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  • Bleeding Gums When Brushing? Why Do My Gums Bleed When I Brush My Teeth?
    by Gary Silverstrom on November 28, 2018 at 4:02 am

    Have you ever been brushing your teeth and noticed some bleeding? Bleeding gums when brushing is common but that doesn’t mean it’s something you should ignore. In this post, we’re going to answer one of the most common questions we get from patients: “Why do my gums bleed when I brush my teeth?” Your gums […]

  • How to Make Tooth Brushing Fun for Toddlers (3 Simple Steps)
    by Gary Silverstrom on November 21, 2018 at 2:13 am

    One of the many necessary life skills every child needs to learn is brushing his or her teeth but that is often easier said than done. It can be difficult to get toddlers to willingly do things they’re supposed to do and that includes brushing their teeth. Toddlers are drawn to anything that is fun […]

  • How Often Should I Change My Toothbrush? (Manual vs. Electric)
    by Gary Silverstrom on November 8, 2018 at 1:53 pm

    Have you ever looked at your aging toothbrush sitting next to your sink and wondered “how often should I change my toothbrush?” The answer is, probably more often than you might think. How often should I change my toothbrush? You should change your toothbrush every 3 months which is more often than most people think. […]

  • What Waterpik is Best? (Water Flosser Reviews by Dentists)
    by Gary Silverstrom on November 2, 2018 at 2:42 am

    You may know people who use a Waterpik or water flosser and they swear by them, but what kind of Waterpik is best? We’re going to explore what they do, why they’re useful, and some water flosser reviews by dentists so you know which one to get. You’ve probably heard of a Waterpik or water […]

  • What’s the Best Way to Floss Your Teeth?
    by Gary Silverstrom on October 24, 2018 at 1:58 am

    You know that you should floss your teeth but what is the best way to floss? Flossing is one of the most effective methods of removing debris from in between your teeth but like many things, how you do it directly impacts your results. The best way to floss your teeth is simple and you […]