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Selective Tooth Polishing

To Polish or Not to Polish In students in dental hygiene school were all taught to polish the teeth.  But what is the real purpose of this gritty polishing?  Stain removal. Is this final procedure really necessary?   For years we have all … Continued

Floss or Airfloss

The “F” word  Floss For so many people, cleaning between their teeth is pure drudgery.  For teenagers and adults, cleaning between their teeth is more important than tooth brushing.  Why?  Gum disease generally begins between the teeth.  So what is a … Continued