Should You Rinse After Brushing?

You may be surprised to learn that rinsing your mouth with water after brushing can remove beneficial fluoride. You shouldn’t swallow your toothpaste, but rinsing with as little water as possible can be good for your teeth. Here’s how to protect your teeth with fluoride at home. Don’t Rinse All the Toothpaste Out Some refer […]

Your Dentist May First Notice Signs of Osteoporosis

Two woman sitting on a bench contemplating osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is an incurable condition in which bones become weak and brittle. Often, it is not diagnosed until bone density has been reduced significantly. However, oral health problems may be one of the first signs that osteoporosis is occurring in a patient. This is another reason why it is important to have regular checkups with […]

What is the Best Type of Dental Floss?

A dentist recommend brand of dental floss.

With so many choices available, it is difficult to determine which floss is best for your teeth. Everyone has different needs when it comes to their dental health and flossing is important in order to remove the plaque and food debris from between your teeth. How do you decide which floss works best for your […]

4 Things To Consider When Choosing Dental Insurance

A young woman contemplates choosing her dental insurance.

When you’re shopping for dental insurance, the first thing you think of might be cost. After all, that’s money out of your check every month that could be used for other bills! There are, however, several other things to consider when choosing dental insurance. How long is the waiting period? Many dental insurance carriers require […]

Back to School Dental Checklist

Smiling children making their back to school dental checklists.

It’s that time of year again, summer break is nearing its end and you are preparing your children for their return to school. This can be a hectic time in our lives, trying to ready yourselves and your children for their academic studies can feel overwhelming at times, so we put together a handy checklist […]