Category: Dental Hygiene

What You Can Learn By Setting A Timer When You Brush

Does the time it takes you to brush your teeth really matter? If you are rushing through this activity, the care you provide your smile may be less thorough than it should be. As a result, you can struggle with tartar buildup, and ultimately face more problems with gum disease as well as cavities that… Read more »

3 Issues That Can Make Your Oral Care Routine Less Effective

Are you doing enough to make sure that your smile is safe from tartar buildup, stains, and dental decay? People who are confident in their oral care routine are sometimes surprised to learn that they will need to undergo restorative dental work. While you may feel comfortable with your oral care routine, you may be… Read more »

Floss Every Day To Fight The Buildup Of Oral Bacteria

Without the intervention of your daily oral hygiene routine, oral bacteria can continue to gather and accumulate in your mouth. While there are helpful bacteria present, you also have to worry about the buildup of harmful microbes that can lead to problems like tooth decay and gum disease. With brushing alone, you can clear away… Read more »

You Can Protect Your Smile By Drinking More Water

What steps are usually recommended when someone wants to take better care of their teeth? You can safely assume that a person might learn they need to do a better job brushing, or that they should cut down on how much sugar they consume. However, it might surprise you to learn that drinking more water… Read more »

3 Important Oral Hygiene Reminders

Your hygiene and oral hygiene routines are ones that you probably learned at a very young age. They may have changed over time, but they have probably stayed pretty consistent throughout the years. Depending on your age, you probably have had a good handle on bathing and brushing your teeth for a long time. While… Read more »

Ways To Keep Your Enamel Strong

Teeth do a lot of work for your body, so they need to be able to endure pressure from biting and chewing. The outside of teeth, the enamel, is one of the strongest substances in your body. Enamel needs to be strong to be able to protect teeth without being damaged or worn down through… Read more »

Should I Clean My Tongue?

You probably pay close attention to your teeth and gums during your oral hygiene routine. Your tongue plays an important role in the health of your mouth. Do you know that your tongue is your body’s strongest muscle? It helps you to speak clearly and to eat properly, but your tongue can also be home to… Read more »

A Guide To Picking The Right Toothbrush

Your local supermarket or pharmacy has an entire aisle filled with toothbrush options. There are even plenty of options to buy a toothbrush online. Bristles, soft, hard, organic, nylon, handles, sensors, timers, electronic, manual, oh my! Some toothbrushes claim to help make your teeth whiter or your breath better. The choice can get a little… Read more »

Gum Disease Prevention

If you are having chronic hollatosis that won’t go away even when you chew on breathe mints or rinse with mouthwash or if you are noticing that your gums bleed or your spit is looking pink when you brush your teeth, you may be one of the millions of Americans living with gingervitis or gum… Read more »

5 Tips to Prevent Cavities

The crazy thing about cavities isn’t that they affect over 90% of adults; it’s that they are so highly preventable with consistently good hygiene and dental care. Despite their destructive nature (cavities are a product of tooth decay, which destroys your tooth structure), they begin as peacefully as plaque accumulating on your teeth. The oral… Read more »