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How to Choose a Toothbrush: What To Look For

How to Choose a Toothbrush: What To Look For

Toothbrushes are everyday objects that we often do not spend much time thinking about. You may even think every toothbrush is equal in cleaning your teeth effectively. This is false. The toothbrush you use and how you use it can make or break your oral health journey, and it is essential to choose the right one. If you have no idea where to start, do not worry! We are here to share some tips and tricks for choosing the right toothbrush and using it effectively.

How to Choose a Toothbrush

Toothbrushes first became mainstream in the 1930s, but there were not many options. Almost everyone was stuck with a toothbrush that had nylon bristles. Today, it is a different story. In the United States, we are lucky enough to have many toothbrushes at our fingertips at local grocery stores and drugstores. You may think the only two types of toothbrushes out there are manual and electric, but think again!

Five things to keep in mind when choosing a toothbrush:

  1. Professional recommendations. When looking for a new toothbrush, it is best to get the opinion of your dentist. They will have suggestions that are tailored to your personal oral health needs. When buying one, it is also essential to make sure that you pick one with the American Dental Association (ADA) seal of approval.
  2. Safety. Safety may not be something that comes to mind when you think about brushing your teeth. However, it is imperative to choose a safe toothbrush for your unique oral health and your brushing tendencies. For example, if you generally brush aggressively, an electric toothbrush may be a better choice for you as it will make it easier to be gentle while still cleaning your mouth.
  3. Manual vs. Electric. Many people falsely assume that electric toothbrushes are leaps and bounds more effective than manual toothbrushes. This is false. It is more vital that you effectively know how to use your toothbrush correctly, and the manual versus electric debate comes down to personal preference.
  4. What should my child use? It is crucial to pick out a toothbrush for your child that can easily fit into their hand and has soft bristles. If your child is old enough to comprehend, have them pick out their toothbrush. Getting children involved in this process early will make oral hygiene more fun for them.
  5. Variety of bristles. You may notice that some toothbrushes have uniform bristles across the whole head while others have a mixture of soft to stiff bristles and even some rubber components. Choosing which type is right for you should be based on your oral health. For example, if you have gum problems, it is best to stick with a soft-bristled toothbrush.

Believe it or not, this is just the tip of the iceberg for picking out a toothbrush. Cost, likability, and size are important factors in choosing the right toothbrush. The more you consider these things, the easier it will be for you to find a toothbrush that is the perfect fit for your oral hygiene journey! Give Hebron Family Dental a call today at (972) 820-8780 if you have any questions about choosing a toothbrush or would like to schedule an appointment. Read about a healthy wisdom teeth recovery.

Gum Care 101: How To Take Care Of Them

Gum Care 101: How To Take Care Of Them

When you think about taking care of your smile, brushing and flossing your teeth are probably the first things that come to mind. However, there is much more that goes into keeping your mouth in order! Your gums play an integral role in your overall oral health and can be in bad shape even if you have the whitest, brightest smile around. 

What’s Gum Disease?

Have you ever heard of gum disease? If you have never had to deal with it, consider yourself lucky! Gum disease is caused by plaque buildup along and underneath your gum line. Gingivitis is the earliest stage of gum disease and will cause your gums to become swollen and tender and sometimes even bleed. Luckily, this type of gum disease is easily treatable since it does not directly impact the bone connected to your teeth. 

If you let gingivitis progress untreated, it can become periodontitis, which is a more severe form of gum disease. Periodontitis does impact the bone and tissue connected to your teeth, and if left untreated, can slowly destroy your teeth. Some signs you may have periodontal disease include but are not limited to a bad taste in your mouth, loose permanent teeth, swollen gums, tender, or bloody, and a receding gum line.

What’s The Best Gum Care?

Luckily, gum disease is easily preventable, and we are excited to share five simple ways in which you can keep your gums healthy!

Brush twice a day

Brushing after breakfast and dinner is the easiest thing you can do on your own to keep your smile healthy! Brushing will help remove plaque and bacteria, and flossing will do the rest! Also, make sure to brush your tongue, as it can carry bacteria as well. Electric toothbrushes are the best option to remove plaque more effectively than manual toothbrushes. Make sure you change out your toothbrush or toothbrush head every three months.

