Monthly Archives: February 2018

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Why Is Fluoride Important to Your Oral Health?

Patients sometimes ask us to explain why fluoride is so helpful in preventing cavities and to overall oral health. So we thought in this blog we would provide an overview of fluoride and how it helps protect your teeth from cavities.

Fluoride is a naturally-occurring mineral compound that helps prevent cavities in children and adults by […]

By |February 25th, 2018|Oral Health|Comments Off on Why Is Fluoride Important to Your Oral Health?

6 Tips to Flossing Effectively

How Often Should You Floss?

Daily according to the American Dental Association (ADA) if you want to effectively remove the plaque from places between your teeth where you toothbrush can’t reach. Remember, plaque that isn’t removed hardens into calculus or tartar and eventually can lead to cavities. Plus flossing helps fight cavities and prevent gum disease.

Before […]

By |February 14th, 2018|Oral Health|Comments Off on 6 Tips to Flossing Effectively

Give Your Valentine Dark Chocolate This Year and Brighten Their Smile

If your valentine adores chocolate, make it dark chocolate this year and you’ll not only bring a smile to your loved one’s face, but you’ll be helping them with their oral health. Really? Yes, dark chocolate can help prevent tooth decay.

It’s not the chocolate that is good for your teeth – it’s the cocoa bean […]

By |February 6th, 2018|Oral Health|Comments Off on Give Your Valentine Dark Chocolate This Year and Brighten Their Smile
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