Gum disease is a common yet often misunderstood illness. According the American Academy of Periodontology, up to 80% of the population in the United States will develop some form of gum disease. Periodontal disease ranges from mild and reversible to severe and chronic. Dr. Donald Coon, Dr. Justin Coon, and Dr. Cody Coon dispel some… Read more »
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The American Dental Association recommends replacing your toothbrush every three to four months. Just because the brush is no longer effective in cleaning your teeth, doesn’t mean you have to throw it away. Try these thrifty tips to make your old toothbrushes useful. Scrub grime from the kitchen and bathroom sinks. Toothbrushes can get into… Read more »
Your best bet for keeping your mouth healthy between dental appointments is by having a thorough at-home dental hygiene habit that you stick to. Brushing and flossing are the cornerstones of dental hygiene. To begin, you need to use quality toothpaste.
The exact composition of different toothpastes may vary slightly, but, in general, toothpastes should include:
You’ve always heard how important it is to go to the dentist every 6 months, but have you ever wondered why?
If you’ve ever avoided the dentist because your teeth are fine or because you don’t want to contribute to the dentist “gimmick” you may be for an eye-opener.
The American Dental Association recommends that everyone over the age of one year visit the dentist for a cleaning and checkup twice a year- and with good reason.