Category: Good Hygiene

Preventing Gum Disease With A Deep Clean

Preventive dentistry plays a major role in the strength and durability of your smile. Indeed, taking the time to practice proper brushing and flossing at home, attending routine dental visits, and paying mind to the foods and beverages you consume can go a long way. Bear in mind, however, that the list of items negatively… Read more »

Ready For Your 6-Month Checkup?

It goes without saying that preventive dental care is the name of the game when it comes to your oral health. Keep in mind, however, that it is much more involved than you may think. Indeed, a healthy smile requires a consistent combination of brushing and flossing at home, paying mind to the foods and… Read more »

Three Steps To Take To Ensure A Healthy Grin

A common misconception that many adults share is that making sure to brush your teeth daily is the key to a happy, lifelong smile. What a number don’t recognize, however, is that this is only a fraction of the truth, and ignoring the other steps will surely lead to complications down the line such as… Read more »

3 Oral Hygiene Habits You Should Be Practicing

The right oral hygiene routine keeps you safe from cavities and gum disease, and it can generally help you maintain a smile that you are proud to show off. Because we tend to grow so comfortable in habits like brushing and flossing, bad habits can sometimes creep in without our realizing it. When this happens,… Read more »

Good Reasons to Take Better Care of Your Teeth at Home

Most of us know the importance of sticking to good dental hygiene practices, but as adults, there’s no one at home to admonish us when we fail to do it. Perhaps because of this, it’s easy for people in adulthood to grow less diligent when it comes to cleaning their teeth every. Unfortunately, growing lax… Read more »

The Connection Between Hygiene and Preventive Dentistry

To many people, dental hygiene is something to practice every day. They don’t always automatically make the connection that it has to their routine preventive dental visits, aside from both being important. However, much like professional teeth cleaning, your daily hygiene routine is essential to preventing the buildup of oral bacteria in the form of… Read more »

Holiday Gifts For Your Sensitive Smile! 

Do you have what you generally refer to as a sensitive smile and it’s just part of who you are (as verified by our Silver City, NM team)? Or, is this dental sensitivity a new thing for you and you’re starting to realize it’s probably something that requires your (immediate) attention because it definitely doesn’t… Read more »

Top 4 Toothbrush Tips For A Better Experience

As long as you are picking up a toothbrush, applying toothpaste, and you’re brushing your teeth twice a day, you’re going to enjoy some level of oral health protection through dental hygiene. However, what if our Silver City, NM team were to tell you that success lies not only in the right approach to this… Read more »

Water And Your Oral Health: When To Embrace It! 

In short, you should always embrace water! It’s pretty much always good for your oral health. With that said, however, you may be wondering if there are some specific times you’re overlooking during which water is a helpful suggestion, if not practically magical, for assisting you in keeping your oral environment clean and safe! Fortunately,… Read more »

No, That Smile Care Approach Isn’t Weird! 

We know that though there are some particular guidelines we present our patients for optimal oral health, it doesn’t mean everyone is going to do things just the same. However, from your side of things, you may occasionally worry that we have specific expectations. Here’s what our Silver City, NM team would love for you… Read more »