Tag Archives: gums

On The Way to Healthy Gums

September is National Gum Care Month When you think about your oral health, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Maybe a perfectly straight, pearly white, and cavity-free smile? But what about your gums? A rather shocking 64 million adults (47%) in the U.S have gum disease, and don’t even know since it’s […]

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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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Ask A Dentist: Receding Gums

This week’s question comes from one of our Twitter followers  @gotspawn also known as Stashia. She asked “Why are my gums receding, was it really from using a medium toothbrush for so many years?” Our Smile Generation expert, Dr. Charles Rodgers, replied: “There are a large number of different reasons why gums will recede.  Using a particular type […]

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