Posts Categorized: General Dental Articles

Four Main Reasons People Don’t Floss

At my Warsaw dental office, we’re all about creating beautiful smiles and keeping them healthy. An important part to overall oral health is a proper oral hygiene routine, and with that comes regular flossing. However, more than half of Americans don’t floss regularly, and a whopping 20% don’t floss at all. Why are so many… Read more »

3 Causes and Cures for Bad Breath

Bad breath affects everyone at least once in a lifetime and it’s completely normal. But it doesn’t make it any less embarrassing or worrisome. At my Warsaw dental office, we hear a lot of questions about bad breath – what causes it? How do you cure it? Is it serious? – so we’d like to… Read more »

Top 4 Dental Questions Answered

At my dental office in Warsaw, we get asked a lot of questions. And that’s ok. We know we sometimes use dentist speak, but we’re always happy to clarify and help make dentistry easier to understand. In this blog, we wanted to take some of the most frequent dental questions and answer them once and… Read more »

Time to Toss Your Toothbrush?

How long has your toothbrush been in use? Is it past its prime? Is it time to toss it in the trash and invest in a new one? At my dental office in Warsaw, these are important questions that we’d like to provide some answers to. Toothbrushes are designed to remove as much plaque, tartar,… Read more »

“Help! I have a Dental Emergency”

While you’re gearing up to head out on summer vacation this year, you’ll probably pack a bunch of first-aid items, extra clothes, and a load of medication because you can’t be too careful. Anything can happen at anytime. But what do you do if you have a dental emergency while away? At my Warsaw dental… Read more »

“Uh Oh! I Forgot My Toothbrush!”

Now that summer is officially here, we’re all starting to plan those well-deserved vacations or long weekends away. Naturally, you also need to pack. So you load up on clothes, snacks, medications, and everything you may possibly need. Yet you forget your toothbrush. What do you do when you’ve reached your destination and it’s time… Read more »

Are You Brushing at Work?

We always encourage the patients at my Warsaw dental office to brush and floss everyday — usually in the morning and before hitting the hay at night. But brushing after meals, including lunch at work, is just as important. In fact, keeping up with your oral hygiene while at the office is better for your… Read more »

Taking Care of Your Tongue

Tongues are pretty cool parts of our mouths that not only help us with things like chewing and talking, but taking good care of them is instrumental for a healthy mouth. If not taken care of properly, the tongue alone could create some serious dental concerns. At my dental office in Warsaw, we want to… Read more »