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Common Dental Mistakes, Part 2


Taking care of your teeth is usually simple: brush, floss, and visit the dentist. However, there are a few common dental mistakes that many individuals make when they’re trying to take care of their teeth. Here are a few things to avoid: Brushing too hard. Excessive pressure when you’re brushing can wear away enamel, lower [...]

Common Dental Mistakes, Part 22012-04-11T12:00:12-06:00

Common Dental Mistakes, Part 1


The three most important rules of dental health are brushing your teeth twice a day, flossing daily, and visiting the dentist at least once every six months. However, sometimes maintaining oral health requires a little bit more. Here are some common dental mistakes that patients often make, as well as how to correct them. Clicking [...]

Common Dental Mistakes, Part 12012-04-04T12:00:27-06:00

Teaching Your Kids Proper Oral Hygiene


If you want your child to have a mouth full of straight, healthy teeth, you should start early. Teaching children about oral hygiene in their early years is essential for helping them develop healthy dental habits later in life. Here are a few ways you can teach your children how to keep their teeth healthy: [...]

Teaching Your Kids Proper Oral Hygiene2012-01-03T21:38:47-06:00

Can You Brush Too Hard?


Patients sometimes ask whether it's possible to brush too hard. Though it may seem counter-intuitive, the answer is a definite yes. Brushing too hard can create several dental issues, including receding gums and worn-away tooth enamel. Additionally, research has found that hard brushing may contribute to tooth sensitivity. If you brush too hard, you may [...]

Can You Brush Too Hard?2018-11-23T22:18:28-06:00