Category Archives: brushing teeth

Choosing a Toothpaste

Today we have so many choices when it comes to toothpaste. Paste, gel or powder; tartar control; whitening; sensitivity control … or all of the above. The following information may make your selection easier. First of all, all toothpastes contain … Continue reading

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Tooth Brushing Tips for the New Year

In our last post, we discussed some tips for having a healthy mouth in 2017. Now we’ve got some tips, courtesy of the American Dental Association, on how to do your best when it comes to brushing your teeth. The … Continue reading

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Brushing Too Hard Can Hurt Your Teeth

While every dentist wants his patients to take brushing their teeth seriously, brushing too vigorously and with a stiff-bristled toothbrush can be too much of a good thing. The Wall Street Journal reports that dentists estimate that between 10 to … Continue reading

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New Fluoride Toothpaste Guidelines for Children

The American Dental Association’s (ADA) Council on Scientific Affairs (CSA) recently announced new recommendations on when to start using fluoride toothpaste on children’s teeth. To help prevent children’s tooth decay, the CSA recommends that parents use just a smear of … Continue reading

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Freshen Up Your Mouth for Valentine’s Day

Whether you are giving your 5-year old, your spouse, or your significant other a Valentine’s Day kiss, good oral hygiene will make it all the sweeter. Keep your mouth healthy and attractive with these simple tips: Brush your teeth at … Continue reading

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Brushing Too Hard Can Harm Your Teeth

More often than we’d like, our office sees patients who are brushing their teeth and gums so hard that they are actually doing significant damage to the periodontal tissues and bones that support the teeth. A stiff-bristled toothbrush combined with … Continue reading

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Causes of Bleeding Gums

The popular belief is that bleeding gums are normal and happen to everyone. They could be a sign of something easily correctable, such as brushing too hard or not flossing every day. Or they can be a sign that you … Continue reading

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