Mouth rinses: To use or not to use

Mouthrinses are used for many reasons, to freshen breath, to help prevent cavities, to help with gingivitis, to reduce tartar and plaque buildup, or a combination of all of these reasons. Mouth rinses are not a substitute for brushing and flossing. Rinsing is additional step to help with oral issues. Mouth rinses’ ingredients differ based…

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Happy Halloween

It’s that scary time of year again; ghosts, goblins, and horror of horrors- cavities! Halloween is one of the most sugary days of the year. It is the start of the holiday season and for the next 8 weeks you will be surrounded by goodies. Fudge in the break room, pie at dinner, and cookies…

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Choosing a toothpaste

During the rush of your morning routine you probably do not stop to think about your toothpaste everyday. There are so many products to choose from that we tend to stick with what we are familiar with. No matter the brand or type of toothpaste, always choose toothpaste with the American Dental Association (ADA). The…

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Deck the halls

We all have some Christmas Traditions. That “thing” that we must do or the holiday is just not the same. Some traditions are handed down from generation to generation. Some come from combining traditions as families are merged together. Christmas traditions are as unique as the people who keep them. A tradition could be as…

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Dental myths debunked

Through the years we have heard many fantastic statements from our patients. Most of them are dental myths! Once a myth is started it seems to grow into fact just because it is repeated. Here are some myths we have heard and want to correct. My teeth don’t hurt so they must be healthy A…

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