Why You Should Do More than Just Brush Your Teeth

more than brushing teeth for good hygieneNobody likes to hear that they’re not doing enough, but if your oral hygiene routine consists only of brushing your teeth (even twice a day), then that is exactly what your dentist will tell you. Brushing your teeth is essential to your daily oral hygiene routine, but only when accompanied by flossing your teeth and visiting your dentist as often as recommended. To help you understand why keeping your mouth clean requires more than brushing, we explore the reasons behind maintaining good dental hygiene. (more…)

What Does Preventive Dentistry Prevent?

what does preventive dentistry preventPreventive dentistry is the most-often practiced branch of professional dental care, and mainly entails routine dental cleanings and comprehensive examinations. Unlike cosmetic or restorative dental services, prevention requires consistent attention, and begins with how well you manage your daily hygiene routine at home. Still, besides brushing and flossing your teeth at least twice a day, the most common dental health issues (like cavities and gum disease) can only be prevented with regular attention from your family dentist. (more…)

Why Every Smile Needs a Family Dentist

family dentist for every smileAs important as your smile is to your self-confidence and quality of life, taking care of it should be a priority every day. Usually, brushing your teeth at least twice a day and flossing them at least once (preferably before bedtime) is enough to clean away the food debris and plaque that gathers on them. However, your smile still needs the routine attention of your family dentist to make sure it stays healthy, or to ensure you receive appropriate treatment as soon as possible, when necessary. (more…)