Category Archives: toothbrushing

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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Is Your Child Really Brushing?

By age 6 or 7, most children gain the coordination to brush or floss their teeth on their own. Of course, you want to believe your child when they say they brushed, but you also know that may not always … 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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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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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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