For most of your life, you have learned about the importance of caring for your teeth and oral health. All of our patients understand the importance of brushing their teeth a minimum of twice a day; however, there is another important aspect of the oral hygiene process that is just as important — flossing. Failure to floss regularly can lead to serious complications with your oral health and the need for dental treatment. Read on to learn more about why you should floss daily.
While many of our patients enjoy the winter and the break from the brutal heat we experience during the summer, there is one part of this season everyone hopes to avoid — getting sick. We are no strangers to taking precautions to ward off illnesses, but sometimes it is just not possible, and you or a loved one may get sick. You might be surprised to discover that there are precautions you should be taking for your oral health when you are sick. Read on to learn if you are familiar with them and how to take these simple precautions when you aren’t feeling your best.