Category: Good Hygiene

Prevent Gum Disease with Dental Cleanings

Cleveland Gum Disease

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is a chronic bacterial infection that affects the gums, bones, and other supporting structures around the teeth. It typically begins with inflammation and irritation of the gums (gingivitis) and, if left untreated, can progress to more severe stages. In today’s blog, your Cleveland, TX, dentist discusses this disease and how… Read more »

What Exactly is Covered in Your Checkup?

From a young age you are told the importance of keeping up with your oral health with regular preventive care at home, including brushing and flossing. While this is true, you need routine maintenance as well to ensure the true health of your smile. To the average person working to balance an already hectic schedule,… Read more »

Important Notes About Better Dental Hygiene

Good dental hygiene seems like common sense in many ways. Even people who aren’t particularly careful with keeping their smiles healthy agree that it’s important to brush and floss their teeth at least twice a day. However, there’s more to keeping your smile healthy than just spending a few minutes at the bathroom sink every… Read more »

Make Your At-Home Dental Hygiene Better

Over the years, the practice of brushing and flossing your teeth each day can grow to seem mundane. You still recognize the importance of doing it, but you might have grown less diligent in how well you brush and floss your teeth each time. Today, we examine a few ways you can improve your at-home… Read more »

Are Your Hygiene Skills Up-to-Date?

While most people memorized the principles of good dental and personal hygiene long ago, not everyone fully understands the importance of sticking to those principles. It can be easy to grow lax in your hygiene routines, both dental and personal, as you go through the same routines multiple times every day. To help make sure… Read more »

Brush Your Teeth Better With These Tips

As a child, one of the first things you are taught to do on your own is how to brush your teeth, because we as a society know that dental hygiene is highly important to your overall health. That being said, there are always ways to step up your hygiene game. So, in today’s blog,… Read more »

How Can Fluoride Help You Maintain Good Hygiene?

There are several myths surrounding dental care, in part due to a movement towards remedies and supplements that are considered “natural.” If you’ve spoken to anyone on this journey, or read any blogs or articles online, it’s possible that you’ve come across a particularly peculiar myth: that fluoride is a harmful chemical that you need… Read more »

Why You Really Want To Avoid Flossing (But Shouldn’t)

How has your day been today? How about your week? “How are things going in general?” you’re wondering. Actually, what our Cleveland, TX team would really like to know is: How’s that flossing going and do you feel wonderful about it? Or, do you feel like you’d really love to toss your dental floss out… Read more »

Toothbrushes: Tiring Decision Making Made Easy! 

Figuring out which toothbrush to select doesn’t seem extremely difficult. That is, until you’re looking at what feels like about a thousand different options. You feel fortunate to have access to nearly any type of dental hygiene item you could possibly ever hope to acquire, and all within your local drugstore. However, just reaching for… Read more »

Water: Times You Really Need To Rinse (Or Drink Up!) 

It is certainly not lost on you that water is something that is classified as “good” for your smile health. You know that you are free to drink it whenever you wish because it cannot harm your oral health but instead has beneficial properties. However, as for when it’s actually very important to rinse your… Read more »