Knowledge Foundation: Tooth Brushing Care

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If you’re not giving your toothbrush the appropriate care, it may not be functioning as you need it to. Even if you are struggling to brush your teeth with appropriate cleaning tools, you could be suffering from various oral health risks associated with doing so. Furthermore, caring for your toothbrush is essential so that contamination… Read more »

3 Ways to Take Care of Your Toothbrush

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You can brush all you want, but if your toothbrush isn’t cared for, your teeth won’t get clean! Here are 3 fixes to common mistakes people make. Soft Touch: Most people brush too hard. Brushing harder does not remove more plaque or food particles, and can damage your enamel and gums–and your toothbrush. Also, be… Read more »

Protect Your Smile Forever

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Your teeth are protected from damage by a thin layer of coating called tooth enamel. However, tooth enamel is not an impenetrable shield, and there are many ways its defense can be weakened. The most common tactic used by bacteria to remove the layer is through plaque buildup and sugar. When layers of bacteria build… Read more »

How to Make Oral Hygiene Fun for Your Child

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As your child grows, he or she learns how to take care of themselves. One of the skills they need to gain during this time is how to brush his or her teeth. Helping your child get into the habit of brushing at least twice a day for two minutes can be difficult. However, if… Read more »

Germs on Your Toothbrush, Germs in Your Mouth

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Do you wish you could do something to stop germs from getting into your mouth? Fortunately, there are a few things you can do. One thing you can do to fight off germs is care for your tooth brush properly. This means you should take a few minutes to rinse your toothbrush off each time… Read more »

Bleeding Gums: A Few Potential Causes

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You probably know how important it is to remove plaque and you’ve probably heard that you should brush and floss every day—but do you know why? Sadly, plaque can lead to a variety of problems. Not removing plaque well enough could lead to gum disease, irritated gums, sensitive teeth, and damage to the jawbone. Unfortunately,… Read more »

Can You Improve Your Nightly Routine?

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You probably know how important it is to brush your teeth every morning and night, but did you know that many people don’t brush as effectively as they could? In fact, some people consistently miss parts of their mouth altogether. This lets plaque and bacteria work in their mouth overnight. Fortunately, by establishing a few… Read more »

Brushing Your Child’s Teeth

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Do you know when you should start worrying about your child’s oral health? Did you know that you should start caring for your child’s mouth even before their first tooth erupts or that you should keep helping them until they’re old enough care for their smile on their own? But what can you do if… Read more »