Get your teeth cleaned regularly

Your dental hygienist can remove any tricky plaque and tartar formed on your teeth. Doing this every six months will keep your teeth much healthier than trying to take oral hygiene into your own hands only! In addition to this, your dentist can detect the early signs of gum disease and start a treatment plan before it turns into gingivitis or even periodontitis. If you already have gingivitis, regular hygiene appointments can help reverse its effects. 

Use therapeutic mouthwash

Almost any drugstore or pharmacy will carry it over-the-counter. This type of mouthwash can help reduce the speed tartar develops, reduce plaque, and even reduce gingivitis. Make sure you are also looking for the American Dental Association seal on any therapeutic mouthwash. 

Use fluoride toothpaste

Almost every toothpaste brand will claim to reduce the risk of gingivitis. So how do you know which ones are the best? When you pick out your toothpaste, ensure it contains fluoride and has the American Dental Association seal of acceptance!

Make sure to floss

Flossing once or twice per day will help remove any tricky plaque buildup that your toothbrush is unable to get rid of. Since plaque is the main cause of gum disease, flossing is a must! 

This may seem like a lot of information to take in, but we promise taking these simple steps will help prevent gum disease. If you’re not flossing daily or using mouthwash, now is the time to start! If you haven’t come in for your bi-yearly hygiene appointment in over six months, it is time to schedule. Call us today at (972) 820-8780 to make an appointment. Let’s work together to keep your gums healthy! Follow these tips and tricks for a pain-free wisdom teeth recovery.

DIY Teeth Whitening Ideas: Make Your Smile Sparkle for the Holidays!

DIY Teeth Whitening Ideas: Make Your Smile Sparkle for the Holidays!

Few things will make you feel more confident than having a sparkling white smile, especially during the holiday season! Teeth whitening has been a popular cosmetic procedure over the years. It has become so popular that you can easily find at-home teeth whitening tips online. However, not all these tips are accurate or effective, and it is essential to distinguish which tips are which. We are here to help you! In this blog, we debunk common teeth whitening myths and provide you with ways to make your whitening experience as effective as possible. Let’s get your smile sparkling for the holidays!

Having a diverse mix of opinions is generally a positive thing. However, this is not always the case for factual information, such as how to most effectively whiten your teeth. There are many common misconceptions about teeth whitening, and here are just a few of the most prevalent:

What Could Work For Teeth Whitening

Having a diverse mix of opinions is generally a positive thing. However, this is not always the case for factual information, such as how to most effectively whiten your teeth. There are many common misconceptions about teeth whitening, and here are just a few of the most prevalent: 

Whitening toothpaste works well

Many household name companies sell toothpaste that is advertised as a whitening product. There are two main reasons why you should not use whitening toothpaste as your primary brightening technique. The first is that the chemicals that whiten your teeth need to be in contact with them for an extended period to work, not just the couple minutes it takes you to brush your teeth. The second reason is self-explanatory: whitening toothpaste costs more than regular toothpaste!

Baking soda is an effective DIY whitening method

An extremely common way people try to whiten their teeth at home is by brushing them with baking soda. Many people don’t know that baking soda can mess with the balance of bacteria in your mouth. This can eventually lead to oral health issues.

At-Home Teeth whitening will remove all of your stains

Depending on what types of stains are on your teeth, this may not be true. Certain people are more prone to long-lasting stains on their teeth, such as smokers and coffee drinkers. In addition to this, our teeth tend to yellow as we get older, which will, in turn, make them more difficult to whiten.

Over-the-counter whitening options work just as well

While these options can make your teeth look a little brighter, they will not give you the same results as whitening with a professional will. Professional whitening is safe, effective, and worth the time and money!

You may now be remembering a time or two when you brushed with baking soda or used Crest Whitestrips and didn’t get the results you wanted. That is okay! We have all been there, and luckily there are safe, effective ways to get your smile to shine bright. While it may seem as if there aren’t any good alternatives to the debunked myths above, we have some encouraging ones to share with you!

You can whiten your teeth at home!

Most dental offices, including ours, offer take-home whitening kits. These kits are much more effective than drugstore whitening options and just as easy to use! 

You cannot whiten an implant or crown

There are many ways around this! If you consider having your teeth whitened but are about to get an implant, try whitening them before the implant is put in. 

Professional whitening will last longer than over-the-counter options

This is one of the many reasons professional or dentist-approved take-home whitening treatments are the best options. You will get more for your money and your teeth will dazzle for even longer! 

