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Over 50 years ago, the only dental care was taken care of was the after care. This usually ended with many dental problems due to the fact no one was taking any preventative care, so most dentists ended up treating problems after they had already begun. People finally started figuring out they had better set up a dental exam system... read more »

Sharing Your Toothbrush: What You Should Know

Have you ever thought that sharing or borrowing a toothbrush is probably harmless, especially if you rinse the brush off first? In reality, though, you shouldn’t share your toothbrush or ever let anyone else use your brush. As you may know, everyone has different bacteria in their mouth. Toothbrushes can actually harbor bad bacteria, and if you share a toothbrush,... read more »

Important Tips for Safely Removing Something Stuck in Your Gums

It’s relatively common for a small piece of tough food, like meat fibers, popcorn hulls, fruit peels and even small, hard seeds, to become lodged in your gums while you’re eating. Sometimes it can be cleared away by brushing and rinsing. Unfortunately, there are also times when something gets stuck uncomfortably in your gums. In a situation like this, your... read more »

Should You Brush or Floss Your Teeth First?

You know that brushing and flossing your teeth are both important, but do you know which should come first? Would you be surprised to learn that the order doesn’t really matter? In reality, it’s far more important that you brush and floss properly. As you may know, you should brush twice a day—but did you know that you should remember... read more »

The Truth About Black Hairy Tongue

Does your tongue look black or feel a little hairy? While this is uncommon, it is actually a harmless condition referred to as black hairy tongue. Luckily, while this isn’t a pleasant experience, it isn’t typically too difficult to prevent. You see, black hairy tongue is caused when too much yeast or bacteria grows in your mouth. On your tongue... read more »

Don’t Forget To Take Care of Your Teeth With These Habits

We all can get caught up in our lives without thinking about what is best for our health. The same is true when it comes to oral health. That is why our team is here to discuss five habits and tips that will help you keep your smile in pristine health. These five tips include: 1. Teeth are not tools:... read more »

What To Do If You Have A Dental Emergency

If your tooth chips, falls out, or has an extreme, persistent ache, then you have a dental emergency on your hands. Seeing your dentist as soon as possible (or going to the emergency room if the dentist’s office is closed) is what you need to do. What To Do If You Have A Dental Emergency While you are waiting to... read more »