Tag Archives: oral hygiene

National Children’s Dental Health Month

February marks the return of National Children’s Dental Health Month, with the theme “Defeat Monster Mouth” National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM) is observed every February around the world, and is sponsored by the American Dental Association® (ADA) and their public oral hygiene resource – Mouth Healthy™. The impetus behind NCDHM is the goal of early adoption […]

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How To Conquer Bad Breath Once And For All

Bad breath is an unpleasant smell from the mouth that can often negatively affect one’s self esteem when speaking to others. Bad breath is typically caused by several factors:     Improper Oral Hygiene: Plaque buildup around the teeth leads to bacterial growth, thus producing an unpleasant smell. If not cleaned properly, plaque can cause […]

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October is National Dental Hygiene Month

The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) in cooperation with Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, manufacturer of Orbit gum, has organized  National Dental Hygiene Month (NDHM). NDHM provides consumer information about oral disease prevention including a Spanish and English Radio Media Tour and 4 new Spanish translated fact sheets. Focusing on community service and the day-to-day efforts of […]

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How the Rest of the World Brushes Their Teeth from Mother Nature Network

On the Mother Nature Network, healthy writer Judd Handler writes: How is it that some people who have never used a toothbrush have also never had a cavity? Here’s an excerpt from the article: “There’s a 99 percent chance you are not super rich. But there is a good chance that you are part of […]

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Ask a Dentist: The Truth about Toothbrushes

Dr. Minh Pham of Crossing Dental Group and Orthodontics in Perris, CA says while it is recommended to change your toothbrush once every three months, it’s probably better to change it monthly. More importantly, we should throw away our toothbrushes after an illness.

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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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Girl Scout Troop brings smiles to AZ Dental Office

Every Kids Dentist at the Ahwatukee Foothills Town Center in Phoenix, Arizona, a member of the Smile Generation family, hosted a Girl Scout troop at their office. The girls snacked on an assortment of “healthy for our teeth” snacks while listening to a presentation on what to expect when going to the dentist. Each girl […]

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