Are you brushing long enough? Commit to brushing your teeth for two full minutes, twice a day. Sounds easy, right? But most adults don't come close to brushing for the full 120 seconds that dentists recommend. Try timing yourself tonight and see how two minutes stacks up to your regular brushing routine. [...]
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12 Tips to improve Oral Hygiene They say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. That's especially true with oral health. The amount of time and attention that we devote to preventive care goes a long way toward helping to keep our mouths healthy and minimizing [...]
Fluoride Varnish It’s painful to drink a cold beverage or eat your favorite ice cream. You even struggle with the simple act of brushing your teeth with cold water. Every dentist and dental hygienist across the nation knows the answer: Fluoride. When it comes to research, the evidence is showing time [...]
Vaping & Tobacco How much do you know about vaping and tobacco? Get in your car and drive into town and pay close attention to the cars around you. If you see a billowing cloud of smoke rolling from within the car, you have found a “vaper” or e-cigarette user. [...]
Dental implants owe success to advances in technology, materials Dental Implants Thanks to advancements in technology, there are permanent solutions to tooth loss that cold make you forget somethings gone missing. Materials Made of biologically compatible titanium, dental implants are artificial roots that take the shape of a rounded [...]
Protect your enamel How can you protect your tooth enamel? There are several simple steps you can take to protect your precious enamel from further wear, starting right now: Reduce how much acid your teeth are exposed to: Try to limit the number of times you consume acidic food and [...]
Periodontal disease and Americans Research shows some alarming statistics concerning periodontal disease. According to the World Health Organization, approximately 50 to 90% of adults worldwide have gingivitis. Half of Americans aged 30 or older have periodontitis, the more advanced form of periodontal disease. THE CAUSES & SYMPTOMS Periodontal disease is [...]
The Power of Fluoride The Power of Fluoride for your Teeth The best way to protect your teeth from the dangers of decay is to take steps to prevent decay from ever taking place. Preventive care is a very important component of oral health care. Of course, the most [...]
Adult Coloring Adult coloring! Did you know that coloring can reduce stress? Psychologists agree and often prescribe coloring for adults to relieve anxiety. Here are a few "dental" coloring pages that you might enjoy. Count the amount of teeth on these pages and you can up your stress reduction! [...]
Dental Benefits The clock is ticking on your dental benefits Take advantage of these money saving tips! Soon we’ll be welcoming a new year. But before 2018 comes to a close, you may still have dental plan benefits available to you. Here are 5 tips to help you make the [...]