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How to Know If You’re Brushing Too Hard
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How to Know If You're Brushing Too Hard

 

You’re doing a great job keeping up with good oral habits. You brush after every meal. You floss daily. You rinse with mouthwash. You go to regular dental visits.

 

Unfortunately, at your most recent visit, your dentist expressed concerns that you might actually be overdoing it.…

Do You Really Need to Brush Your Tongue?
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Do You Really Need to Brush Your Tongue?

 

You likely know the importance of brushing your teeth at least twice a day and flossing at least once. However, did you know it’s also important to regularly clean your tongue?

 

Why (and How) to Keep Your Tongue Clean

 

Here are several reasons why you need to brush your tongue, as well as how to go about it.…

Plaque: Where It Comes From – and How to Stop It
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Plaque: Where It Comes From – and How to Stop It

You have probably heard the word “plaque” a few times at dental check-ups over the years. It is a dental hygiene problem all people encounter, and over time, it can have a serious impact on your oral health.…

Which Type of Floss Is Best?
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Which Type of Floss Is Best?

You have probably heard that daily flossing is essential to good oral health, but did you know that different kinds of floss have different benefits? That’s right. The type of floss or flosser you use can impact the health of your teeth and gums.…

Electric Toothbrushes: Are They Worth It?
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Electric Toothbrushes: Are They Worth It?

 

Going down the toothbrush aisle can be overwhelming because there are so many options to choose from. What size do you need? Do you want hard, medium, or soft bristles? Do you want a tongue scraper on the back?…