It’s important to brush your teeth at least twice a day for two minutes at a time. But it’s just as important to make sure you’re brushing properly, otherwise, you could be doing more harm than good. To Have the Very Best: Pick Out a Great Electric Toothbrush A high-quality electric ultrasonic toothbrush is a [...]
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For decades there have been debates about the safety and efficacy of fluoride in water and toothpaste. But this natural mineral is easily found in our soil, food sources, and seafood. As scientists continue to research it, we learn more about how fluoride—like calcium—is essential for building healthy, strong bones and teeth. Comparing Fluoridated and [...]
Keep your smile healthy longer by making a few simple changes in your daily oral care habits next year. It’s not as hard as you might imagine. These easy tips will help you improve your gum and tooth health without any drastic lifestyle changes. Rinse Your Mouth Out With Water After Meals, Snacks, or Non-Water [...]
The winter months can make our mouths extra sensitive because of cooler temperatures, changes in our diet, and even the onset of cold and flu season. Here are some ways to minimize the impact and keep your family’s mouths in tip-top shape throughout the winter: Keep Your Lips Moisturized Wax-free lip balms are great for [...]
Healthy, attractive teeth can better a person’s quality of life more than what most of us realize. From the confidence that comes from feeling great about the way your teeth look to having a healthy bite to use while eating nutritious foods, there are dozens of reasons why it pays to have a healthy mouth. [...]
Looking for a fun gift or special stocking stuffer for your kids this Christmas? An electric ultrasonic toothbrush is the perfect idea! Not only are electric toothbrushes for kids fun to use, but they also promote healthier lifestyle habits. Here’s what to look for when you’re choosing a kid’s electric toothbrush: Affordability Depending on how [...]
This time of year, we tend to talk about what we’re thankful for. Have you ever given much thought to how great it is to have a healthy smile? Thanks to modern preventative dentistry, more of us are keeping our teeth healthy for a lifetime. Tooth loss is at a low point in history. It [...]
Sugar is what feeds the plaque bacteria responsible for tooth decay. Much like our own bodies as we grow, the more needed nutrients we put in the more we can grow. Bacteria colonies (plaque) grow bigger and stronger when they are fed the sugar they need to perform the bacteria functions needed to replicate. But [...]
Have you ever embarked on a DIY home project? Maybe you wanted to take on something large, like installing an irrigation system, re-tiling around a bathtub, or even building a patio. If so, you know that your own experience and training—not to mention the tools you use—will play a significant role in the overall outcome. [...]
Is it possible to enjoy Halloween and take it easy on your teeth? Absolutely! By making a few smart choices and taking everything in moderation you and your family can lessen the impact that Halloween sweets have on your family’s smiles. #1 Avoid Sticky, Opt for Chocolate Sticky foods are worse on teeth because they [...]