Category: Dental Hygiene

Making Worthwhile Changes To Your Smile Care Routine

Your smile care routine certainly includes your cleaning habits. It can be hard to avoid problems when you are inconsistent with brushing and flossing, or if you are failing to fully address accumulating food debris and plaque. With that said, these measures are only part of what you should be doing if you want to… Read more »

How Your Hygienist Helps You Fight Tartar Accumulation

An accumulation of tartar on your smile can be a big problem for your oral health, one that you should take seriously. Tartar results if you have plaque deposits that harden, and become resistant to your daily oral care regimen. This hardened material, tartar, can increase your risk for problems like tooth decay and gum… Read more »

3 Actions You Can Take To Avoid Cavities In 2019

When you make up your resolutions for 2019, you may focus on things you want to achieve – in other words, things you want. Have you taken the time to think about what you DON’T want in the new year? Your goal should always be to avoid cavities. If you want to spend 2019 –… Read more »

Bad Brushing Habits Can Be Costly To Your Smile

Hopefully, you take the time to brush your teeth at least two times every day. While the frequency of this action is important, you also need to make sure you do an effective job each time. There are several small mistakes that can wind up causing you to develop tooth decay. Aggressive brushing might seem… Read more »

Oral Health Tips For Holiday Travelers

Will you hit the road to visit family for Thanksgiving? Are you planning on taking time out for travel this Christmas? The holiday season sees an understandable spike in travel each year. When you spend time away from home, you can let go of many typical responsibilities. One responsibility you should NOT let go of… Read more »

Should You Cut Back On Coffee For Your Smile’s Sake?

Sugar is a well-documented problem for your teeth. With that in mind, as long as you avoid sugar, your smile should remain in great shape…right? Unfortunately, the matter is not quite so simple. One issue is that it can be harder than you realize to avoid sugar, as it can show up in more products… Read more »

How Flossing Affects Your Overall Approach To Smile Care

If you want to fully protect your teeth from a buildup of plaque and tartar, you need to pay attention to your daily habits. As important is it is to your overall oral health, brushing can have one frustrating limitation – it can be difficult to effectively access the spaces between your teeth. This is… Read more »

General Tips for Better Hygiene

Excellent dental care isn’t just about caring for your teeth; it’s also about teaching you what you need to know to keep your smile consistently healthy. In most cases, that means ways to improve your dental hygiene routine at home, either by being more consistent in your routine or focusing on things you may be… Read more »

Dental Hygiene With TMJ Disorder

When your jaw hurts and you find yourself faced with the task of brushing and flossing, you may feel exhausted. Dental hygiene, which was once a simple chore, suddenly becomes something that you are not certain how to approach without making your TMJ disorder worse and without dealing with discomfort, such as popping and pain… Read more »

Properly Utilize Your Toothbrush

Your teeth do so much for your mouth and your overall health. They chew your food so you can digest it and stay energized, they help maintain your facial structure, and they let you express yourself with a nice big smile. You owe it to your teeth to give them the best care possible. Doing… Read more »