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What to Know When Choosing a Toothbrush

Determining what toothbrush to get can be a challenging thing for those of us who may not know what to look for. Here are a few tips to help you navigate the aisles and find a toothbrush that will effectively clean your teeth.  How to Choose a Toothbrush The general adult-size toothbrush should be 1/2 […]

Swollen Wisdom Teeth

  Swollen Wisdom Teeth Swollen wisdom teeth sites often occur because the teeth are impacted, there is an injury or infection, or the gum is irritated. -In the case of impaction, “the teeth are blocked from coming up through the gums by the jawbone or other teeth. Cysts, or pockets of fluid, can form around […]

Bleeding Gums

  The cause of bleeding gums can be associated with many things, such as: Gingivitis or Periodontal Disease In some cases, the cause of bleeding gums is associated with an individual suffering from gingivitis or periodontal disease. If you suffer from bleeding gums, make your dentist aware of this concern so that they can properly […]

Can You Brush Your Teeth Too Hard?

Many people are often surprised to find out that there is a proper technique when it comes to brushing your teeth. It is very easy for people to brush too hard on their teeth, assuming that it will make them cleaner. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Brushing too hard on your teeth can damage […]

Bad Breath Causes and Prevention

  Bad breath is a common struggle for many people and often a concern that many people seek a solution for. Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is often resulted from either poor oral habits or a sign of other health-related issues. Food choices and unhealthy habits can also be a factor.  Poor Oral Habits […]

Oral Health and Aging

  As people begin to age and their body starts to wear down, healthy oral habits can often be overlooked. The demographic of older adults (65 +) is growing each day. This being said, this growing number will also affect the dental world. Older adults have challenges that they face over time that can also […]

Benefits of Sugar-Free Gum

    Benefits of Sugar-Free Gum As you may already know, sugar-free gum has many positive benefits to one’s oral health. Chewing gum has been around since ancient times and while we do have more flavors, the general gum form has been with us for ages. Chewing gum is a great thing to add to […]

Tips and Tricks for Your Children’s Oral Health

Having great oral health as an adult really does start when you are a child. As a parent, it is critical that you instill good oral habits into your child’s life so that potential future concerns are prevented. Helping your child create good healthy brushing and flossing routines will allow them to have less cavities […]