Category: Dental Health

How Good Brushing Affects Gingivitis

July 2, 2020

The early form of gum disease, gingivitis may sound alarming, but it is preventable, and when present, treatable. Read on to find how good brushing affects gingivitis, and what you can do to prevent or treat early gum disease. Gingivitis is Preventable Gum disease begins when built up plaque irritates and harms gums, causing swelling, bleeding, and tenderness. Sometimes gum disease can be silently causing issues as well. But it is preventable, in...

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Can You Disinfect Your Toothbrush?

June 2, 2020

In the current pandemic, we are trying to protect ourselves and our families from illness, and reinfection from illness. Part of this can mean disinfecting everyday items. So if you’re asking “Can you disinfect your toothbrush?” Here are some safety tips to keep your toothbrush clean during the time of COVID-19. 1.) Isolate Your Personal Items If you’re showing any signs of illness, isolating yourself from the rest of the family can...

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Are Dental Cleanings Preventive Care?

March 2, 2020

We often hear that preventive care is important. Our insurance companies, doctor’s offices, magazines, articles all tout preventive care. But what is preventive care for dental health? And how often do you need things like dental cleanings and x-rays? These are important questions that must be answered to ensure that your oral health is the best it can be! What Is Preventative Care? Preventive dentistry includes things such as: - Sealants -...

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