What Comes First: Flossing or Brushing?

When it comes to good dental health, it’s a question that might be older than the proverbial inquiry:  What came first—the chicken or the egg? Do I brush first and floss second or vice-versa? While some dental health professionals may not agree on the specific sequence, almost all agree the [...]

2022-06-23T11:12:51-04:00April 26th, 2022|

Covid-19’s Impact on Routine Dental Care & Oral Health

The Covid-19 Pandemic has not only impacted the overall health of Americans, but also has posed obstacles and challenges to the oral health of some as well. Covid-19 has triggered two specific changes in how dental patients have responded to seeking routine and preventive dental care over the past 24 [...]

2022-04-28T16:52:59-04:00March 18th, 2022|

Oral Health and Heart Disease

Oral infections and cardiovascular disease are interconnected. The bacteria that cause gingivitis can travel to other parts of the body. These bacteria can then cause things like inflammation in blood vessels, heart attacks, and blood clots.[2] Bad Oral Habits Contribute to Gingivitis One of the causes of gingivitis is poor [...]

2022-04-28T16:04:05-04:00January 25th, 2022|
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