Category: Oral Hygiene

Oral hygiene includes all the routine care that helps you keep your teeth and mouth clean and healthy.

Topics covered in this section include recommendations, statistics, and tips for oral hygiene, as well as topics such as gingivitis, bad breath, oral cancer, and dental hygiene during pregnancy and for newborns.


Breaking Down Every Exam Your Dentist Performs During A Check Up

June 14th, 2017 by
man in a dental chair

A dental visit is usually pretty quick and therefore doesn’t seem particularly reliable to the average patient. Unless you have gum disease or another oral condition, each visit likely involves the exact same services, making you wonder whether or not […]


Depression and a Healthy Smile: Break the Cycle

May 11th, 2017 by

Depression is a hot topic in the modern world. Many people struggle with it, and many others are concerned about watching for the signs so they don’t miss something that could potentially save a loved one’s life. Along with life-threatening […]


Healthy Smiles and Photographs

May 2nd, 2017 by

With the rise of social media, the availability or user-friendly apps and access to high-resolution cameras on phones or tablets, self-portraits have become the documentary of modern times. These developments have certainly made it quicker and easier to take candid photos, […]


National Humor Month, Laughs and Smiles

April 17th, 2017 by

Amid April showers or the lack of it, tax woes and the harsh reality that all New Year’s resolutions have been for naught, it is quite fitting for April to be designated as National Humor Month. Any month that’s ushered in […]


Tips for National Beer Day: Avoid Cavities and Maintain Oral Health

April 7th, 2017 by

Beer is one of the world’s oldest and most loved beverages. On April 7, 1933, beer was made legal in the United States, a huge move by the American government to end the prohibition of alcoholic beverages. The date is now […]


The Importance of Pet Teeth Cleaning

March 20th, 2017 by

If you are a pet owner, you know how important it is to take care of your pet and to ensure that your animal is in good health. Although most people who own pets will take many steps to safeguard […]


Presidents Day – Leaders with Wary and Winning Smiles

February 21st, 2017 by

Has your presidential vote ever been affected by a candidate’s smile? Often, we judge leaders by their appearance, especially their teeth. We tend to base our assumptions of intelligence, personality, success, and health on their dentition. In honor of Presidents Day, […]


Valentine’s Day – All Smiles

February 14th, 2017 by

A Bright and Healthy Smile for Valentine’s Day If you have a big date for Valentine’s Day, it’s natural to feel nervous. Whether it’s your first date after years on your own or a special anniversary for you and your […]


National Toothache Day

February 9th, 2017 by

National Toothache Day is Something to Smile About Following a solid oral hygiene routine and taking preventative measures will keep your mouth looking and feeling its best. It will help you avoid the need for uncomfortable and time consuming trips […]


Water Picks Versus Flossing

February 2nd, 2017 by

If you suffer from gingivitis, tooth decay, or simply want to prevent dental problems from occurring later, you might be looking for new ways to improve your oral health. The American Dental Association recommends using floss to remove plaque from […]