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.
What’s Causing Your Toothache?
Whether it only happens when your teeth are in use or you just can’t seem to shake that underlying ache, tooth pain deserves your care and attention.
Should You Floss Before or After Brushing?
You know you’re supposed to brush your teeth and floss regularly, but which should come first? Does it matter? A periodontist helps demystify your mouth so you can keep your teeth and gums happy and healthy.
How Your Oral Health Affects Your Overall Health
Brushing and flossing isn’t just about keeping your smile pearly white. A periodontist explains why keeping your mouth healthy is a critical part of your overall health and well-being.
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The Benefits of Oil Pulling for Dental Health
There’s some evidence to suggest oil pulling promotes good oral health, but it’s no substitution for brushing and flossing. Find out which claims are fact and which ones are fiction.
Is Teeth Whitening Safe, and Does It Work?
Are your teeth looking a little dingy lately? Teeth whitening is a safe way to achieve a brighter smile. Options include at-home products or professional in-office treatments.
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.
Can Your Dentist Screen for Oral Cancer?
Seeing your dentist every six months isn’t just good for early detection of tooth decay and gum issues — it’s also an opportunity to get screened for oral cancer.
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.
What To Do After Wisdom Teeth Removal
You just had your wisdom teeth removed. Now what? Oral surgeons discuss what to expect and what to do after this common dental surgery.