Need a little “brush-up” on brushing and home care?

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Check out this informative video from the ADA.   Brushing your teeth is an important part of your dental care routine. For a healthy mouth and smile the ADA recommends you: Brush your teeth twice a day with a soft-bristled brush. The size and shape of your brush should fit your mouth allowing you to reach all areas easily. Replace your toothbrush every three or four months, or sooner if the bristles are frayed. A worn toothbrush won’t do a...

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Avoid Halloween Candy Overload with Switch Witchery

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The scariest part of Halloween is the prospect of her little one munching his way through his enormous candy haul. The good news: The solution just flew in on her broomstick. By Debbie Koenig I’m inviting the Switch Witch over for Halloween this year, but she won’t arrive until after my 6-year-old has gone to bed. Are you familiar with the dear old hag? Like Santa or the Tooth Fairy, the Switch Witch visits children while they sleep...

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Government, ADA recognize importance of flossing

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August 02, 2016, By Michelle Manchir Cleaning between teeth with floss and the use of other tools such as interdental brushes is an important oral hygiene practice and, along with professional cleanings and tooth brushing, has been shown to disrupt and remove plaque, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said in a statement in August.The statement came in response to an ADA News inquiry about why flossing was not included in federal...

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