Good oral hygiene will prolong the effects of my whitening treatment

Your results will last longer if you stay on top of your oral hygiene! This includes brushing, flossing, using mouthwash, and going to your dentist every six months for a routine cleaning! 

At Hebron Family Dental, we want to provide you with all the information to help you make your oral health decisions as easy as possible. We hope this myth-busting session was able to do just that! If you’re interested in getting your teeth whitened, you’re in luck! We offer both in-office and take-home whitening options. You can call us today at (972) 820-8780 if you have any questions about our whitening options or would like to schedule an appointment. We want to give you a smile that will impress for the holiday season! Follow these tips and tricks for a pain-free wisdom teeth recovery.

Wisdom Teeth Recovery 101: What To Know

Wisdom Teeth Recovery 101: What To Know

Have you ever wondered why so many people get their wisdom teeth surgically removed? “Wisdom teeth” are the molars that are the furthest back in your mouth, and are most commonly removed because they won’t fit in your mouth if they grow all the way in. The majority of people who need to get them removed do so when they are teenagers or young adults. Wisdom teeth removal involves a simple surgery. Whether you still need to get your wisdom teeth taken out or have someone close to you who is planning on getting the surgery, we are excited to share some of our favorite ways to keep your recovery as enjoyable as possible!

  • What To Know About Wisdom Teeth Recovery

    Whether you still need to get your wisdom teeth removed or have someone close to you who is planning to do so, we are excited to share a few tips on optimizing your recovery process.

    Take your recovery seriously when you get home

    It is essential to take precautions when you get home from your surgery to avoid infections and other issues. Rinsing with salt water to keep the surgery wounds clean and free of bacteria is one of the most simple and effective things you can do regularly. Make sure you don’t forcefully spit the saltwater when finished, but let it gently fall from your mouth. Your mouth will have some blood in it right after the surgery, so make sure to gently clean the wounds with gauze or a cotton ball after rinsing. It is also integral to avoid dislodging your stitches. This can disrupt the healing process and lead to dry sockets, which are painful and can lead to a prolonged recovery process. Make sure to be gentle with yourself!

    Manage the pain carefully

    There is a high chance that you will have some pain and swelling in the days immediately following your surgery. One of the best ways to manage this is by using an ice pack. Make sure to ask your dentist about how often you should be using an ice pack. In addition to this, it is important to not directly place ice on your face, as this can lead to an ice burn. Pain medication is another way to help your recovery along. Your dentist will be able to guide you in whether you need to be taking over-the-counter or prescription medications. You may also be advised to take antibiotics. Antibiotics will help protect your mouth from infection as the wounds heal.

    Think about what you are eating

    Finding the right foods to aid your recovery can help immensely. You may not have a considerable appetite directly after surgery, and your mouth will most likely be sore. The best foods to consume while recovering are those that won’t require much chewing and will be safe for your stitches. Soft smoothies, apple sauce, soup, pudding, cottage cheese, and mashed potatoes are tasty and safe! You should also avoid foods that are too hot or could potentially get stuck in the surgery site. It is also essential to avoid drinking from a straw, as slurping too aggressively may compromise your stitches or the blood clot that protects the wound. The more careful you are with what you eat after your surgery, the sooner you’ll be able to re-introduce your usual favorite foods into your diet!

Recovery from wisdom teeth removal should be treated like any other surgery recovery: with patience and gentleness. Being careful about what you’re eating, proactively managing your pain, and keeping the surgery wounds clean are three simple ways to keep your recovery short, sweet, and simple! Make sure to listen to and follow your dentist’s recovery tips as well. If you or someone you know has questions about the wisdom teeth surgery and recovery process, you can reach us today at (972) 820-8780.

Use it or Lose it: Dental Benefits With Hebron Family Dental

Use it or Lose it: Dental Benefits With Hebron Family Dental

The school year has begun, the holidays are near, and the year will be over before we know it! Our oral health is often put on the back burner during the last three months of the year due to all the celebrations surrounding the holidays. Going to the dentist may not be the first thing you want to do, but you only have a few months left to use your dental benefits before they expire! It is important to use them up while you are still able to, since many plans do not let you roll your benefits over into the following calendar year. To make things easier, we have decided to share three ways to use your remaining benefits! Use it or lose it season has arrived!

