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?

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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…

Smart Brushing Trumps Aggressive Brushing

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Most Addison residents brush their teeth (at least we hope so). However, there are many who brush improperly but don’t realize that their dental hygiene practices may be contributing to oral problems. They may pride themselves on their diligence, but frequency does not make up for incorrect methods. One of the most common errors –…

5 Reasons To Schedule A Dental Cleaning Today

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1. Protect Your Gums It’s not only acute dental caries that can damage a tooth until it is beyond saving. Gum disease that leads to bone loss is just as dangerous. Gum disease is caused by a buildup of plaque that creates pockets of infection between the gums and tooth roots. This leads to periodontitis,…

Six 10-Second Healthy Tooth Helps

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Improving your oral hygiene doesn’t have to take a lot of time. In fact, you can establish a new habit to benefit your oral health in 10 seconds. Here are 6 easy ways to add vital dental care to each day in 60 seconds or less. Find a good place for your toothbrush. Look around.…