Did you know? Having good dental hygiene can spare you health complications that gum disease and tooth decay may cause you down the road. There is a strong connections between gum disease and general health issues. Some studies show that respiratory infections can be caused by simply inhaling bacteria from your mouth, which could even […]
Did you know? 73% of Americans would rather go grocery shopping than floss.
The purpose of flossing is two-fold: to clean between teeth and to remove debris from under the gum line. If you’re like most people, you neglect this necessary tooth task and leave behind more than 300 types of destructive bacteria that make up plaque and tartar. You probably know by now that excessive plaque will […]
Some people believe that bleeding gums are a result of flossing. Did you know, that’s a myth? Flossing generally shouldn’t cause your gums to bleed. If it does, consider it an early warning sign of periodontal disease. According to the National Institutes of Health, an estimated 80 million Americans have some form of periodontal disease […]