Floss Like a Pro

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Spring has sprung, and we are all coming out of our winter shells ready to take on the beautiful world. They key to a great smile is a healthy mouth, and one of the most important keys to a healthy mouth is flossing daily. Flossing helps prevent gum disease and cavities. But it can be… Read more »

Improving your Flossing Technique for an Effective Oral Hygiene Routine

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The American Dental Association recommends that you brush and floss your teeth twice a day. Flossing should be done immediately after you brush your teeth. While some marketing claims extol the value of antiseptic mouthwashes ability to kill bacteria it still cannot replace the effectiveness of floss for removing food particles and plaque from between… Read more »

Antiseptic Mouthwash Is Not an Effective Substitute for Dental Floss

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There are several different marketing messages that claim antiseptic mouthwash is just as effective at killing bacteria and removing food particles from between your teeth as flossing. While it is true that mouthwash is a popular product in many households, it should be used as a compliment to flossing, not a substitute. You should also… Read more »

Spring Into Renewed Dental Health

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Springtime is here, but what does that mean, exactly? In the Northern Hemisphere, it means that on Friday, March 20, at 5:45 p.m. Central time, the “First Day of Spring” began. This is also known as the vernal equinox. The Old Farmer’s Almanac indicates that the astronomical description of the First Day of Spring is… Read more »