1. How to Floss Your Teeth? Marisa Walker DDS, Menlo Park

    Dental floss is an essential part of any oral hygiene. However, you have to make sure that you do it right. Dental floss will help you clean and dislodge food stuck between your teeth to reduce the number of bacteria and plaque in your mouth. We all know that plaque build-up contributes to cavities …Read More

  2. What is the Correct Way to Brush Your Teeth?

    Regular brushing and cleaning between your teeth are necessary because plaque gets eliminated. If you don't remove it, there could be a build-up that can induce deterioration of the tooth and gum disease. Brush your teeth at least two times every day and renew your toothbrushes every 3 to 4 months o…Read More

  3. Tips for Children’s Oral Health

    Children's Oral Health Overview Cavities (also known as caries or tooth decay) are one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood in the United States. Untreated cavities can cause pain and infections that may lead to problems with eating, speaking, playing, and learning. Children who have poo…Read More

  4. Oral Health for Older Americans

    Oral Health for Older Americans Facts About Older Adult Oral Health By 2060, according to the US Census, the number of US adults aged 65 years or older is expected to reach 98 million, 24% of the overall population.1 Older Americans with the poorest oral health tend to be those who are economically…Read More

  5. What Can Adults Do to Maintain Good Oral Health?

    Oral Health Tips What Can Adults Do to Maintain Good Oral Health? You can keep your teeth for your lifetime. Here are some things you can do to maintain a healthy mouth and strong teeth. Drink fluoridated water and brush with fluoride toothpaste. Practice good oral hygiene. Brush teeth thoroughly an…Read More