Boxed floss is the traditional method and can reach into every crevice, ensuring that the entire mouth is kept clean.
It is important to brush your teeth in the morning and at night with fluoride toothpaste to remove food and plaque build-up.
Make sure you spend 2-3 minutes brushing your teeth, if you spend a less amount of time your teeth are more likely to stain as you won’t remove as much plaque from your teeth.
Spend time brushing each corner of your mouth, you can count to 30 seconds for each corner.
You can never floss too much, unless you are flossing incorrectly. Flossing five times a day may seem like a lot, but after you eat a snack or meal it helps wipe away any leftover food debris!
It is important to schedule your semi-annual dental appointment to find any issues early and to prevent complex future treatments from occurring.
There are many ways you can protect your teeth with fluoride, (1) Brush with fluoride toothpaste, (2) Use fluoride mouthwash, (3) Request a fluoride treatment at your next visit to the dentist, (4) Chew fluoride supplements, (5) Drink water from the tap, or (6) Drink distilled or bottled water, (7) Don’t stop brushing your teeth!
Dental Hygienists see on average 8 patients a day, treating them to make sure their oral hygiene is in great shape.
On the tongue, roof of the mouth, and throat there are nine thousand taste buds!
The average life expectancy of a tastebud is 10 days.
Periodontal Disease was ranked the 11th most prevalent condition in the world.
Most adults have 32 teeth which is 12 more than children.
We are wishing you a happy holiday season this year! If you are in need of dental services call us today!