Does your struggle with bad breath keep your pockets full of mints? If you suffer from bad breath/halitosis on a daily basis, we understand that your self-confidence is threatened. When it comes to chronic bad breath, however, you should know that using peppermints may only be masking your condition, or even making it worse. Bad breath, medically termed halitosis, needs to be treated at its root cause, which can be a number of things. Your dentist is the best place to start if you want to get rid of your embarrassing breath odor for good. … Continue reading
As the new year begins, it is the perfect time for a fresh start. While you may be thinking about your exercise habits or your diet plan, you should also consider your oral health. One of the best (and easiest) ways to start the new year off right with your smile is to purchase a new toothbrush.
Here are four reasons why buying a new toothbrush can lay the groundwork for a healthier and more confident smile this year:
#1 Leave Behind Bacteria
Unless you just recently changed it out, there’s a solid chance that your toothbrush is carrying bacteria within its bristles. Considering that you use it twice a day to remove countless food particles and germs from your mouth, it makes sense to learn that that bacteria doesn’t always get removed from your brush once you’re done. This can also be true if you store your toothbrush close to someone else’s toothbrush or even too close to the toilet! A new toothbrush means a clean toothbrush! … Continue reading