Are You Vulnerable to Cavities?

Did you know that there are people who don’t brush their teeth but still don’t get cavities? Other brush and floss their teeth regularly, but still find themselves fighting tooth decay. Sadly, some people are more vulnerable to cavities than others are, but did you know that you could be more vulnerable to tooth decay because of genetics? For example,... read more »

Insights for Safely Removing Something Stuck in Your Gumline

It’s not uncommon to get a small piece of food stuck between your teeth when you eat. In most cases, it comes free on its own. However, there are other times when you might get a tough piece of food, like a meat fiber or popcorn hull, uncomfortably stuck in your gums. This could be even worse if you have... read more »

Changes in Floss Over Time

Our dentists and team stress the importance of flossing daily. According to the ADA, only 12 percent of Americans floss every day. Despite this low percentage, the flossing concept isn’t a new one. Evidence suggests that interdental cleaning has been practiced since Prehistoric times. Researchers have found evidence of floss use in prehistoric times. Archeologists have found evidence that Neanderthals... read more »