Tweet As one of the premiere providers of cosmetic dentistry in Los Angeles , we meet quite a few patients who don’t understand the value of flossing. It’s understandable—the overall benefits of flossing are harder to detect if not paid close attention to but the benefits are greater than you think. However, many of our [...]
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TweetHaving proper oral hygiene is the first step (if not the most important) in having healthy teeth and gums. You should brush your teeth twice daily with a fluoride toothpaste or whatever is recommended by your dentist. It is important to replace your toothbrush every three to four months, or whenever you notice that the [...]
TweetSome toothaches are acute and can cause sudden pain while others can be more gradual, with the pain increasing over time. Some eventually subside on their own, depending on their cause, but can still be very bothersome. A toothache could also be a sign of tooth decay or another dental condition and should be checked [...]
TweetIf your gums bleed while your brushing or flossing your teeth, it can be due to several different reasons or conditions. Some are more serious than others, but bleeding gums should not be ignored. It could be a sign for a serious condition or it might just be because you are brushing too hard. No [...]
TweetMany dentists agree that flossing is more important than brushing your teeth. Flossing allows you to reach the parts of your teeth that a regular toothbrush can’t access. It cleans out the bacteria and plaque that can hide and grow in your mouth. The two most important factors of flossing are when you floss and [...]