How to Floss Between Teeth With Larger Gaps

Flossing is an important part of a good dental hygiene routine. Dental floss can reach the gaps between your teeth that your toothbrush may not be able to access, allowing you to clean food particles and debris from in between your teeth. If you don't floss, these particles can get trapped and may turn into plaque, which can damage your teeth and gums, or they may contribute to bad breath when your mouth tries to break them down and get rid of them. [Read More]

Closing Gaps Between Your Teeth: The Pros and Cons of Bonding

If you have a small gap between two teeth, your dentist may talk to you about fixing the gap to make your teeth look better. In some cases, you may be advised to use a bonding procedure to close the gap. Here, your dentist will use a bonding material to build up the edges of the teeth on either side of the space to fill it in. What are the advantages and disadvantages of using bonding to fix a gap? [Read More]

4 Ways to Battle Bad Breath

If you are suffering from bad breath, you may be struggling to improve it. Some bad breath is caused by your oral hygiene routine, while in other cases it is from the medications you take or gum disease. Here are some different ways to battle your bad breath. Practice Good Oral Hygiene One of the most important things to do when you have bad breath is to improve your oral hygiene regimen. [Read More]

Deciding Between Removable Or Implanted Dental Plates

If you have lost all (or nearly all) of your teeth, your dentist will recommend that you get dental plates. A dental plate, also called a full denture, can either go on your upper or bottom jaw. Traditionally, all dental plates used to be removable. However, with the advent of implants, denture implants are now available as well. Below, find all the factors you will need to evaluate to decide whether to go for removable or implanted dentures. [Read More]