Category: General Dentistry

Put A Stop To These Common Brushing Mistakes!

If you really want to avoid problems with cavities and gum disease, you should stick to a smart and thorough oral care routine. Brushing is an important part of anyone’s efforts to prevent dental problems. With that said, some people unknowingly develop bad habits that make their routine less effective than they realize. If this… Read more »

3 Smile-Friendly Adjustments To Make To Your Daily Routine

Some people never give their approach to oral hygiene a second thought…until they find out they need to do something about tooth decay or gingivitis. Learning that you need to arrange treatment for an active oral health issue can wake you up to the possibility that your habits might need to change. With that said,… Read more »

How Does Flossing Fit Into Your Oral Hygiene Routine?

How easy is it for you to recall the last time you flossed? If you are making this practice a consistent part of your oral care routine, you should do it on a daily basis. Unfortunately, some people only take the time to floss when they feel bothered by the remnants of their last meal… Read more »

How Long Should It Take To Thoroughly Brush Your Teeth?

The effort you put into brushing your teeth can determine how likely you are to develop deposits of plaque and tartar on your teeth. This is not the only effort you take against these harmful materials – you also fight them by flossing – but its is hard to overstate the importance of brushing for… Read more »

You Can Make Choices That Limit Dental Wear And Tear

Over the years, biting and chewing food can start to wear down a person’s teeth. For many people, this wear and tear can be mild enough to go unnoticed, but others can see changes in their tooth shape and size. In addition to potentially affecting your smile, problems with wear and tear can start to… Read more »

3 Famous Women In Dentistry

It’s March, which means that spring is almost here, and it’s National Women’s History Month! There are too many women who have made a great impact on dentistry to name them all, but we at Elm Creek Dental want to pay homage to a few of the female dentists who made history when women were… Read more »

This Is the Most Important Dental Procedure

What can you do to keep your teeth safe and healthy over a lifetime of use? There’s one dental procedure in particular that is crucial when it comes to meeting this goal. In fact, you could consider it the most important dental procedure of all: a dental checkup. It sounds simple, and that’s because it… Read more »