Category: Dental Hygiene

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 »

When You Dislike Smile Care: Helpful Insight

When you dislike your smile care, you may just assume it’s that plain and simple. You just don’t like brushing, you’re not a fan of flossing, and the idea of coming in for dental checkups and cleanings is just not your cup of tea (so to speak). However, our Southlake, TX team would argue that… Read more »

Reflect On Your Current Toothbrush Knowledge

Sometimes, all it takes to make important changes in your life (or to realize that things are surprisingly on track) is to reflect for a moment! When we’re talking about your smile, of course, reflecting on different areas of your smile protection, dental care, dental hygiene, and more will help you make movement toward success,… Read more »

When You’re Having Trouble Flossing

You might be someone who has always had a very easy time with the flossing that takes place as part of your dental hygiene but lately, things aren’t going so well. Then again, you may be someone who wonders how you have gone so long within your life without ever really feeling like you know… Read more »

Think Sugar Is Your Smile’s Main Enemy? Learn More!

It’s true that sugar can lead to problems for your oral health. However, the idea that sugar is your smile’s main and only enemy is a bit of a myth, when we’re talking about keeping teeth (and gums, of course) safe from problems like tooth decay. So, what’s the truth about sugar and what might… Read more »

Hygiene-Related Problems: What’s This Mean?

You may have always thought that dental problems were just that: All lumped together in the same category because they all have something to do with your smile. Then, one day, you hear the term hygiene-related problem mentioned and you think to yourself, doesn’t it all have to do with my hygiene? What differentiates this… Read more »

Smile Pain: A Handful Of Things It Might Mean 

When smile pain shows up in your life, your first thought (after you feel upset that it doesn’t feel very good) is likely: What is the problem? You wonder why discomfort has arrived, what it means, and then, of course, you begin wondering what you should do about it. The “what you should do” in… Read more »