Saturday, June 28, 2014

The Importance of Using Mouthwash

You’ve heard it all your life: brush your teeth after every meal and always remember to floss. However, standard oral hygiene shouldn’t be a duopoly but a triumvirate. What’s missing? Rinsing with mouthwash.
In fact, a study published by the Academy of General Dentistry (ADG) revealed that using a germ-killing mouthwash reduced plaque buildup by 26% and gingivitis by 20%.
Still not convinced that mouthwash should be part of your daily dental care? Here are a few more benefits of using mouthwash:

Saturday, June 21, 2014

How to Stop Your Gingivitis in its Tracks

Gums that bleed, swell, and feel tender when touched? It may be gingivitis. Failing to brush your teeth for at least 2 minutes twice a day usually sets off gingivitis, the inflammation of the gums. When left untreated, this condition can worsen and turn into something more serious: periodontal disease, which infects and attacks the bones and tissues that support the teeth.

Don’t worry, there’s still a way to reverse gingivitis. Read these tips to turn around that nasty inflammation:

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Top Tooth Brushing Mistakes to Avoid

Brushing your teeth keeps your mouth healthy and your smile bright. Your mouth needs to be clean inside and out, so you need to keep cleaning your teeth to prevent tooth decay and plaque from building up inside. However, you may still need to follow proper brushing techniques for cleaner, stronger teeth. Avoid the following mistakes and see the difference for yourself:

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Interesting Perks of Electric Toothbrushes

While the teeth is considered to be among the toughest parts of the body, they are just as vulnerable to diseases when not given adequate care. Not brushing at least twice a day, and not visiting the dentist for cleanup at least once a year, may lead to irreversible dental issues.