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.

The Oral Hygiene – Bad Breath Connection

January 26th, 2018 by

Marketing messages have drilled the oral hygiene – bad breath connection into our brains for decades. So much so that the idea is almost a cliché for marketing fear tactics in general. Corny lines like, “Romance Blows a Fuse When […]

Breaking Down Every Exam Your Dentist Performs During A Check Up

June 14th, 2017 by
man in a dental chair

A dental check up is usually pretty quick. Therefore, it may not seem particularly reliable to the average patient. Unless you have gum disease or another oral condition, each exam likely involves the exact same services. This may make you […]

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, our smiles have grown more important than ever. Access to high-resolution cameras on phones or tablets mean self-portraits have become the social currency of our times. These developments have certainly made it quicker and easier […]

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’s fitting that April is National Humor Month. A month that’s ushered in with “Fool’s Day” is the […]

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, the brew was made legal in the United States, a huge move by the American government to end the prohibition of alcoholic beverages. The date is […]

The Importance of Pet Teeth Cleaning

March 20th, 2017 by

Pet owners know how important pet teeth cleaning is to ensure their companion animal is in good health. Most people who own pets  take steps to safeguard the health of their dogs and cats. However, they often overlook the importance […]

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 Do you have a big date for Valentine’s Day? If so, it’s natural to feel nervous. Whether it’s your first date or a special anniversary, you want to look and feel 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 […]