Water Flossing and Dental Health in Monkton

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Your dental health depends on proper hygiene, and that means brushing and flossing at least once a day (twice is better). At Hereford Dental Health in Monkton, we’re often asked about water flossing, so here’s the scoop. The first water-shooting device for cleaning between teeth was developed in the early 1960’s. It is known today…

The ADA: Promoting Dental Health Since 1859

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Hello, thank you for visiting the Hereford Dental Health – Craig Longenecker DDS blog. I’m Dr. Craig Longenecker. Along with my fantastic team, I have been providing premium general and cosmetic dentistry since 1998. Today’s article is about the American Dental Association. You have probably seen the ADA symbol on toothpaste and floss—but what else…

Top 5 Do’s And Don’ts Of Dental Hygiene

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Welcome to our blog and thanks for stopping by. Hereford Dental Health – Craig Longenecker DDS wants to deliver some uncomplicated tips for oral hygiene. 1.Do… remember you are just cleaning the plaque away before it turns to tartar. A gentle toothbrushing at the appropriate angle can gently clean the bacteria away. Once plaque has progressed into…

Limit Sugar For Healthier Monkton Kids

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Every health-conscious parent knows that sugar is the number one cause of cavities for kids – and plenty of us adults also snack on too many sweet snacks and beverages. Because of cavity risks, low nutritional value, and high calorie content, many Monkton parents want to limit the sugar in their children’s diets. Obviously, there…

A Toothache The Size Of Parkton

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Throbbing toothache pain for anyone can be completely unbearable. At the very least, milder toothache pain can cause you to avoid certain foods. Severe toothache pain can be positively debilitating, forcing men and women to go to extreme measures to assuage the pain. The most frequent causes of a toothache include infection, decay, injury, or…

What Does Your Monkton Dentist Need To Know?

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For optimal dental health, everyone should be visiting their dentist twice a year for consistent cleanings and exams. This is a good time to make sure that you are brushing and flossing properly. It is also important that you discuss issues related to dental health. Make sure to tell your dentist about any medications that…

Halitosis And Xerostomia (Bad Breath And Dry Mouth)

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While poor oral hygiene is the most frequent cause of halitosis, many elements can contribute to or exacerbate the condition. One of these is the lack of saliva or xerostomia. Saliva and Oral Health Saliva moistens the teeth and gums and removes odiferous dead cells. Saliva also neutralizes the ever-present acids on the tongue, gums,…

For A Healthier Smile, Stop Doing This

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Chewing sugared gum all day. Cavities, a sore jaw, or damaged bridgework may result. If you must chew, select gum with Xylitol. Drinking soda and energy drinks. These sugary, acidic beverages are uncommonly efficient at eroding enamel. Chewing ice or hard candy. Your enamel is quite strong. But so are ice and hard candy, and…