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5 mistakes to avoid when flossing your teeth
Brushing our teeth does not remove build-up or bacteria between our teeth. We need floss to clean those hard-to-reach places. Avoid these mistakes to floss more effectively!
Healthy Aging Month — and mouth!
September is Healthy Aging Month, a perfect time to take a look at what habits we need to ensure we have a healthy aging mouth.
Help your child floss
Get an early start forming your child's oral health routine. Show them the proper way to floss, and encourage them to make it a daily habit.
Clinician's Corner: Raising a cavity-free kid
It can be difficult to help kids take care of their teeth, but luckily Dr. Eileen Crespo is here to help! Children's Dental Health Month is the perfect time to begin a good oral health routine that will keep smiles healthy throughout the years.
Clinician's Corner: Caring for & cleaning braces
In this segment of Clinician's Corner, Dr. Nina Prabhu explains the main ways you should care for and clean your braces to maintain good oral health.
Floss vs. Toothpicks
When you feel something stuck in your teeth, your instinct might be to reach for a toothpick. However, they don't offer the same benefits of dental floss and can even cause harm when used too often or incorrectly.
What your family history says about your teeth
Did you know that your genetics may provide a window into your risk for oral health issues?
Protecting the littlest smiles
When parents put their little ones to sleep, sometimes they leave them with a bottle. While that might be soothing as they drift off to dreamland, leaving a bottle in the crib can be problematic for tiny teeth. In celebration of National Children’s Dental Health Month this February, take a moment to brush up on the basics of baby bottle tooth decay.
Finish your summer right – see your dentist!
Each year, 100 million Americans forego a dental visit, and that’s a big problem when it comes to maintaining a healthy smile. Before your calendar fills up with school activities, athletic events and more, schedule routine dental appointments for your kids and yourself! No matter how good your oral hygiene habits are, a dental visit provides benefits that regular brushing and flossing simply can’t.