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Brushing Habits

Brushing Habits

The most important tooth-brushing habit is to use it twice each day, brushing for two minutes. But there are a few other habits, some good and some bad, to remember. Here they are… It’s possible to keep a toothbrush in use for too long. As a rule, it’s safe to...
Holiday Goodies! An Oral Health Guide to Holiday Eating

Holiday Goodies! An Oral Health Guide to Holiday Eating

The Holiday season is a terrific time for many of us. For a few months, we are encouraged to consume both food and drink that could be considered harmful to our teeth. But it’s the holiday’s, right? And it’s delicious… We can eat and drink what we want for one month...

Toothbrushes: Battery-Powered vs Traditional

A quality toothbrush is the cornerstone of everyday oral care. A quality toothbrush with soft bristles will clean the surfaces of the teeth, removing plaque and food debris, keeping the teeth both clean and healthy. But there are so many different options for a...

Flossing

Flossing is an important component for dental health, and here’s why. First, flossing cleans the plaque between our teeth. In most cases these spaces are too narrow for the bristles of a toothbrush to clean adequately. So, uncleaned, plaque is allowed to thrive within...

Links Between Diabetes and Dental Health

Diabetes is a difficult disease for the entire body; it takes a toll on everything, including dental health. Diabetes, like other types of systemic disease, can increase the risk of dental disease. Practicing quality dental health is a necessary component to both...