How to Properly Brush Your Teeth

Brushing your teeth the right way can keep them clean enough to ward off cavities and other dental issues, while brushing them incorrectly can actually damage them. A periodontist explains the correct way to brush your teeth and why it matters so much.

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How To Clean Your Toothbrush

You might have seen experts recommend all sorts of ways to clean your toothbrush. However, the best solution is actually quite simple. Here’s how to keep your toothbrush in tip-top shape.

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Why Your Gums Bleed When Flossing

Seeing pink in the sink after flossing? Learn from a periodontist why you might be seeing a little blood, when it’s important to see your healthcare provider and how to floss properly.

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