4 Reasons Floss Picks Are Great for Younger Children
Children should really start to floss as soon as they have teeth that touch each other — at this point, plaque will be able to start developing in areas a toothbrush cannot reach. However, teaching a child to floss properly can be tough, and they can have trouble doing a good job even when they know what they are supposed to do. One way to help them out is by providing floss picks instead of traditional floss.
5 Ways Grinding Your Teeth Can Impact Your Oral Health
Chronic tooth grinding, which is more properly known as ‘bruxism’, is a condition that can be caused by anything from stress to misaligned teeth, and it’s often something people don’t even know they are doing since grinding usually occurs while they sleep. While mild grinding doesn’t usually require treatment, the condition can eventually damage your oral health, so it’s worth talking to your dentist if you think you may be suffering.
Understanding Your Child's Dental Health Needs
Taking care of your child’s dental health is essential to their overall health and well-being. As a parent, you need to understand the basics of children’s dental health so that you can accurately support your child throughout the different stages of their dental development. From the first tooth to braces, this blog post will guide you through some tips on how to keep your child’s teeth healthy and strong. Establishing Healthy Habits Early On
Bleeding After Brushing? See Your Dentist
Bleeding gums after you’ve brushed your teeth should lead you to ask a couple of questions. Did you brush or floss particularly hard—hard enough to cut your gums? If yes, be more careful next time. If no, move on to the next question: when was your last dental examination? If it’s further in the past than you’ll care to admit, you may have discovered the reason for your bleeding gums.