A Tooth Cleaning Is An Important Part Of Your Ongoing Tooth Care

A Tooth Cleaning Is An Important Part Of Your Ongoing Tooth CareMost people should consider getting a dental cleaning of the teeth every six months. Some, who are prone to cavities or want to work harder to ensure their teeth are well, may even get a cleaning every four months.

Do you need cleanings in order to maintain healthy teeth? Can you go without them as long as you remember to brush and floss daily? This is a question that we receive on a regular basis here at Community Dental Group.

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Do All Of Your Dental Products Work For You?

Do All Of Your Dental Products Work For You?The dental aisle of your local store is probably filled with a huge range of different products. Your brushes, toothpaste, floss, and mouthwash are all part of good oral hygiene, and they all have a different impact on your oral health. But does it really matter which type of products you use, or are they all the same? Taking a closer look at this is well worth doing since you’ll be buying dental products for the rest of your life. Read more

Getting The Most From Your Toothbrush

Getting The Most From Your ToothbrushHead to the local pharmacy or big box store and take a visit to the toothbrush aisle, and you’ll be confronted with a huge expanse of different brushes. Everything from basic, traditional brushes to expensive electric brushes are represented, and all points in between. It can actually make it confusing to find the right toothbrush for your needs, but in reality all you need to do is remember a few tips and you’ll get the right toothbrush and be able to get the most from it. Read more

You’ll Be Amazed at Four Toothbrush Mistakes Most People Make

You’ll Be Amazed at Four Toothbrush Mistakes Most People MakeBrushing is the most important part of dental hygiene. It is also one of the first things that we learn to do on our own when we are growing up. Unfortunately, over time we can develop bad brushing habits we might not even realize we have.

Plus, dentistry is evolving, and new ways to help you improve your dental hygiene are always emerging. If you’ve been doing things the same way for five or ten years, odds are good that there are some ways you can improve – even with something as simple as brushing. Read more

Top 5 Recommended Toothbrushes

Top 5 Recommended ToothbrushesBrushing your teeth is a critical part of good oral hygiene. In fact, it can be argued it is the most critical component. Therefore, choosing a good toothbrush is an important step in taking care of your teeth. There are several factors to consider when choosing a toothbrush. Bristle softness, length and width of the brush, whether it’s manual or electric, all these are things to keep in mind when choosing a toothbrush. One additional thing to consider is whether or not the toothbrush is ADA certified. ADA certification means the toothbrush (either manual or electric) has been certified by the American Dental Association to meet stringent quality and safety standards. With those criteria established, let’s look at various specific products and examine their features. Read more

Power Toothbrush vs. Manual Toothbrush

Power Toothbrush vs. Manual ToothbrushTo do any job correctly, you need the proper tools. To build a house, you need a hammer, saw and other tools. Likewise, to take care of your teeth, you need the correct equipment. In order to clean your teeth effectively, you’ll need a toothbrush, dental floss and possibly a fluoride or antimicrobial mouthwash. Of these items, your toothbrush is arguably the most important tool in your oral care arsenal. When it comes to toothbrushes, you have a wide array of choices. Toothbrushes can be broadly divided into two categories; powered and manual. Which type of toothbrush you choose depends on your individual preferences and personal situation. Read more