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Latest Posts:
Making Today the First Day of New Dental Goals
Posted on 9/20/2018 by Robert Leale
Good oral hygiene is important. In fact, studies show that the way you take care of your mouth will affect the overall health of the rest of your body. This is why it's important for you to set goals in much the same way that you'd set goals for any other part of your life. Developing Good Oral Hygiene GoalsWhen you're ready to create some goals for your oral hygiene, there are a few things you may consider. One is that you should use a mouth rinse in addition to brushing and flossing your teeth daily. This will help improve the cleanliness of your mouth. Look for an antimicrobial mouth rinse. This will reduce the amount of bacteria and plaque activity in your mouth. As such, you'll have less of a chance of developing gingivitis and gum disease. You may also want to make sure your mouthwash contains fluoride since this will help to reduce and prevent your likelihood of developing tooth decay. You should also strive to brush your teeth properly. Not only does this mean brushing your teeth twice daily, but you should do so with an electric toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste. This is important because it helps remove food and plaque – a sticky, white film that's made up of bacteria that forms on your teeth. Don't forget to floss while you're at it. You need to do this at least once daily to get rid of plaque you can't reach with your toothbrush. How we can Help you With Your GoalsAs your dentist, we're here to help you succeed with the oral hygiene goals you create for yourself. Whether this means you need to schedule a routine visit with our office or you need answers to some questions or concerns you have, we're here for you. All you need to do is pick up your phone and give us a call....
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All Posts:
Making Today the First Day of New Dental Goals
9/20/2018
Make Sure You Floss At Least Once Each Day or You May Wind Up with Double Cavities
9/10/2018
What Type of Biting Injury Should You Seek Our Help For?
8/20/2018
What to Do When Your Teeth Start Chipping?
8/10/2018
How to Brighten Your Smile in Time for Summer Fun
7/20/2018
Benefits of Choosing to Get Tooth Colored Fillings
7/10/2018
What is a Tongue Scraper?
6/20/2018
What Does Saliva Do in Your Mouth Anyway?
6/10/2018
The Danger of Using Orange Shades of Lipsticks
5/20/2018
Steps to Take Now to Ensure Your Teeth Look Great This Summer
5/10/2018
How is Bite Disease Treated?
4/20/2018
Explaining the Connection Between Smoking and Gum Disease
4/10/2018
How Your Mouth Naturally Neutralizes Acids
3/20/2018
How Tea Can Help With Bad Breath and Gum Disease
3/10/2018
Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body
3/6/2018
Implants Can Give You a More Youthful Appearance
2/20/2018
How Your Teeth Benefit When You Learn to Manage Stress
2/10/2018
Ways of Easing Dental Sensitivity
1/20/2018
Water After Brushing Needs to Be Limited or Not Used for 30 Minutes
1/10/2018
How Mouthguards Benefit You When Sleep is Involved
12/20/2017
How Many Fluoride Treatments Should You Get Each Year?
12/10/2017
Do You Make a Good Tooth Fairy for Your Family?
11/20/2017
Dangers of Chewing up Pieces of Ice
11/10/2017
Common Pains to Expect After Getting Your First Filling
10/20/2017
Can You Whiten the Dentin Beneath Your Tooth's Enamel?
10/10/2017
Common Excuses from People Who Do Not Floss
9/20/2017
Caring for a Cracked Veneer
9/10/2017
Benefits of Having a Dentist That Compares X-rays
8/20/2017
Benefits of Getting Fluoride Treatments
8/10/2017
Are You Hurting Your Teeth When You Sleep with Your Mouth Open
7/30/2017
Advantages of Using Veneers to Cover Minor Dental Imperfections
7/23/2017
What Is In Tap Water That Benefits Your Teeth?
6/20/2017
What Happens When Your Mouth Dries Out?
