Archive for May, 2017

What to know when selecting a toothbrush

Selecting a toothbrush: There is more to your brush than the color! (But in case you’re wondering, the most popular toothbrush color is blue.) Bristle firmness: Soft brushes are recommended by dentists for daily use. Unless your dentist advises you otherwise, reach for a brush labeled “soft” on the package. Bristle shape: Are the ends

What do you need to know when selecting a toothpaste?

Selecting a toothpaste: No matter the brand, always select a toothpaste with the American Dental Association (ADA) seal of approval. Anti-cavity: Almost all the options on the market contain fluoride. Fluoride is just as important as brushing in preventing decay, and it actively strengthens tooth enamel. Anti-gingivitis: Do your gums suffer from redness and bleeding?

What Are Dental Implants?

What are Dental Implants? Dental implants are metal posts or frames that are surgically positioned into the jawbone beneath your gums. Once in place, they allow your dentist to mount replacement teeth onto them. How do Dental Implants Work? Because implants fuse to your jawbone, they provide stable support for artificial teeth. Dentures and bridges

Sink Your Teeth Into Scholarships for Future Dentists, Dental Hygienists

Maintaining proper oral hygiene is one of the most important ways you can stay healthy. Brushing and flossing regularly to avoid gum disease means you’re less likely to develop diseases of the whole body, including diabetes, heart disease and various types of cancer. Dentists and dental hygienists have an important job, but landing a career

Four spring tips for a healthy mouth

Doing some spring cleaning? While you’re busy beating rugs, cleaning curtains and organizing cabinets, don’t forget to check your bathroom counter! Add these four items to your checklist to include dental hygiene in your battle plan. 1. Replace old or worn toothbrushes Get in the habit of changing your toothbrush every three months. The ability


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