Entries by Jude Desquitado

Are You Flossing? If Not, Here’s Why You Should Be

You know that “brushing and flossing” twice a day is the proven way to prevent cavities and periodontal disease. You may be brushing and hey, that’s great! But the question is…are you flossing? It’s believed that dental floss was “invented” almost 200 years ago by an American dentist who asked his patients clean between their […]

Periodontal Disease – The 411

Did you know: Your mouth is full of bacteria, germs and food particles that remain long after you have eaten, paving the way for bad breath and a yellow, sticky film known as plaque. And plaque is the #1 cause of dental decay, gingivitis and the more serious, periodontal disease. Periodontal diseases range from simple […]

Smile White, Smile Bright!

The basics of tooth care are well known – brush, floss, rinse, visit the dentist twice a year. Simple…easy…absolute must-do’s. But you may not know that there are other things that you can do to ensure that your smile shines brightly. Change It Up…Your toothbrush, that is. Bacteria live on your toothbrush…whether it is electric […]