At-Home Dental Hygiene Basics

Many of us learned basic oral hygiene habits as children. Now that we are all grown up, it’s a good idea to review our techniques and make sure we are keeping our smiles healthy! Let’s review some at-home dental care basics.   Brush: Brush your teeth for two minutes, twice per day. Many people choose…

How to Floss Your Teeth for a Healthier Smile!

A healthier smile is as close as your dental floss dispenser! The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends brushing at least twice each day and flossing at least once a day for a healthy smile. While toothbrushes effectively remove plaque and food debris from the tops and sides of teeth, dental floss reaches those tight crevices between…

How You Can Avoid Canker Sores

Have you ever had a canker sore? If you have, you know how annoying they can be. Typically—despite canker sores being fairly small—they can be quite painful. Unlike cold sores, canker sores always appear inside of the mouth, either on your lips, your tongue, or the side of your mouth and are not contagious. Sadly,…