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Things to think about when you floss

Flossing your teeth correctly is extremely important to good oral hygiene. Flossing removes plaque on and between your teeth. If the plaque is not removed, the bacteria attacks the enamel in your teeth, causing cavities, halitosis (bad breath) and even tooth loss. Flossing effectively removes plaque and should be done … Read More

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5 Things More Tedious Than Flossing

Have you ever finished brushing your teeth and thought, “Oh, I’ll just floss tomorrow night”? Perhaps the logic was that you could skip a night … or two … which eventually becomes a habit. It’s not long before a simple case of neglect is reinforced into a bad habit.  Is … Read More

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Should My Gums Be Bleeding?

You’ve decided to make flossing more of a priority in your life but you know you have some obstacles to overcome. You realize old habits die hard and it will be a battle getting yourself to take this aspect of your oral health seriously. Encouraged by your last visit to … Read More

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The Dummies Guide To Flossing

Flossing is one of the most essential parts of keeping your teeth and gums healthy. So why is it that most people fail to do so? Maybe it’s because they don’t understand the importance or simply don’t know how to floss. For both of those reasons, we decided to break down … Read More

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When Does My Child Need to Start Flossing and Using Mouthwash?

Oral healthcare should begin at a young age:  there are finger toothbrushes designed especially for babies, and all sorts of kid-friendly products on the market.  Often, parents will ask: when does my child need to start flossing and using mouthwash? The answer varies from child to child but here are … Read More

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How to Use a Rotadent Toothbrush

What is the Rotadent? The Rotadent was designed to resemble the hand piece used by dental hygienists to clean and polish teeth. The original Rotadent was introduced to the market in 1985, and the most recent update, Rotadent Plus, was released in 2010. The product comes with multiple heads such … Read More

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5 Ways to Prevent Gingivitis

Tooth Brushing This should come as no surprise but regular effective teeth brushing, twice daily, is the most effective way to prevent against the development of gingivitis. However, the symptoms of gingivitis, such as tender bleeding gums cause people to slack off on their brushing habits. This only helps to … Read More

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