Brushing your teeth twice a day is the first and probably the most important step in caring for your oral health. You should, however, also be flossing daily. Flossing helps to remove plaque and bacteria from in between the teeth where your toothbrush can’t reach, and flossing is an integral tool in preventing gum disease, tooth decay, cavities, and even bad breath.
May 16th through June 16th is officially National Smiles Month 2022. At Cardinal Dental, we’re celebrating by helping our patients feel proud and happy to show off their smiles. One simple way to create a more beautiful smile that makes you happy to grin is by whitening and brightening your teeth.
Taking a trip down the oral care aisle of any pharmacy or store can be a bit overwhelming because there are so many different products to choose from, and, if you care about the health of your teeth and gums, then you want to make sure you pick the right formulas.
Whether tooth decay, disease, medication side effect, or age has weakened a tooth or a tooth is strong and healthy, chips and breaks can and do happen. A tooth can chip when it accidentally hits the side of a drinking glass, when you bite into tough food, while chewing on hard objects, or as a result of an impact injury to the face.