Bad breath is a serious problem. Not only does it cause embarrassment or even impairment of social interactions; it could indicate an underlying health condition. If you notice persistent bad breath (or someone tells you of it), you should not ignore it. Continue reading How Do I Get Rid of Bad Breath?
Most people know that they should replace their toothbrushes periodically. Just exactly how often is actually variable. You need to know a few different factors about toothbrush wear and replacement to know when to replace yours. Continue reading How Often Should You Replace Your Toothbrush?
Many of our patients love having their teeth cleaned. We know that not everyone feels that way, though. For some, teeth cleanings are uncomfortable or even painful. The bad news is that avoiding teeth cleanings will only make matters worse. Continue reading What Does it Mean if a Teeth Cleaning Hurts?
Dental hygiene actually encompasses two realms. The first is a person’s individual practice of dental hygiene at home through brushing, flossing, and rinsing with mouthwash among other accessory methods and techniques. The second is the professional care provided for patients by registered dental hygienists during a dental visit. Continue reading National Dental Hygiene Month
In today’s market, the number of brands and formulations of toothpaste is almost innumerable! It can be tough, standing in the dental care aisle of your drugstore, to know which one to choose. In this week’s blog, we will highlight a few important things that you should look for on your toothpaste label. Continue reading What to Look For in Your Toothpaste
Seeing your dental hygienist for consistent teeth cleaning visits is essential to maintaining good oral health and preventing dental diseases. Some people end up missing a teeth cleaning appointment for one reason or another, and they forgot to reschedule it. Getting off track on your cleaning schedule can have a harmful effect on your health. Continue reading Why are Professional Teeth Cleanings So Important?
Consistent professional teeth cleanings are an essential part of maintaining great oral health. When you see your dental hygienist, he or she is doing much more than just brushing your teeth for you. The benefits of professional teeth cleanings include a reduced risk for dental diseases and improvement of bad breath. The cleaning also removes surface stains to uncover brighter and whiter teeth underneath. Continue reading What a Dental Cleaning Involves
A dental hygienist wears many hats in the dental practice. Most dental offices have more than one dental hygienist because the services they render to the patients are so vital. EVERYONE needs to see a dental hygienist on a consistent basis! Continue reading What Does a Dental Hygienist Do?
Never before have we had such a vast selection of toothbrushes to choose from. Not only are our pharmacy and grocery store shelves packed with different options; we also have online markets offering countless toothbrushes of all shapes and sizes. Most toothbrushes use specific marketing claims to attract prospective buyers. While we will not endorse or recommend any specific brands or models, we want to give you a few good principles to follow when purchasing a toothbrush. Continue reading What Kind of Toothbrush Should I Use?