Posts Categorized: Oral Health

Make Consistent Flossing Part Of Your Oral Hygiene Routine

How consistent is your oral hygiene routine, and how thorough is it? We face persistent threats from oral bacteria, and those threats become harder to prevent without an effective approach to dental care. Unfortunately, many people fail to realize that they are making preventive care more difficult for themselves because they are not flossing. When… Read more »

Which Halloween Candy Should My Child Avoid?

The fall season brings all kinds of fun events with it: the changing of the leaves, return to school, and of course, Halloween. You know it’s truly autumn when you see an array of elaborate decorations and creative costumes. However, Halloween is also full of spooky surprises as well. Nothing is scarier than the cost… Read more »

Why Does My Dentist Recommend Fluoride Treatment?

During your dental checkup and cleaning appointment, your dentist may recommend that you start using toothpaste with fluoride, or that you undergo a topical fluoride treatment in his office. The mineral fluoride has been an important and popular product of dental care for decades, boosting patients’ abilities to prevent tooth decay and cavities from forming…. Read more »

When Do You Brush Your Teeth?

Most people probably brush their teeth after meals. Some people even bring their toothbrushes to work so they can brush after lunch. However, that may not be the best practice. Dental research indicates that it might actually be harmful to brush your teeth after meals and more beneficial to brush them before. In fact, for… Read more »