Tag Archives: flossing

We Have a Winner!

Thank you to everyone who entered our drawing for a brand new Waterpik Aquarius Professional Water Flosser. We dropped all the names into a hat and picked one from the bunch. And the winner is (drumroll)…Stephanie Grisales! Congratulations, Stephanie! Even … Continue reading

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1000 Words: Why Floss?

Thanks to electron microscopy… Yep, that’s what floss looks like, up close and personal, after it’s scraped the sides of your teeth, breaking up the biofilm (plaque) no toothbrush can reach. Previously

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9 Dental Don’ts

So what’s better than fluoride at preventing cavities, gum disease and other oral health issues? Quality nutrition is a big part of it – going easy on hyper-processed foods, added sugars, soft drinks and the like; going heavy on whole … Continue reading

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To Rinse or Not to Rinse?

Think about what your teeth are like just before you brush them. They’re probably a little on the gnarly side. Think particles of food, predigested by saliva. Think of bacterial slime coating your teeth. Think of anaerobic microbes partying in … Continue reading

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Nothing to Worry About

The gentleman obviously takes pride in his teeth: I get my teeth cleaned every six months. I also brush and floss my teeth several times a day. As a result, I’ve grown accustomed to hearing nothing but praise from the … Continue reading

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The Dentist Who Says You Don’t Need to Floss

Remember when Jessica Simpson made those comments about never brushing her teeth? (“I just use Listerine,” she said, “and sometimes I’ll use my sweater.”) Remember that South Korean TV show guest whose claim to fame was not brushing for a … Continue reading

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Dialogue on a Non-Existent Product

In which we talk back to a puff piece on another dental gizmo… You know something? Why, yes. Yes, we do. In fact, we know a lot of things. Brushing one’s teeth every single day is ideal, but there are … Continue reading

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