Reasons not to floss
Of all the things I talk to patients about to improve their oral health, year in and year out, flossing is the number one area I encounter the most resistance. I know you are tired of hearing that you need to floss. So, in the spirit of “if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em” here are 9 reasons why you should NOT floss.
Continue Reading 9 Reasons Not to Floss Your Teeth (or Use Other Interdental Cleaners)

Tips to help you choose the best dental product for yourself. Dental floss or dental tape, a toothbrush and toothpaste are enough to sustain or even improve oral health. Other products, such as mouthwash, oral irrigators, tongue scrapers and dental picks and sticks are good adjuncts and go farther toward improving oral health. Which are best for you? Continue Reading Essential Oral Hygiene Products

In everyday life we unknowingly accumulate thousands of germs throughout the day. Healthcare workers have known that unwashed hands transmit stomach, intestine and respiratory infections like the Coronavirus for over 200 years.

If soap and water are not available, hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol is a good adjunct but know that hand washing with soap and water is superior. Continue Reading Start By Washing Your Hands

News, both true and false, about Coronavirus 19 (COVID-19) has spread as rapidly as the fear, uncertainty and panic surrounding each new case. I personally, have read some outrageous things. Some from people seeking to capitalize on the hysteria and others from people who are simply poorly informed.

As your dentist, I want to make sure you have easy access to good information. The following links to trusted sources, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have valid, current and useful information: Continue Reading Coronavirus-19 Statement