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How do I brush my teeth?

Start by brushing your teeth at a 45 degree angle towards the gum lines and on all tooth surfaces with two finger pressure in a gentle circular motion for two minutes. Make sure to remove any plaque

How often should I floss?

Once daily in the evening, or as you need!

What can I expect during a dental check-up?

During a dental check-up you can expect to update a health history in the beginning. Any recommended x-rays will be taken to evaluate your dental health. clean your teeth, review hygiene habits. Our dentist will check and evaluate any treatment needed. 

When is a root canal necessary?

A tooth that is severely decayed or infected can be saved—rather than be removed—through a procedure commonly known as a root canal.

Why should I have my teeth cleaned every six months?

Even if you brush your teeth thoroughly twice a day and floss regularly our hygienist can remove built-up plaque and tartar in hard to reach spaces that even brushing and flossing can miss. Professionally cleaned teeth feel great, looks better, and leave contributes to your overall health.

What causes teeth to decay?

Demineralization and bacteria are the main reasons for tooth decay. Other factors are home care diet (eating and drinking), ongoing health issues, and lack of home care.

What is gum disease?

Gum disease (periodontal disease) is a chronic infection that is most often caused by the build up of dental plaque. Gum disease rarely shows symptoms before it is well advanced. It is an infection that can wreak havoc on your teeth and your overall health.