All You Need To Know About Brushing, Flossing, And Mouthwash

If we are totally honest, we’ve all skipped a few of our daily oral hygiene practices; after all, it won’t make any difference, will it? Skipping flossing a few times isn’t going to be a problem you might think, but that leads to a change in routine and over a period of time, this can result in tooth decay.

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Feeding Bacteria

Every person has bacteria in their mouth; it is perfectly natural, yet sugary foods provide nourishment for some bacteria and a by-product is the creation of acids that erode the tooth enamel. The secret to successful oral hygiene is simple; brush and floss after every meal, plus before and after bed, and this means the food residue is no longer present, therefore it will not feed the bacteria and the acids that cause tooth decay will not be present. If you have yet to register with a local dentist, contact one of the dentists in Varsity Lakes, who would be happy to have you as a patient, and after an initial examination, the next check-up appointment can be made.

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Children’s Dental Care Tips for Healthy Teeth and Gums

Care for your child’s teeth and gums from birth to avoid cavities and promote a lifetime of healthy gums and whiter teeth.

By the time you are able to read this article, you’re already a pro at brushing your own teeth. But for the tiny tot next to you, it’s not an intuitive no-brainer. Here’s the low-down on the best way for parents to care for their child’s teeth from the pre-baby-tooth stage up to the final Tooth Fairy visit and beyond!

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Teaching Your Children Good Oral Hygiene

The struggle is real for millions of parents who fight the same battle twice a day. Getting your kids to brush their teeth can be a real challenge, but it’s one that must be overcome. Nearly half of all American children have some form of tooth decay between ages 2 and 11. This is why it’s never too early to start encouraging your family members to practice proper oral hygiene. The sooner they do, the more likely they’ll have strong, healthy teeth. 

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Beyond Brushing: 4 Ways to Take Your Family’s Dental Hygiene to the Next Level

You have probably been teaching your children since a young age that the best way to maintain good oral health is by brushing and flossing. If you have found that brushing and flossing just aren’t giving you the standard of hygiene that your family longs for, you are in luck. There are a number of lesser-known things that you can do to improve your overall oral hygiene that extends beyond everyday brushing and flossing. 

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