Post 32 – Flossing

Why Floss? Since 1979, flossing has been recommended by the American Dental Association. Other forms of removing plaque from teeth which are common today are using a manual toothbrush or an electric toothbrush (not battery operated ones). Gum inflammation may also be prevented by brushing and flossing. Patients who have gaps between teeth due to […]

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Post 31 – Gum Disease

What is gum disease? If your gums bleed when brushing and/or flossing, you may have beginning signs of gum disease or you may not. Your Dentist can properly make this diagnosis. If you are still wandering if you do or you don’t, below are some of the possible symptoms you may be experiencing that should […]

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Post 30 – Teeth Whitening

My teeth are yellow. Smoking has a tendency to yellow the teeth caused by the tar in cigarettes. It can leave deep stains that are difficult to remove. Drinking coffee, tea, red wine, and soda can also discolor teeth.  Teeth polishing during your hygiene appointment is a simple and effective way to remove stains from […]

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