We already know the lasting effects of not brushing your teeth include plaque build-up, bacteria infestations, and bad breath. We also know the value of proper flossing, especially when paired with thorough toothbrushing. The third step is the most simple and perfect way to round out your optimal at-home oral care. Check out why mouthwash might be the not-so-secret ingredient your mouth is missing…Read more “Why Should You Use Mouthwash?”
“Have you been flossing?”
It’s the question that makes most of us squirm in a dentist’s chair. But why? Sure, it is not the most glamorous activity you will do in a day but it just may be the most beneficial!Read more “Smile Showdown: Water Flosser vs. String Floss”
Recently, media outlets were buzzing with the news that flossing, as it turns out, isn’t as impactful on oral health as your dentist would have you believe. Like much media hype, this particular news flash is more rumor mill grist than real deal.
No doubt plenty of people were breathing sighs (smelly ones) of relief, enjoying a false sense of security about their routine failure to floss. Maybe you were even one of them. I knew it, you might have thought. Waste of time. But, you thought wrong. Flossing is a critical step to smart oral care. Skipping it has consequences you will certainly want to avoid. Here, we give you the 411 on flossing.Read more “The Future of Your Teeth Depends on Flossing”