Hygiene

When was the last time you came in to get your teeth cleaned? If it’s been six months or more, you are due for a visit with your hygienist. Getting your teeth cleaned twice per year is an integral part of keeping your teeth healthy. Your hygienist will remove any buildup of plaque or tartar that can lead to more troublesome dental problems down the line if not taken care of. In addition to this, your smile will feel fresh and new. If you have remaining dental benefits and haven’t been in for a cleaning in six months or more, what are you waiting for? You can schedule with us and use those benefits before you lose them!

Unscheduled treatment

Another way you can use your remaining benefits is by finally scheduling that pesky treatment you have been putting off. We know that diagnosed treatment can be intimidating, especially if you have never had a serious dental procedure done before. We promise you won’t regret it! Whether it be crowns, getting a cavity fixed, an extraction, or any other number of treatments, we promise getting it scheduled before the end of the year is a good idea. Not only will this solve any pain or discomfort you are having faster, but it will also save you money in the long run. If you continue to put off treatment, you may need additional treatment in the future. I think you know what this means. Schedule your treatment so you can use your benefits before you lose them!

Big procedures

Are you the type of person who has always wanted to upgrade your smile but hasn’t known where to start? You’re in luck! Now is the perfect time to get started with Invisalign or even give yourself a full smile restoration with dental implants! Do you want to know what the best part of this is? You will be able to use your remaining dental benefits to cover the costs. Now is the time to take the leap you’ve always wanted to take and schedule your smile transformation. It’s never too late, and you will be able to…you guessed it, use your benefits before you lose them!

Whether you need to schedule a hygiene visit, have pending treatment, or want to treat yourself to a smile upgrade, now is the time to get it on your calendar! Plus, we would love to see you at Hebron Family Dental before the year is over. Give us a call at (972) 820-8780 to schedule a visit! The clock is ticking, which means it’s time to use it or lose it! Follow these tips and tricks for a pain-free wisdom teeth recovery.
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Open Enrollment For Dental Work And Dental Procedures

Open Enrollment For Dental Work And Dental Procedures

Are you thinking about whether you want to sign up for dental insurance through an employer or switch from your current plan? Open enrollment season is officially here, and we want to help you find the right dental benefits plan for you and your family. We offer a Membership Plan that is simple and comprehensive. It is subscription-based and covers all your preventative care while giving you discounts on other procedures. Unlike dental insurance, there are no waiting periods, approval processes, deductibles, annual maximums, or other insurance hassles. Best of all, you can sign up in as little as 5 minutes, and your benefits start immediately!

 

At Hebron Family Dental, your oral health is our top priority. We understand that dental work can be expensive and insurance companies are frustrating to deal with. That is why we offer our Membership Plan! Our plan is straightforward, affordable, and offered directly through our office. 

 

We offer three different plans: Child Complete, Adult Complete, and Perio. By signing up for one of these plans, you will be able to save up to $278 per year on dental work! Our plans include:

 

Child Complete ($19/mo. or $228/yr.):

– 2 professional cleanings

– 2 regular exams

– 1 fluoride treatment

– Routine x-rays

– 1 emergency exam

 

Adult Complete ($20/mo. or $240/yr.):

– 2 professional cleanings

– 2 regular exams

– 2 oral screenings

– Routine x-rays

– 1 emergency exam

 

Perio ($30/mo. or $360/yr.):

– 3 perio maintenance procedures & checkups

– 2 regular exams

– 2 oral screenings

– Routine x-rays

– 1 emergency exam

 

In addition to this, all three of our plans include 10-20% off all other procedures completed at our practice and a 5% subscription discount for additional family members.

 

Now is the perfect time to sign up. If you are interested or would like to receive more information, you can visit this link or call us at (972) 820-8780.

 

Not only do we offer a Membership Plan to our individual patients, but we also offer a plan for local businesses! If you are a business owner or an employee of a business looking to offer dental insurance benefits to your employees, our Employer Plan is a great option! 

 

We are a local business and care deeply about other local businesses. We can help to ensure your business attracts and retains the employees to make it even more successful than it already is. Surveys of US workers report that 88% of job seekers indicate that dental benefits are a key factor in their job choice. Furthermore, 2 out of 3 employees consider dental benefits to be a very or extremely important part of their compensation package. It is safe to say that the better benefits your company offers, the better employees it will attract.

