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Oral Hygiene
Though many of us say we brush our teeth regularly, you get the best results by making sure you brush properly. Here are the steps you should follow: First, place the toothbrush at a 45-degree angle to your gums. Then, move the brush back and forth gently in short (tooth-wide) strokes. Brush the outer tooth...
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Dr. Oz talks about the seriousness of Oral Cancer, and what to look for. Click on the link to see a short video on the risks, and how to give yourself an oral cancer check. 1 person every day dies of oral cancer, and there is a new epidemic of HPV related oral cancer incidences....
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Once you start wearing dentures, your oral health and hygiene routine is not over. Dentures should be taken care of just like real teeth. When you take your dentures out, you should brush your gums, tongue, and the roof of your mouth with a soft-bristled toothbrush. You should rinse the dentures well with water and...
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For those of you who tend to “neglect” flossing (yes, I’m talking to you), there is an easy to use, and effective alternative to string floss with the Waterpik Water Flosser. Seventy percent of the population currently does not use floss, and those that claim they do, aren’t very effective with it. Patients who use...
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I found this on the Warlingham Green Dental Clinic Blog, and I think it makes a very clear point: Want to know how to save money at the dentist? – See a hygienist! It is as simple as that. Hygienists are super at detecting early dental problems such as tooth decay and gum disease. We...
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As most of my patients know, I am in love with Stim-u-dents. Now I agree that brushing and flossing have been the gold standard for dentists and patients since the beginning of time, but recently I have been introduced to Stim-u-dents, and I think they are a fantastic product that should be used in conjunction...
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