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8 Ways To Keep Your Mouth Healthy

2023-10-05T16:04:11+00:00September 15, 2023|At-Home Hygiene, Cavities|

Maintaining good oral hygiene is important for both your overall health and the appearance of your smile. Here are eight tips for maintaining good oral hygiene:   1. Brush your teeth twice per day: It is essential to brush your teeth at least twice per day, once in the morning [...]

Changes in Dentistry Over the Past 30 Years

2023-08-13T22:18:25+00:00August 13, 2023|At-Home Hygiene, Cavities|

The dental industry in North America has undergone significant changes over the past 30 years. Here are some key developments: Increased focus on prevention: In the past, dentistry was mainly focused on treating problems as they arose. In recent years, however, there has been a shift towards prevention, with a [...]

Cavities are Caused by Bacteria

2023-08-13T22:16:51+00:00July 23, 2023|At-Home Hygiene, Cavities|

Cavities, also known as tooth decay or caries, are a common dental problem that can affect people of all ages. They are caused by bacteria that live in the mouth and produce acid as a byproduct of their metabolism. This acid eats away at the enamel of the teeth, eventually [...]

A Lifetime of Oral Health

2023-06-23T17:58:52+00:00June 23, 2023|At-Home Hygiene|

Good oral hygiene is critical for people of all ages, but it's especially important as we get older. Proper oral hygiene can help prevent tooth decay, gum disease and other oral health problems that can affect our overall health and well-being. Here are a few reasons why it's important to [...]

Electric Versus Manual Toothbrushes

2023-04-27T18:58:29+00:00April 27, 2023|At-Home Hygiene|

When it comes to maintaining good oral hygiene, one of the most important tools you can use is a toothbrush. There are two main types of toothbrushes on the market: manual and electric. Both types have their own unique features and benefits, so it's critical to understand the differences between [...]

Should people use mouthwash?

2022-10-26T20:58:20+00:00January 28, 2021|Tips & Tricks|

Benefits of using mouthwash As the name implies, mouthwash is a liquid product used to rinse teeth, gums and tongue. Mouthwash is continuously swished or gargled in the mouth. Antiseptics are usually present in mouthwashes to kill harmful bacteria that live between your teeth and on your tongue. When should [...]

Myths and Facts About Fluoride

2022-10-26T21:00:18+00:00January 28, 2021|At-Home Hygiene|

Myth 1 It's dangerous for children to consume fluoride. Fact: Getting enough fluoride in childhood is crucial to maintaining healthy teeth throughout our lives. Fluoride strengthens baby and child teeth as they grow. It has been documented that fluoride is both safe and effective in preventing and controlling cavities. Myth [...]

What are tooth extractions? Everything you need to know

2020-12-30T16:27:50+00:00December 30, 2020|Family Dentistry, FAQ, General Dentistry, Wisdom Teeth|

Tooth extractions are our last resort to treat dental tooth crowding complications. However, they’re sometimes the best way to protect and preserve your oral health. Read on to learn more about this procedure and see when a tooth extraction may be necessary. What are tooth extractions? Tooth extraction is a [...]

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