Home Care Part 3 – Rinses

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For those people that feel like rinsing replaces interdental cleaning and brushing, I’m here to disappoint you! Although rinses can make a great adjunct to any home care routine, they by no means replace any other part of the routine. Mouthwashes simply cannot mechanically remove plaque or get under the gums the way interdental cleaning […]

Home Care Part 2 – Toothpaste

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So as an extension to the previous post, I’ll continue my discussion on home care products. What about toothpaste? I get a lot of questions from patients regarding which toothpaste is best. Whitening, sensitive, plaque reducing, etc. There are countless kinds available. I always tell patients that it’s personal preference. That being said, there are […]

Home Care Part 1 – Toothbrushes and Interdental Brushes

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How exciting! My first blog! I’m going to talk about one of the most important aspects of a dental hygiene appointment, home care. What do I mean when I say home care? I mean how often, and with which technique patients brush their teeth, and what products they use for interdental cleaning. I’ll talk about […]