Category: Dental Hygiene

What is a Deep Cleaning?

What is a Deep Cleaning

Regular dental checkups and cleanings are important to help ensure the health of your smile. If your dentist has recommended a deep cleaning, you may be wondering, what is a deep cleaning and when do you need one? Here’s what you should know about deep cleanings and who needs them. Regular Cleaning Vs. Deep Cleaning… Read more »

Fun Dental Tools for the Whole Family

Taking good care of your smile should be fun! Want to get your family excited about taking care of their teeth? Here are some fun dental tools for the whole family to up everyone’s brushing game. Targeted Toothpaste If you’ve been brushing with the same toothpaste for years, it’s no surprise if your dental routine… Read more »

Do You Need a Dental Cleaning?

Do You Need a Dental Cleaning?

We know you want to take great care of your teeth. But if you brush and floss well at home, do you need a dental cleaning? Here’s what you should know about dental cleanings and when you need them so that you can ensure your teeth stay healthy, strong, and bright. Why are Dental Cleanings… Read more »

How Long Should You Wait Before Replacing A Toothbrush?

Good oral hygiene calls for smile care on a daily basis. At least twice a day, you should brush your teeth in order to fight the buildup of food particles and harmful microbes that gather on your smile. What you should know is that in addition to thinking about your daily oral health responsibilities, you… Read more »

How To Brush Your Teeth Like A Pro

Brushing your teeth is one of the first things you learn how to do by yourself as a child. So, from a young age, we know that oral hygiene is important and that we are supposed to brush our teeth in the morning and evening. However, there are ways to increase your teeth brushing efficacy… Read more »

Make Sure Your Family Follows A Good Oral Hygiene Routine

Because children are still learning about the importance of good oral health practices, and often have stronger cravings for sweets, you can focus on keeping them on track with good smile care. While this is important, it is also important to think about how everyone in your family – including older children, and you –… Read more »

Tartar Can Be A Problem If You Avoid The Dentist’s Office

If you avoid the dentist’s office for any reason, you should know that you have a real cause for concern when it comes to tartar buildup. While your efforts to brush and floss can help you remove plaque deposits and prevent tartar from forming, you can be vulnerable to an accumulation of tartar over time…. Read more »

Shocking Hints For Smile Protection When You’re Sick 

When you’re sick, whether you’re dealing with a nasty upper respiratory virus, a sinus infection, or something that’s causing you to feel queasy, one thing is for sure: Your main focus is feeling better and resting. As a result, it’s very easy to spend most of your (little) energy on reviving your very well being,… Read more »

Do You Gag During Dental Care At Home?

When you’re practicing your dental care at home, which primarily includes your dental hygiene (broken down into brushing and flossing), how is it going? Are you gagging a good portion of the time or all of the time? When this reflex comes into the picture, it can make what is generally an otherwise quick, streamlined,… Read more »

Holiday Time: 3 Factors To Remember For Safe Teeth! 

The holidays are fun! They’re full of treats that you don’t really see the rest of the year. You might even give yourself some extra leeway to indulge to your heart’s (and stomach’s) content, without worrying too much about your usual approach to eating and nutrition. Unfortunately, when the usual rules fly out the window,… Read more »