Flossing Techniques

Different Techniques for Flossing When it comes to dental floss, what’s the best kind? Well, if you ask a dentist, they’ll tell you the best dental floss is the floss you’ll actually use. That could be Teflon floss, dental tape, nylon floss, waxed floss, and flosses with or without flavors – there are a lot of choices! There are also a number of ways to get your flossing done that don’t have you wrapping a long string of floss across your fingers and deftly maneuvering your hands in such an enclosed space. Enter the oral irrigator, the vibrating flosser, and the dental pick! Which might be best for your kids? Dental Pick: If you’re prone to ignore flossing, you may want to consider a good ol

Chocolate & Your Teeth

February. Unless your child is a snowmobiler, skier, or ice-fisherman, February is likely a month most of us wishes would pass as quickly as it begins. After all, frozen toes and chapped lips aren’t usually physical afflictions one desires to endure on a daily basis – even our snowman architect children. Even our southern brethren, who brave a more mild winter, no doubt yearn for the days when a sweater is no longer required. Despite the cold, though, there is always something about February that helps to melt away all that freeze and warm us up both inside and out – Valentine’s Day, and its most favorite of gifts – chocolate! Can Chocolate Be Good for Your Child's Teeth? Now, before you th

Ph Levels

The Biggest Two-Letter Reason for Why Your Kids Get Cavities Isn’t it interesting how one person can do a wonderful job brushing and flossing their teeth each day and still end up with cavities, while someone with poor habits can sidestep cavities altogether? In the few minutes it’ll take you to read this article, you’ll get a glimpse into one reason this happens. We’ll start by making a bold statement. That is: the primary reason people get cavities has a lot less to do with brushing and flossing, and a lot more to do with something most of us know little to nothing about: pH. We promise to make this easy on you – understanding pH is simpler than you think. No need to dust off your high sch

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