Category: Dental Hygiene

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 »

Ways You Shouldn’t Be Relying On Dental Hygiene 

There’s a very good way to rely on dental hygiene: You practice it every day, twice daily, which means brushing morning and evening (and flossing once), so you maintain your oral health. On the other hand, there’s a not so wonderful way to try to rely on this part of your preventive dental care, though… Read more »

4 Things That Happen When You Become An Effective Brusher

You may think that the difference between brushing your teeth some of the time … and then brushing with absolute dedication … is probably not much. However, our Southlake, TX team is here to inform you that when you commit yourself to brushing the two times daily that we suggest, every single day, it actually… Read more »

The Things You’re Not Realizing Promote Gingivitis

If you were to reflect on what causes individuals to develop gingivitis, you may come up with the general topics that can certainly come into play. For instance, you may mention that avoiding its development requires brushing, flossing, and preventive visits with our Southlake, TX team. You would, of course, be spot on! However, did… Read more »

Why Don’t You Feel Like Brushing Your Teeth?

Not really in the mood to brush your teeth as often as you should be (which, in case you’ve forgotten, is twice daily!)? Not really in the mood to do it ever? However, you are well aware that you should brush because if you don’t, you’re making yourself vulnerable to a whole medley of problems,… Read more »