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.


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 […]


Oral Health: What Does It Encompass?

January 13th, 2017 by

The Wide World of Oral Health We often think of oral health as being synonymous with dental health, but our mouth consists of much more than teeth; we have the gums, tongue, and jaw to worry about as well. If you […]


Benefits of Regular Dental Visits

October 25th, 2016 by

You’ve probably already heard that you should go to the dentist regularly to maintain good oral health. A reliable rule of thumb is to go twice per year. However, you may not have been told about the full benefits of […]


Ways to Avoid a Painful Visit to the Dentist

September 13th, 2016 by

If you are like many people, a visit to the dentist is one of the most painful and stressful appointments that you endure. And you have to go twice a year. Some avoid the dentist because they are nervous about […]


Treating Sensitive Teeth

August 24th, 2016 by

If you’re have recurring or sudden sharp pain when drinking hot beverages or eating frozen treats, or while brushing and flossing, then sensitive teeth may be to blame. Tooth pain can occur for many different reasons, and some are easier to […]


5 Reasons Why You Need Dental Insurance

May 2nd, 2016 by

Regular dental care is essential to overall health. In fact, a healthy mouth is often a good sign of a healthy body. Dental insurance can help your teeth and gums — and more — healthy for life. 1. Dental Insurance […]


How Long Is Too Long Before Seeing A Dentist

April 11th, 2016 by

Although most people cringe when thinking about visiting a dentist, it is an important part of a solid oral health routine. Taking care of your teeth is essential. A healthy mouth will have a positive effect on your overall health. […]


How Each Tooth Affects Your Life Story

March 23rd, 2016 by

Your teeth go beyond your oral health. Your mouth is the window to your entire body’s condition. It shows signs of nutritional deficiencies and other problems. When your mouth has issues, you may face high risks of developing heart disease, […]


Brushing and Flossing: What Happens

February 5th, 2016 by

Do you want to keep your teeth? If so, brushing and flossing need to become habitual. Why? Because if you don’t embrace brushing and flossing, you could have unpleasant and painful consequences like bleeding gums and rotting teeth. You may […]


The Many Myths and Misconceptions of Visiting The Dentist

January 13th, 2016 by

For some people, dental appointments are routine. For others, dental anxiety makes the process a serious ordeal. Fortunately, modern dentistry is an advanced science that typically results in positive outcomes. Here are some of the myths and misconceptions people face […]