Stop! Don’t Floss Until you Read This Flossing Guide!

Flossing is a key part of getting a healthy smile and keeping cavities and gum disease away. Yet, a recent study conducted by the American Dental Association (ADA) revealed that just over %50 of Americans floss daily, while nearly %19 don’t floss at all. Added to that, mouths come in all different shapes and sizes, […]

Horse Hair? The Strange History of Dental Floss

Humans have used tools since before the birth of modern, written history. From fire to arrowheads, we’ve always looked for ways to improve our lives and advance ourselves. Did you know that this ingenuity extends into our oral health care? Before modern toothbrushes were invented, ancient humans would use “chewsticks” to clean their teeth. But […]

5 Brushing Blunders A Lot of People Make

We all know how to brush our teeth, right? Unfortunately there are times when we may actually do more harm than good. Here are the five worst toothbrush blunders:   1. Brushing too hard. Brushing with too much force can damage sensitive gums and wear away the protective enamel of your teeth. Try to brush […]

Help! Useful Tips for Infrequent Flossers.

According to the American Dental Association, nearly 20% of Americans never floss.  Many people invariably view flossing as optional which causes it to become one of the most frequently neglected parts of any oral care routine.  But as much of a plaque fighter that your toothbrush is, it simply cannot reach all the tight spots between your […]