6/10/2017
How Composite Fillings are Different Other Than Color
5/20/2017
How Cavities Can Come from Getting Braces
5/10/2017
Would You Brush Better with a Different Flavor of Toothpaste?
4/20/2017
Dangers of Putting Off Problems with Your Teeth
4/10/2017
Caring for Your Teeth When Facing Morning Sickness
3/20/2017
Can You Make Your Own Mouthwash?
3/10/2017
Being a Good Example Means Going to the Dentist
2/20/2017
Are Veneers a Good Option for Cracks in Your Teeth?
2/10/2017
Traveling for Dental Care - Is It Worth It?
1/20/2017
Tips to Make Eating After an Extraction Easier
1/10/2017
Does Your Entire Household Need Sealants?
12/20/2016
Does Whitening Your Teeth Destroy Your Enamel?
12/10/2016
If You Eat Sweets and Your Teeth Hurt, What Could Be the Cause?
11/20/2016
If You Knock Out a Tooth, What Should You Store the Tooth In Until You See the Dentist?
11/10/2016
The Dangers of Diet Pills On Your Teeth
10/20/2016
The Best Fillings for Easy to See Teeth
10/10/2016
Jaw Pains and What They Might Mean
9/20/2016
The Toothpaste Buying Guide
9/10/2016
Does Pregnancy Destroy My Teeth?
8/20/2016
Do You Need to Use Mouthwash Every Day?
8/10/2016
Is It Normal For My Gums to Bleed When Brushing or Flossing?
7/20/2016
Keeping Your Teeth Healthy on the Raw Food Diet
6/20/2016
Keep Your Smile Strong with Fluoride Treatments
6/10/2016
Sharks Could Teach Us about Tooth Regeneration
5/20/2016
It's Possible to Fix Your Cracked Porcelain Veneers
5/10/2016
Biofilm: What Is It?
4/20/2016
Are Silk Worms the Answer to Dry Mouth?
4/10/2016
Dealing with Cracked Corners of the Mouth
3/25/2016
DDS vs. DMD: What is the Difference?
3/15/2016
Get a Smoother Smile with Enamel Shaping
2/25/2016
Fixing Your Smile's Spacing Problem
2/15/2016
Talk to Your Dentist about Herbal Supplements
1/25/2016
Oral Health and Nursing: What You Need to Know
1/15/2016
Tooth Tattoos Are a New Trend in Self Expression
12/23/2015
Start Your Day off Right with a Tooth-Healthy Breakfast
12/13/2015
Find a Mouthwash to Help Combat Your Bad Breath
11/20/2015
FAQs For Seniors about Dental Care
11/10/2015
Is Your Toothbrush Making You Sick?
10/20/2015
Is Your Anxiety Disorder Affecting Your Teeth?
10/10/2015
Can a Root Canal Save Your Tooth?
9/20/2015
Best Ways to Screen Your Mouth for Oral Cancer
9/10/2015
What are the Benefits of Dental Bonding?
8/20/2015
Ways to Make your Teeth Less Sensitive
8/10/2015
3 Ways Moms can Enhance their Oral Health with their Kids
7/27/2015
Should Water Be Mixed with Toothpaste When Brushing?
7/7/2015
How to Care for Porcelain Veneers
6/25/2015
Foods that Help to Fight Bad Breath
6/5/2015
How to Fix an Overbite
5/26/2015
Get a Dental Exam Before going to College
5/10/2015
Oral Health Issues are Preventable
4/20/2015
Don't Succumb to Dental Phobia
4/10/2015
Pregnancy and Dental Health
3/23/2015
What's the Difference Between Canker Sores and Cold Sores?
3/11/2015
Aging and Your Smile
2/24/2015
Diet Soda: Not What the Dentist Ordered
2/20/2015

Quiz: Lesser Known Teeth Topics. Test Your Tooth IQ!

April 27, 2015

Don't Ignore Sleep Apnea - 5 Reasons Why

January 26, 2015

5 Ways to Make Dentists Visits a Breeze for a Special Needs Child

January 20, 2015

3 Ways Dental Implants Make You Happy

January 13, 2015

The Toothbrush Your Dentist Recommends

December 4, 2014

Use or Lose. You Could Be Missing Out On Dental Work You've Already Paid For!

December 1, 2014

Four Reasons Dental Crowns are Used

November 21, 2014

Mouth Guards

October 28, 2014

Signs that you Suffer from Gum Disease

October 5, 2014

Is Chewing Gum Healthy?

September 15, 2014

What is Preventative Dental Care?

August 8, 2014

Gum Disease

July 15, 2014

What your Bad Breath is Telling You?

June 4, 2014

Dealing with Dental Emergencies

May 11, 2014

Reduce Stress, Relieve Bruxism!

April 6, 2014

Malocclusion and Its Effects on You

March10, 2014
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