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The Benefits of Mouthwash

When Mouthwash Was Invented For most people, dental care has consisted of three things: brushing your teeth, flossing your teeth, and using mouthwash to clean your entire mouth. This process is seen in things like tv, movies, and commercials. It’s recommended in articles and magazine ads. It’s even told to us in the toothpaste aisle […]

When You Should See Your Dentist for Extra Care

How Often Your Dentist Should be Visited Many people only see their dentist as often as the recommended yearly visits: twice a year. During these visits, these patients are able to get most, if not all, of their oral health needs met. Their teeth are cleaned, their gums are checked for any disease, their X-rays […]

The Pros and Cons of Water Flossing Vs. Traditional Flossing

Why Flossing is Important It’s the question many of us dread when we go to the dentist: Have you been keeping up on your flossing? For many people, flossing in an infrequent habit that is difficult to keep up. It’s an extra step that many people don’t wish to take; it can be difficult at […]

The Benefits of Immediate Dentures

Why Would Someone Need Immediate Dentures? One of the worst parts about aging that many people will cite is losing parts of themselves. Losing their taut skin, their hair, their memories, and for many, their teeth. As we age, natural (and exacerbated) wear and tear can cause our teeth to age and decay over time, […]

Why Preventative Care is Important for Dental Health

What is Preventative Dental Care? When it comes to our health, preventative care is an important measure to take to ensure that we stay as healthy as possible. When we take the time to keep up with our health and check on issues that could cause serious health problems down the road, we can quickly […]

When Tooth Extraction is Necessary

Why Are Teeth Pulled? A common bad dream that is reported amongst the public is having all the teeth fall out of our head. This dream causes severe anxiety for many, and it’s a relief when we wake up and find it was all just a dream. While this is something that many people fear, […]

What is Plaque and How Dangerous is it?

What is the Plaque in Our Mouths? Our teeth go through a lot when it comes to dealing with substances that can hurt them. Candy, sweet and fizzy drinks, starchy foods, chewy substances, and hard foods can all cause tooth breakage and decay, which can lead to later issues with tooth health. Of all the […]

What to Do If You’re Scared of the Dentist

How People Become Scared of the Dentist Many people don’t like to go to the dentist today due to fears and bad experiences they’ve experienced previously. When a person needs excessive dental work when they’re young due to medical reasons or genetics, when a person cannot get numbed completely before dental work is performed (meaning […]

The History and Importance of the Toothbrush

How the Toothbrush Came to Be A staple in many American bathrooms is the simple and helpful toothbrush. These oral cleaners are seen in bathrooms is television, movies, pictures from and of celebrities, millions of homes, and so much more. These little brushes work hard to keep our mouths clean, and without their help, our […]

Easy Ways to Chip Your Teeth

What are Chipped Teeth? We all have our small enjoyments in life that aren’t necessarily the best for us. Some people love chewing on ice. Others can’t get through their day without their hard candies. Others enjoy eating their meats on the bone. Whatever your enjoyment, know that these sorts of activities can be incredibly […]