Tag Archives: flossing

Secrets to Proper Flossing

Flossing tips from Crest® + Oral-B® & The Smile Generation®, providing healthy smiles Gum disease begins at the gum line and between teeth. Daily flossing is an important part of your oral health care routine to help remove the plaque from these areas where a toothbrush does not completely reach. And even though twice-daily tooth brushing is […]

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How to Prevent and Treat Gingivitis

If your gums start bleeding when you floss, it’s not flossing that’s the problem. Bleeding, puffy gums are a sign of gingivitis, the beginning stages of gum disease. This means you need to see your general dentist / local periodontist right away for treatment. “Eighty percent of people in America have some form of gum […]

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It’s National Dental Hygiene Month!

October is National Dental Hygiene Month! Organized by the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) in collaboration with Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, manufacturer of Orbit gum, National Dental Hygiene Month focuses on healthy habits for a healthy smile.  Visiting your family dentist  should be part of your regular health check-up but as we celebrate National Dental […]

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Ask a Pediatric Dentist: Does Asthma Medication cause Cavities? and other questions

This edition of Ask a Dentist, features Pediatric Dentist Dr. Bobby Raber from Every Kid’s Dentist in Arizona, a member of the Smile Generation family. Take it away Dr. Raber… One of our Facebook followers, Laura Norton Baez asks: “My son has breathing treatments (xopenex and pulmicort) due to asthma. He is 3 and already […]

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