Archive for the ‘ Flossing ’ Category

Should I Floss Before or After I Brush?

Occasionally, we find ourselves questioning our at-home dental practices since we only see our dental professionals as little as twice a year. Flossing is one of our important at-home dental practices that is often forgotten. Is it important to floss? When is the best time to floss? We answer these common questions about flossing below: […]

The Right Way to Floss

The American Dental Association recommends we floss once a day. It doesn’t matter if you floss before or after you brush but incorporate it into your routine at least once daily. In the morning, midday or before bed, remembering to floss can save you from cavities and gum disease. Flossing removes debris and plaque that […]

What to Do for Bad Breath

Even though no one likes bad breath, this doesn’t stop it from being a common issue among patients. There are many ways to go about preventing bad breath and identifying the causes behind why bad breath occurs is the first step to stopping it. Find out what you can do to combat that stinky breath […]

Dental Myths: Fact or Fiction

Misconceptions surrounding dental care are common and it is important to know what the facts are to keep your teeth healthy for life. Maintaining dental health can be simple, as long as you follow a daily routine and get regular check-ups at your dentist. Now let’s dive in deeper and set the record straight about […]

Waterpik vs Flossing: Which Works Better

When it comes to deciding between using a waterpik to remove plaque or going the traditional route with floss, it really is personal preference, according to most dentists. Still, both methods do have their pros and cons which may help inform your final decision. In the end, both methods can help keep your teeth healthy […]