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It is very common for toothbrushes to harbor germs. Unfortunately, these germs can make you sick, or increase your risk of tooth and gum infections and cavities. Learning how to prevent the spread of germs on toothbrushes can reduce the number of germs that your toothbrush is harboring, and thus, reduce the risk of you getting sick or getting an infection from your toothbrush. Here are some tips that can help you reduce these germs.
Wash Your Hands Before Picking Up Your Toothbrush: Before you brush or floss your teeth, wash your hands with warm water and soap. This helps kills germs, and in turn, prevents them from transferring to floss or toothbrushes.
We at Rochester Dental Health Affiliates are committed to getting you the smile of your dreams. And we don't just say that, we mean that. This is why we offer a free cosmetic consultation to anyone who is thinking about or interested in getting a cosmetic procedure done. This includes veneers, Invisalign, and dental implants. Here are some of the things that you can expect to take place during your complimentary cosmetic consultation.
Although children’s teeth will eventually fall out and make way for adult teeth, caring for them is very important. Juvenile teeth sit on top of adult teeth, and can cause those adult teeth to rot or become discolored if they are not properly cared for. As such, it is very important that children learn how to care for their teeth at an early age. Unfortunately, many children have no interest in cleaning or brushing their teeth. Here are some tips on ways that you can get your children to brush their teeth.
There are many emergencies that can arise when it comes to your mouth, teeth, jaw and gums. When these emergencies arise, many people are unsure what sort of professional they should turn to; a doctor or a dentist. Here is a list of some of the most common emergencies and what sort of professional you should turn to.
If you were involved in a car accident, or were hit while participating in a physical sport, you may find yourself with what you think is a broken jaw. If you suspect you have a broken jaw, you will want to get it looked at and treated by a doctor. You will eventually need to follow up with a dentist to ensure the jaw is aligned as it heals, but initially, you will want to seek treatment with a doctor.
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