Category Archives: teeth cleaning

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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The Effects of Wine on Tooth Enamel

If you enjoy drinking wine, there are some things you should know about how wine can affect your bright, white smile. The acids in both red and white wine eat away at tooth enamel, creating rough spots that make teeth … 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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Even Seniors Are at Risk for Cavities

Just 60 years ago, it was an assumption that as we age we would lose our natural teeth. But today, older adults are keeping their natural teeth longer than ever before. The bad news is that recent studies reveal that … Continue reading

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What’s Living in Your Mouth?

Did you know that over 700 different strains of bacteria have been detected in the human mouth? The good news is that most of us are only host to 34 to 72 different varieties and that most of the bacterial … Continue reading

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Use Toothpicks with Care

Did you know that toothpicks date back to 3,500 B.C. when they were part of the earliest known oral hygiene kit found at the Ningal Temple in Ur? Fast forward to 536 B.C. when the Chinese army mandated the use … 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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Can Your Toothbrush Make You Sick?

One uncovered toothbrush can harbor more than 100 million bacteria, including E. coli and staphylococci bacteria. There are hundreds of microorganisms inhabiting our mouths every day, so we put bacteria on our toothbrushes every time we brush our teeth. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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Basic Dental Care Checklist for Adults

Staying on top of a basic daily dental routine and making time for regular dental visits now can help keep you out of the dental office in the future. (Not that we don’t always enjoy seeing you!) Here are a … Continue reading

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Simple Steps to Good Oral Hygiene

Even if you have a busy lifestyle, here are some simple tips from The American Dental Hygienists’ Association to help you establish and maintain a good oral hygiene routine: Brush your teeth for two minutes at least twice daily (reduces … Continue reading

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