We commonly get asked questions regarding the optimal order in which to perform the various strategies we teach for oral hygiene to stop tooth decay, get rid of bad breath, and halt the progression of gum disease. Questions like, “Should we brush first and then floss or floss and then brush?” and, “when should I…Read More
What is the Best Floss on the Market and Why?
Have you ever gone to buy dental floss and felt numb by all the choices? I recall feeling confused by all the options, and lots of questions came to mind. Should I get the dental tape, the fluffy stuff, or even the flosser picks with the cute kid’s heroes on them? Which one is going…Read More
Does Flossing Really Lower My Risk of a Heart Attack?
It’s easy to grasp the importance of regular oral hygiene habits for avoiding mouth-based issues, like tooth decay and bleeding gums. But when we stretch the discussion to whether regular flossing can lower our risk of whole-body issues, like a heart attack, the link between the two topics can get a bit fuzzy. After all,…Read More
The first step of dental self-empowerment
Is greater oral health possible in 20 minutes? Yes and no. You see, while you can’t undo any ill health in the mouth in 20 minutes, you can accomplish the first (and most important) step in 20 minutes! In this first step toward greater oral and whole being health, we have to start at the…Read More