Dental Care Tips
There’s been lots of headlines lately questioning the need to floss, based on an Associated Press article “Medical Benefits of Floss Unproven.” But DON’T go ditching your dental floss just yet. The American Academy of Dentists and the American Academy of Periodontology, our nation’s largest dental professional associations, are strongly cautioning the public not to take the headlines and run with them.
As we say farewell to 2015, don’t forget to take advantage of your dental insurance benefits! It’s the end of the year, so you’ve a limited time to get your money’s worth of your dental insurance. You’ve been paying your monthly premiums all month long, so you deserve to reap the benefits for your dental health!
All of our lives we have heard over and over how important proper brushing is for tooth and gum health. Dentists recommend that you brush your teeth for two full minutes a minimum of twice a day. According to a study conducted by Crest and the American Dental Association, 1 in 5 Americans still brushes their teeth less than twice a day.
The New Year is almost upon us! How many times have you resolved to go on diets, stop drinking soda, take up new exercise routines, or something else only to find that after the second week of January you don’t even remember what your resolution was? Have you considered bettering your dental health as a resolution? This is something you can easily stay committed to in the new year.