Top Tips for Terrific Toothbrush Tactics

Do you have any terrific techniques for treating your toothbrush well? As long as your keep taking care of your toothbrush, it can keep taking care of you. However, toothbrushes do fall into disrepair after a few months or so and should be replaced as necessary. If your toothbrush is beginning to show signs of… Read more »

Gum Disease Prevention Requires an Effective Flossing Technique

Gum disease is a serious oral health condition with several ramifications to your oral health and overall quality of life. It is especially concerning as the American Dental Association estimates that nearly half of the American population over the age of 30 has some form of gum disease. This is especially unfortunate when you consider… Read more »

If You Need Brighter Teeth, Try a Professional Teeth Whitening

With your smile being one of the first things people notice about you, don’t you owe it to yourself to make your smile look your best? Don’t let set in teeth stains get in the way of making the best first impressions. Schedule an appointment a professional teeth whitening treatment with Dr. Nichols and Dr…. Read more »

First-Aid Tips for Treating Dental Avulsion

Suffering an oral trauma as serious as dental avulsion often results in significant damage to the knocked-out tooth and the socket that once held it. Keeping a cool head while providing quality first aid will increase your chances of treatment success. To that end, Dr. offers the following first-aid information. If you have blood or… Read more »

Gum Disease Needlessly Threatens Millions of People’s Oral Health

Gum disease is the inflammation or infection of the gum tissues. The American Dental Association estimates that up to 47 percent of adults over the age of 30 struggle with some form of periodontal disease. It is primarily caused by hardened tartar at the gumline; however, habits, like tobacco use, and certain medical conditions, like… Read more »

The Top Tips to Brushing, Flossing, and Using Mouthwash

Most people have been brushing, flossing, and using mouthwash since they could remember. No matter what your age may be, those three common oral health care habits can be just as beneficial at a tooth’s infancy as it is in a tooth’s elder age. Thus, these habits should remain a staple in our lives for… Read more »

How to Avoid Bad Breath

Do you suffer from bad breath? Are you self-conscious that others will notice? Don’t let your struggles have a negative impact on your social life. There are many causes of bad breath, as well as many solutions. Common causes of bad breath include: Dry Mouth – Does your mouth feel dry and sticky? You may… Read more »

Holiday Hygiene Hints That Everyone Can Use

Taking care of your teeth during the holidays is as easy as taking care of your teeth at any other time of the year. While the hectic holiday schedule may tempt you to relax your oral hygiene routine, you can stay true to your oral health while enjoying all of the socializing and celebrating. Let… Read more »

Do Water Flossers Work?

Most people don’t enjoy flossing very much, which is one of the reasons that water flossers have become such a popular option to replace traditional flossing. However, it’s important to know whether or not water flossers are as effective as regular floss and what, if any, added oral health benefits they present to you. So… Read more »

A Healthy Smile is a Straight Smile

If you think that the only thing a straight smile does for you is help you look better, you’re not understanding the whole picture. While a straight smile certainly does wonders for a person’s appearance, it’s also healthier to have straight teeth than it is to let them stay crooked and crowded. So to help… Read more »