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Bad Breath – What Causes It and How to Remove?

What is causing my bad breath ? As a dental hygienist with over 20 years in the business, I get this question more than any other.  I’d love to provide a quick answer but, it’s complicated, and usually requires some investigation to pin down the root cause. Therefore,...

Bleeding Gums – Why Is This Happening To Me?

As a dental professional I occasionally have a patient that gets my spider sense tingling. From The moment I started cleaning her teeth I knew I was going to be running late,  and miss my daughter’s piano recital. Talk about bleeding gums . I...

Best Toothbrush – Top Pics Of A Dental Hygienist

What is the Best Toothbrush?This is the most subjective question you can as. As a result some will swear by the latest smartphone linked sonic brush, while others want nothing more than the hardest manual toothbrush they can snag from the Price...

Floss Smell Bad? That’s not good

It’s time; you’re going to heed the words of your dentist and start flossing…finally.So, today being a new day, you endeavor to include this action into your oral routine. However, when performing this task, you’ve discover an offensive odour, that is...

Gingivitis – Will My Gums Heal

The short answer is yes, but there are exceptions to gingivitis and that will depend on the severity of the disease.But first, a brief, boring, devoid of all humor, exceptionally dry explanation for reference.Gingivitis is a mild form of gum...

Why Does My Floss Smell Bad?

    We’ve all had that moment where today is going to be the day. We’re finally going to heed the words of our dentist and start flossing. This is usually predicated by a dental visit where we were calmly informed that in addition to improved tooth brushing we should...

Are Electric Toothbrushes Really Better?

Electric vs manual, which one is better?  It all depends on who you talk to. I’ve practiced Dental Hygienist for over 20 years and have seen just about every conceivable version of electric tooth brush known to man. Furthermore, there's not a...

SMELL THAT FLOSS! IT CAN TELL YOU ALLOT

Smell That Floss! That’s right, take a big whiff. If it stinks, you’ve got a problem. So just why are we asking you to do this seemingly disgusting act of self-discovery?  Because… It allows you to determine if you have gum disease.  It’s common knowledge that when...