1. Proper Flossing Techniques Actually Do Matter, so Use these Tips

    Flossing is an important part of proper oral care. Dentists recommend brushing your teeth at least twice a day, preferably after every meal. As part of your proper oral care strategy, this should also include flossing and then rinsing with mouthwash. The technique that you use in flossing is actually going to be incredibly important. If you don’t floss properly, you could be leaving behind food …Read More

  2. Brushing, Flossing, and Rinsing Are Essential to Proper Dental Care, but So is the Regular 6-Month Checkup!

    When it comes to health and well-being, many people will visit their primary care physician for a checkup every few years. Thankfully in Canada we enjoy universal healthcare coverage. It may be basic coverage, but it allows each person to be able to see their doctor for any number of reasons. Getting a regular checkup every couple of years can help detect potential problems before they become sign…Read More

  3. Understanding Plaque and Why It’s So Important to Keep Your Teeth Clean

    Plaque is one of the most commonly misunderstood aspects of oral care. When you don’t know that much about plaque, you may not focus enough energy on doing what you can to make sure that you keep your oral health in top shape, thus reducing the chances that plaque will build up. Basically, plaque is a film of bacteria that forms on the teeth. It will generally be clear and can be incredibly stic…Read More

  4. Proper Flossing Techniques to Improve Oral Care

    If you have never flossed before, it may seem confusing trying to figure out the proper techniques. Proper oral care begins with regular brushing followed by flossing. Improper flossing techniques will often mean a limited positive impact by the flossing itself. A common mistake. The most common mistake people make when flossing is that they move the floss between their teeth but then slide the fl…Read More

  5. Brushing Every Day Can Still Lead to Bad Breath

    If you’re one of the millions of Canadian who brush their teeth every day and still can’t figure out why you have bad breath, you’re not alone. Many people think that by brushing their teeth on a regular basis, they are doing the right thing for their teeth. Brushing is essential. Make no mistake: brushing your teeth is essential. You should be brushing your teeth at least twice per day, but…Read More