Is It Time to Replace Your Toothbrush?
Do you remember the last time you replaced your toothbrush? Although we don’t hesitate to throw out expired foods or...
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Do you remember the last time you replaced your toothbrush? Although we don’t hesitate to throw out expired foods or restock vitamins, it’s our oral care that often falls short. However, there are important tips for maintaining optimal oral health. This includes changing out your toothbrush. When to Change Your Toothbrush The American Dental Associationread more
You know the importance of good oral hygiene. That’s why you diligently brush your teeth two to three times per day. Yet, you may not realize that your toothbrush can actually be full of millions of bacteria. Researchers have found that toothbrushes are often covered with E. coli, staphylococci, and even fecal germs. Yuck! Thereread more
One of the most common reasons for people to visit the dentist is that they are experiencing tooth pain. A toothache may seem like a small thing to someone who has never had one, but people who have experienced it know how painful they can be! There are many factors and causes of tooth painread more
When you see your dentist, you know the basics of what goes on: a cleaning, cavity check, maybe some x-rays, and an evaluation of your overall dental health. But there is much more behind these visits and this is what makes them so important. And it is not just your teeth and gums but theread more
“More than 50 years ago, examinations of people entering the military showed that Americans’ teeth were in pretty bad shape. Few people took good care of their teeth. There were no guidelines for how often you should see a dentist. Many dentists focused on fixing problems rather than preventing them. Dental and health organizations decidedread more
“You can’t overestimate the importance of good oral hygiene — not only for dental health, but for your overall wellbeing. In fact, gum disease is a major risk factor for the development of serious health conditions, including heart disease, and diabetes. From the time we’re young, we’re taught that using a toothbrush regularly is one of the best waysread more
The holidays are a fun and exciting time with friends and family. Of all the festivities going on one thing that you can be sure of is the cameras will come out and people will want fun photos to preserve those memories. If you are worried about your smile here are a few things youread more
Parents have a lot on their plate and taking care of their kids’ oral health is a biggie! The Comfort Care Family Dental team is here to help make it easier for you and your child to implement good oral care practices and develop good dental care habits early on! You can schedule a consultationread more
“Untreated dental disease compromises the child’s ability to eat well, sleep well, and function well at home and at school. The unaesthetic nature of untreated dental decay compromises the child’s self-esteem and social development” (CDA). This is why it is so very important to have an early focus on good dental health for children and toread more
When it comes to dental visits, most of us know that keeping our regular dental checkup at least twice a year is the recommendation. Most of us also know bleeding gums are not normal and are a sign that we need some extra help with our dental care routine. We also know that tooth painread more