Category: Oral Hygeine

Tips To Help Fight Periodontal Bacteria At Home

When you come to our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal office, you can receive modern treatments that help you fight the effects of periodontal disease. With that being said, you should be mindful of your daily behaviors, as your efforts to take care of your smile at home can be crucial to fighting the bacteria that… Read more »

A Few Things You Might Not Know About Your Hygiene Routine

Brushing your teeth at least twice a day, flossing them at least once, and taking care to clean along your gum line each time are the basics of good oral and periodontal hygiene. Most people recognize this, and many of them adhere to it, yet gum disease and other chronic oral health conditions continue to… Read more »

Could Your Oral Hygiene Be Better?

Taking good care of your smile is an ongoing process, and your daily hygiene routine is the cornerstone of that process. While most people are aware of that, not everyone understands just how significant their hygiene routine is, or what exactly a good routine entails. At our Encinitas/San Diego periodontal office, good hygiene education is… Read more »

Important Things to Remember About Good Hygiene

Keeping up with good oral hygiene doesn’t sound that complicated to most people. However, despite the seeming simplicity of good hygiene practices, many people still experience common dental health issues that those practices are meant to prevent. Typically, the issue isn’t that people forget about their hygiene; it’s that they don’t always remember every aspect… Read more »

How Your Hygiene Sets the Course for Your Smile

Most people recognize that a good dental hygiene routine at home is the cornerstone of an effective dental care routine. However, not everyone adheres to those principles every day. Either out of neglect or simply not noticing, some patients fail to do all they can to keep their smiles healthy at home. Fortunately, good hygiene… Read more »

What Does Good Hygiene Actually Mean?

For most people, it’s no secret that good daily hygiene is the key to keeping their smiles healthy for life. However, many people still develop conditions like periodontal disease (also known as gum disease). In some cases, it’s because people fail to stick to what they know about good hygiene routines, but often, it’s because… Read more »

How Poor Hygiene Can Lead to Destructive Gum Disease

Your hygiene routine plays a significant role in the state of your oral health. For example, brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing at least once is the only way to control the oral bacteria that cause issues like gum disease. At our Encinitas/San Diego office, we stress the importance of hygiene by ensuring… Read more »

How to Brush and Floss with Gum Disease in Mind

It’s no secret that brushing your teeth twice and flossing at least once every day are the cornerstones of preventing most common dental diseases. Yet, even patients who diligently stick to that routine may find themselves faced with a developing issue, such as gum disease, and the need to address it. The reason is often… Read more »

A Refresher on Good Hygiene

After you’ve brushed and flossed your teeth every day for so long, it’s natural to grow a little less diligent about doing so correctly. You may rush it some mornings or not fully pay attention on others, making it more likely that you’ll miss spots of plaque. When you do, those spots calcify, turning into… Read more »

Beating Gum Disease with Better Hygiene

Fighting gum disease in its most severe stages can involve a number of specialized periodontal treatments, such as laser periodontal maintenance and gum grafting. Before it develops, however, gum disease can often be prevented with a good hygiene routine and regular preventive dental care. The key is to stay consistent in your routine; harmful oral… Read more »