Floss Pick Facts For Sacramento

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Dental patients who live in the Carmichael, Fair Oaks, and Elk Grove area want to keep their mouths as healthy and clean as possible. However, they are also looking for convenience, and that’s why many of them turn to floss picks instead of old-fashioned dental floss. These little tools are quite handy. They usually have…

Smart Brushing Trumps Aggressive Brushing

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Most Sacramento 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 –…

What Is Lurking Under Your Gumline?

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Hello Sacramento 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…

Tooth Brushing Basics For Healthy Smiles In Sacramento

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Why should everyone in Sacramento brush at least twice a day? Let’s take a look at why this is so important. Brushing and flossing is the best way to prevent decay. Brushing with fluoride toothpaste and carefully flossing removes the food from our teeth and inhibits the build up of plaque. If we let food…

If Only I Had Taken Care Of My Teeth…

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Brush. Floss. Get regular checkups. It will sound so simple when you have dentures. How many times have you said, “If only!” “If only I had changed my oil,” “If only I had stayed in college,” ‘If only I had worn sunscreen.” We hope you don’t ever say, “If only I had taken care of…

Foaming At The Mouth: Are You Brushing Right, Sacramento?

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In today’s post, let’s discuss some details about brushing. Key to activating the value of many fluoridated toothpastes is the foam created when properly brushing. Working up a good foam comes from pre-wetting the toothbrush, then attacking at a 45 rather than 90 degree angle. The foaming helps to dislodge food debris from nooks and…