Freshen Your Toothbrush After Illness

When you're sick, it is good manners to try and keep from spreading your illness to other people in your proximity. So, once you have recovered, it's a good idea to replace your toothbrush with a new one. It's just good toothbrush etiquette. Toothbrushes can hang onto bacteria and germs even after you've healed. This means that they can transfer... read more »

Getting Used to Your Dentures

When people think of dentures, they often picture someone over the age of 65. However, many adults in the United States of varying ages are missing one or more teeth, or have teeth that need to be replaced. While dental implants have become very popular in recent years, some people may not be suitable candidates to receive implants. Surgery is... read more »

Brushing With Dentures

You may think that because your dentures are not your “real teeth” your days of brushing are over. Not quite! Dentures may not be natural teeth, but they still need to be properly cleaned if they are to do their jobs effectively. Dentures can collect food debris, just like natural teeth. That can lead to bad breath and gum disease,... read more »

The Best Ways to Fight Plaque

Have you ever heard of plaque? If not, it’s the white, sticky film that grows on the front surfaces of your teeth. If you keep from brushing for a long period of time, you will be able to scrape the surfaces of your teeth and peel off a white layer, which is plaque. This substance is extremely destructive to your... read more »