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Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Any Time, Any Place: Cam Newton's Guide to Flossing
...It doesn't matter if you do it in your own home, or on the sidelines of an NFL game… as long as you do it! If you would like more information about flossing and oral hygiene, contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

How Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Gets Her Kids to Floss
...Here are some other oral hygiene tips you can try at home: Brush to the music — Plenty of pop songs are about two minutes long… and that's the length of time you should brush your teeth...

How to Get the Most from Your Daily Brushing and Flossing
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Daily Oral Hygiene: Easy Habits for Maintaining Oral Health...

Watch Out for Signs of Gum Recession
...To minimize the chances of gum recession, you should practice proper oral hygiene and visit your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and checkups...

Keep Alert for this Extreme Form of Gingivitis
It takes only a few days of inadequate oral hygiene for bacterial plaque to trigger the periodontal (gum) disease gingivitis...

Tips to Brighten Your Summer Smile
...The dental hygienist uses special tools to get rid of plaque and tartar that you cannot remove during your oral hygiene routine at home...

Pros and Cons for Flossing Before Brushing and Vice-Versa
...If you would like more information on effective oral hygiene, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Oral Hygiene isn't Easy with Braces - but it's Still Doable
...But although difficult, effective oral hygiene isn’t impossible...

Take Care of Your Gums, Take Care of Your Heart
...Gum disease can often be prevented—and reversed if caught early—simply with good oral hygiene, so be diligent about brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing once a day...

Spring Into Better Oral Health
...To those worthy aims, we'd like to add one more suggestion: This spring, make it a goal to improve your oral hygiene!Maintaining good oral hygiene often results in fewer cavities, reduced gum disease and better checkups at the dental office...

Beat Dental Plaque While Wearing Braces with These Tools and Tips
...The principal goal of oral hygiene is to remove dental plaque, a thin film of accumulated bacteria and food particles that can cause tooth decay or periodontal (gum) disease...

Be Alert to the Unintended Consequences of Cancer Treatment to Oral Health
...And be sure to keep up daily oral hygiene and regular dental visits...

Be on the Alert for White Spots on Teeth While Wearing Braces
...You'll need to be extra vigilant with daily oral hygiene while wearing braces to reduce plaque buildup...

More Than Indigestion: How Acid Reflux Could Harm Your Teeth
...Use fluoride oral hygiene products...

3 Things You Can Do to Help Your Child Avoid Tooth Decay
...Start oral hygiene early...

It's Best to Avoid This Online Trend for Your Enamel's Sake
...Advocates of using activated charcoal for oral hygiene claim the ingredient kills harmful microorganisms in your mouth...

Practice Daily Hygiene to Avoid Gum Swelling While Wearing Braces
...But what is a concern is that hypertrophy could increase a braces wearer's difficulties with oral hygiene and give rise to a true gum infection that could endanger dental attachment...

The Preventive Program
...At the initial visit oral hygiene instructions are reviewed and are reinforced at subsequent recall visits...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
...If your bad breath persists even after good oral hygiene, there are special products your dentist may prescribe, including Zytex, which is a combination of zinc chloride, thymol and eucalyptus oil that neutralizes the sulfur compounds and kills the bacteria that causes them...

Cavities and Tooth Decay
... Preventing Cavities The best defense against cavities is good oral hygiene, including brushing with a fluoride toothpaste, flossing and rinsing...

Braces (Orthodontia)
... Daily oral hygiene such as brushing, flossing and rinsing are a necessity...

Implants
...In all cases, dental implants require strict oral hygiene...

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