Mouthwash Facts In Addison

Mouthwash Facts In Addison

In this post from The Addison Dentist, we discuss mouthwash. Many people use mouthwash to freshen their breath and help retard tooth decay. Mouthwash should never be used exclusively, though. Good oral hygiene starts with thorough tooth brushing and flossing. Mouthwash is an optional tool in your dental hygiene tool box. It is important to…

Do I Need A Dental Cleaning If I Brush And Floss At Home?

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This post focuses on professional dental cleanings. You might wonder if you need one if you already practice dental hygiene daily at home. The short answer from The Addison Dentist is yes. Both processes are essential because they work in tandem to maintain oral health. We encourage our patients to practice preventative dentistry with: Brushing Flossing…

What Is Lurking Under Your Gumline?

Categories: Oral Hygiene
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Hello, Addison residents! Your overall oral health depends not only on healthy teeth but also healthy gums. Proper oral hygiene helps keep both your teeth and gums in good shape. When brushing, hold your toothbrush at a 45-degree angle with the bristle tips aimed at the line where the tooth and gum meet. The bristles…

Foaming At The Mouth: Are You Brushing Right?

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In today’s post, let’s discuss some specifics about brushing. One key to activating the value of toothpastes is creating foam when correctly brushing. Working up a good foam is attained by pre-wetting the toothbrush, then attacking at a 45 rather than 90 degree angle. The foaming helps with dislodging food debris from nooks and crannies…