Category: Good Hygiene

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 »

Say Goodbye To Cavities: Things To Do And To Limit

There are some very obvious things you can do to prevent cavities (and, though you may be aware of them, sometimes you simply need a reminder to actually follow through on performing them!). Then, there are some not-so-obvious details that come into play that, should you put them into practice, can have a significant impact… Read more »

Common Causes Of Hand Cramps When Brushing! 

Over the course of your lifetime, you may find that you occasionally deal with an issue here, and another there, in relation to your dental hygiene experience. Most of the time, it’s all smooth sailing! However, what to do when a sudden and frustrating obstacle shows up, such as dealing with hand cramps, while brushing… Read more »

Gingivitis: You’re Definitely Going To Want To Avoid It

If you have ever wondered why we tend to remind you over and over about preventive care and just how important it is for you to follow through with it, today, we share one very important reason: Gingivitis! It’s absolutely something you’re going to want to avoid, if you can help it, which you most… Read more »

3 Things That Flossing Supports

The main parts of your preventive dental care include your brushing at home, your flossing at home, and your cleanings and checkups with our Silver City, NM team! While you may feel perfectly steadfast in your dedication to brushing twice every day and even seeing us twice a year, there may be one little part… Read more »