Do I Protect My Teeth During Thanksgiving Dinner?

As we approach the holiday season, several things may be on your mind, from buying Christmas gifts to making New Year’s Eve plans to planning Thanksgiving dinner. However, one thing that may not cross your mind is how to protect your teeth during Thanksgiving. Unfortunately, if you do not make sure to keep your teeth…

How Do I Protect My Kid’s Teeth During Halloween?

With Halloween only days away, everywhere you look, there is going to be candy, from your office to your kid’s school and everywhere in between. Therefore, if you want to make sure you and your children avoid getting cavities, you are going to need to keep in mind a few Halloween dental hygiene tips that…

Summer Dental Hygiene Tips

During the summer, a family’s daily schedule can change, making it difficult to maintain essential dental health habits. However, it is important to continue taking care of your teeth and gums to avoid developing cavities, gingivitis or halitosis. Here are a few ways to prevent dental problems this summer. Summer Dental Hygiene Tip 1: Buy…

4 Tips to Help You With Sensitive Teeth

Do you hesitate before diving into that delicious bowl of ice cream because you are afraid of a searing pain in your teeth? Is a cup of hot tea, not your cup of tea? You may suffer from teeth sensitivity. According to a survey of U.S. dental offices, 1 in 8 adults may suffer from…

Helpful Tips for Preventing Cavities

Taking good care of your teeth is important, and one thing that you probably want to avoid is getting cavities. Luckily, these tips are helpful in preventing cavities so that you can have the healthiest teeth possible. Brush Your Teeth Regularly The first step to taking good care of your teeth starts at home. Brushing…

Tools of the Trade: Dental Tips for Equipment Care

When it comes to proper dental hygiene, the tools you use are just as important as the habits you keep. Proper and regular brushing technique lose their effectiveness if your toothbrush is compromised. Likewise with flossing and mouthwash use. Take care of your toiletries, and they will take care of you. Consider these dental tips…

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