What to Do when You Can’t Brush

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We’ve all been there. Maybe you are camping, hiking, or at a concert, or maybe you are at your desk at work. You’ve had a snack or lunch, or maybe you just have that feeling of an unclean mouth. You want to brush, but you can’t. So, what are your options? Usually someone will have… Read more »

The Benefits of a Tongue Scraper

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Are you ever concerned about the health of your teeth? Would you be interested in steps you can take, aside from brushing, flossing, and visiting our dentist, to protect your oral health? If so, we suggest considering the benefits of tongue scrapers. Unlike your teeth, your tongue usually keeps itself fairly clean because saliva actually… Read more »

How to Take Care of Your Toothbrush

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Your toothbrush is an important tool that can give you the strong, healthy, and beautiful smile you deserve, which is why it’s best to take care of your toothbrush as much as possible. To help you do so, our team recommends doing the following things: –Rinse your toothbrush: It’s best to rinse your toothbrush with… Read more »

Do You Have Cold Sores?

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Have you ever had blisters on the outside of your mouth that come up when you are stressed? You may have cold sores, or fever blisters, which are caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV-1 or HSV-2). These are contagious blisters, which start out as blisters and then crust over. Before they erupt, you may… Read more »

What’s the Scoop on the ADA?

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In the United States we are truly fortunate to have such a variety of choices when it comes to shopping for products to take care of our oral health. But sometimes, along with those choices, it can be overwhelming to decide which products actually work and live up to the claims made on the packaging…. Read more »

Keeping Tartar from Destroying Your Gums

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Every time you take a bite of that delicious donut or savory Caesar salad, you enjoy every last bite, chewing it thoroughly before sending it on down to your waiting stomach. But you may still leave behind traces of that meal in between your teeth, and your teeth and gums. It can’t be helped! And… Read more »

Buying a Toothbrush? Consider This

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Did you know that you should replace your toothbrush—or at least the head of your toothbrush—every three to four months? Did you know that choosing the right toothbrush can benefit your dental health? If you are interested in learning more about the advantages and drawbacks of different toothbrushes, please read on. Is One Better? Studies… Read more »