Month: November 2019

Dangers of Not Getting a Toothache Checked Out

Whether it’s an urgent dental emergency or minor temporary pain, a toothache is not a symptom you want to let linger. For any tooth pain lasting more than a couple of days, please contact our office immediately. With proper oral care habits, most patients only need an office visit twice a year. However, those with…

How to Pick Out the Perfect Toothpaste for Your Needs

So many choices – whitening, tartar control, minty fresh – can make picking the perfect toothpaste for your needs a little overwhelming. However, the most important characteristic of your toothpaste is its effectiveness at fighting plaque and cavities with a form of dentifrice, such as paste, gel, or liquid. Next, your toothpaste should contain fluoride…

Comparing Traditional Floss to a Water Flosser

Flossing is an important step in your daily oral care routine, because floss is able to reach the places toothbrushes simply can’t. When food is left between the teeth after brushing, bacteria can still grow and with enough time cause tooth decay. Flossing isn’t only important for your teeth’s health, but your gum health as…

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