 

We are excited to tell you about our Employer Membership Plan, a dental benefits package revolutionizing what it means to offer dental benefits. Our Employer Plan is unique because:

 

  1. It is affordable
  2. No deductibles
  3. No waiting periods
  4. No annual maximums
  5. No pre-approvals
  6. No paperwork
  7. Simple online sign-up and management

 

This may sound too good to be true, but we promise it’s not. Our Employer Plan is a much better option than traditional insurance because it is provided directly to your company, eliminating the unnecessary costs, hassles, and limitations of 3rd party insurance. As an employer, you can contribute whatever you would like, from $0 to the full subscription price per employee. Company enrollment is fast and simple and plan management is easily accessible through the employer portal. If you’re looking to adopt a straightforward dental coverage plan for your company, look no further. Our Employer Plan is the one for you. If you are interested or would like to learn more, you can reach us at (972) 820-8780.

 

Now is the perfect time of year to sign up for new dental benefits or start a new plan for your company. We promise our plans won’t disappoint and want to do everything we can to provide you with the best, most affordable dental care on the market. Follow these tips and tricks for a pain-free wisdom teeth recovery.

Happy Teeth-Safe Food Month Everyone

Happy Teeth-Safe Food Month Everyone

Happy Teeth-safe Food Month everyone! Food is one of the most central parts of our lives and affects our health in more ways than we can count. Oral health is no exception! Knowing which foods are beneficial and which are dangerous for your teeth is central to keeping your smile healthy and shining. 

 

Cavities are one of the most well-known dental issues and can be directly linked to what we eat. One of the most common causes of cavities is the consumption of refined sugar. Refined sugar is broken down by bacteria and turned into acid, which in turn dissolves the tooth enamel. Because of this, the frequency of sugar consumption is actually more detrimental to your oral health than the amount of sugar you consume. So what are some of the best ways to indulge in your favorite sugary treats while keeping your teeth healthy?

 

  • Eat sweets at a time you know you will brush soon afterward. Most people will brush their teeth pretty soon after eating a meal. Therefore, this is one of the best times to consume a sweet treat. If you’re snacking on sweets at a random time during the day, you are less likely to brush until later, and the sugar will have more time to sit on your teeth and will be more likely to damage them.
  • Avoid having sugar in your mouth for an extended time. Some examples of this are soda and candies you suck on, such as lollipops. If you want to enjoy a sugary snack, a quick dessert like a piece of cake or pie is much better. When you are eating something quickly, the saliva in your mouth will be hard at work washing the debris away. 
  • If you want to snack, find substitutes! Many delicious snacks are much better for your teeth than candy and sweets but can still satisfy your cravings for something tasty! Try snacking on berries or yogurt – they are both sweet and good for your teeth!

 

Having a balanced diet is an integral part of your oral health. Not only will the right foods keep your teeth safe, but they will also keep your gums and bones strong. Discovering foods you enjoy that are also rich in vitamins is essential, and is not difficult to do! Foods containing vitamin C, vitamin B12, folic acid, and calcium are some of the best options for strong teeth and healthy gums. Here are some of our favorites…

 

  • Beans, seeds, and nuts. These three foods have endless uses and can enhance many meals. They also contain folic acid, which will strengthen the supporting soft tissue in your mouth.
  • Dark green leafy vegetables. When people think of calcium, they usually think of milk. However, certain leafy greens such as kale, spinach, and collard greens are chock full of calcium and will keep your teeth strong. 
  • Meat. Meats such as chicken and fish are versatile and delicious. You can’t go wrong with either because there are so many ways to cook and season them! In addition to this, they contain vitamin B12, which is great for keeping your gums healthy.
  • Dairy. Dairy products such as cheese, milk, and yogurt will kill two birds with one stone. They contain both calcium and vitamin B12, which are beneficial to the health of your gums and teeth!
  • Citrus. Whether you prefer fresh-squeezed orange juice or peeling and eating a clementine, citrus is delicious, rich in vitamin C, and perfect for keeping your soft mouth tissue healthy.

 

Food allergies are quite common, especially when it comes to things like nuts and dairy. Fortunately, the foods listed above are just the beginning when it comes to food that will help your oral health. You have countless options and will never get bored! Making sure you eat a plethora of foods with the listed vitamins and minerals will increase your oral health as well as your general well-being. We can give you plenty of tips on our blog, but it’s always better to come to see us in person! Give us a call today at (972) 820-8780 to schedule an appointment! Follow these tips and tricks for a pain-free wisdom teeth recovery.

