Category: Dental Hygiene

Fight Chronic Bad Breath With An Improved Oral Care Routine

Living with bad breath can become frustrating, but people sometimes struggle to find a lasting solution to the problem. While mints and gum can mask odors that make you self-conscious, you can be eager to make a change that truly puts the problem behind you. Because this problem is often linked to poor oral health,… Read more »

Has Caffeine Started To Cause Trouble For Your Smile?

When you have problems with your oral health, you can quickly think of a list of likely reasons why those problems occurred. People often look to their oral hygiene routine, or recognize that a long break from routine dental exams was to blame. If you are having trouble determining why oral health issues have affected… Read more »

Trying To Improve Your Brushing Habits? Time Yourself!

If you want to prevent a buildup of plaque and tartar on your teeth that can lead to cavities and gum disease, make an effort to improve your brushing routine. Better brushing means reaching and cleaning more areas of your smile, and thoroughly fighting the accumulation of oral bacteria and food debris. What can you… Read more »

Make Sure Your Continue To Fight Plaque And Tartar Buildup

Consistency can be key when you want to protect your smile from problems like tooth decay and gum disease. From one day to the next, you should practice good brushing and flossing habits. By doing so, you are able to effectively clear away oral bacteria and remnants of food on your teeth before plaque deposits… Read more »

What Can Tartar Buildup Do To Your Smile?

If you want to protect your teeth against decay, and avoid problems with gingivitis, you need to make sure you are protected against tartar buildup. By brushing and flossing consistently each day, you can remove food debris and oral bacteria that can gather on your teeth and avoid tartar accumulation. Unfortunately, when tartar does form,… Read more »

3 Bad Oral Health Habits To Leave In 2019

If you are currently guilty of any bad oral health habits, you may not have experienced the consequence in the form of tooth decay or gum disease…yet. As time passes, you can face a heightened risk for problems as tartar forms on your teeth, and makes it harder for you to clear away the bacteria… Read more »

What Separates Ultrasonic Scalings From Regular Cleanings?

At a standard preventive dental exam, your teeth will receive an expert cleaning from our hygienist. The cleanings provided during routine visits help patients keep their teeth healthy because they remove harmful plaque and tartar buildup. They also allow us to examine the state of your smile, and talk to you about your oral care… Read more »

Did You Know That Periodontal Problems Can Cause Bad Breath?

There are instances where a person’s bad breath can have an obvious cause. For example, if you just finished a meal that was heavily garlic-flavored, you can be keenly aware that a mint might be appropriate. With that said, people sometimes find themselves struggling to cover up bad breath frequently, with no obvious reason why… Read more »

Follow These Tips To Keep Your Smile Clean And Healthy

When you are confident that your teeth are clean and healthy, you can be more confident in your appearance, and more eager to share your smile. When it comes to caring for your smile, you can count on important support during every routine dental exam at our Prairie Village, KS dental office. At each preventive… Read more »

Poor Flossing Habits Can Raise Your Risk For Smile Problems

If you want to keep your teeth and gums in great shape, you need to have an effective strategy for dealing with oral bacteria. By brushing thoroughly, you can remove those harmful bacteria, and prevent the development of plaque and tartar. With that said, keep in mind that brushing should only be one part of… Read more »