How To Get Kids To Love Brushing Their Teeth

How To Get Kids To Love Brushing Their Teeth

You are not alone if you have trouble getting your children to cooperate with brushing their teeth. Luckily, there are ways to make your children not only brush their teeth on their own, but come to love it too. Below are our three favorite ways to get your kids to love oral hygiene!

Reward good brushing behavior to reinforce it for your children

Even if a reward doesn’t seem exciting to you, it will have an effect on driving your child’s brushing behavior. Rewards can be as simple as stickers or marks on a chart whenever your children take ownership of their oral hygiene routine without complaint. You could even let your children choose dinner one night of the week if they have been good about brushing their teeth the week prior. No matter how small a reward may be, it will reinforce positive oral hygiene habits in your child.

Make it fun

How can you make brushing teeth fun for your kids? We recommend making a brushing playlist of songs they enjoy. You can even mix in some dental-themed songs. Whenever it is time for brushing, put this playlist on and brush your teeth with your children. You can also try letting your children pick their own toothbrushes. Most stores carry a wide variety of toothbrushes for kids, many with beloved cartoon characters on them. There are so many unique ways to get your children to view oral hygiene not just as necessary, but as fun. Soon, your kids will be asking when it is time to brush their teeth.

Teach your children the importance of oral health early and model good oral hygiene yourself

Children tend to take on the behaviors they see in their parents, even if they don’t understand them. Oral hygiene is no exception. If a child sees their parents consistently brushing and flossing, they will think they should be doing the same. Creating a specific time for brushing for your kids at a young age will create a habit. When they become old enough to take care of their own oral care, a particular time will already be familiar with them. It is also essential to explain to children the reasons why certain behaviors are positive. Tell them how a healthy smile will lead to a healthy, happy life. You can even throw something in about making the Tooth Fairy happy if you want!

 

Every child needs to be taught the importance of oral hygiene. Rewarding your children when they are doing well, making oral care fun, educating your children about why brushing is essential, and modeling good behavior are all ways to increase good brushing behavior and overall oral health. Let’s get your kids brushing! Follow these tips and tricks for a pain-free wisdom teeth recovery.

4 Reasons to Schedule Your 6-Month Checkup

4 Reasons to Schedule Your 6-Month Checkup

Why is it so important to go to your routine dental checkups? We are here to share a few reasons with you!

4 Reasons to Schedule Your 6-Month Checkup

Do you know why you need to see the dentist every six months? There are far more perks of keeping up with your dental health care than you may know. After reading this, you will definitely want to get your next appointment on the calendar! 

Overall health

There has been extensive research done when it comes to the connection between oral health and other health problems. There have been links found between oral infections and heart disease, lung disease, cancer, diabetes, and stroke. How can your dentist help with this? Many of these conditions begin with or show oral manifestations. During your routine dental checkup, your dentist can help find these manifestations. Your dentist’s oral health expertise can provide a key link in discovering other health issues you may be unaware of.

Catch problems before they grow

Dentists have the knowledge and expertise to catch oral health issues early on in their development. People often believe that cavities are easy to detect because they present themselves with severe pain. This isn’t always true, because cavities can be painless. If you are going to your dentist regularly, tricky painless cavities will be caught before they become worse and result in prolonged, expensive treatment.

Don’t forget your gums

Keeping your gums in good health is important to your overall oral health. It can be difficult to keep up with if you have no dental knowledge. Your dentist will check the depth of the space between your teeth and gums with a unique tool. If the area is too deep, you may have gum disease. Simple checkups like this may seem unimportant, but they will benefit both your health and wallet in the long run!

Keeping bacteria at bay

Why does postponing the removal of plaque have a negative effect on your oral health? Plaque is a layer of bacteria on your teeth that is clear and sticky. It is very difficult to get rid of it during your daily oral care routine, which is why your routine cleanings are so important. If plaque stays on your teeth for too long, it will harden and become tartar. Tartar is impossible to remove with your personal brushing and flossing routine. If you let it build up for too long, it can result in various oral infections. Without routine cleanings, plaque and tartar buildup cannot be managed properly.

 

We hope you all understand why routine dental exams and cleanings are so important for maintaining your health. If you choose to postpone or cancel these visits, you risk developing problems that could cost you money and time down the road. We promise that routine dental checkups are something to smile about! Follow these tips and tricks for a pain-free wisdom teeth recovery.