Tag: brushing

How to Brush with a Manual toothbrush

To do a good job brushing, you need to make sure your getting all the areas. If your preference is a regular toothbrush, there is a specific way to be effective. Additionally, there are other things you can do to make sure you are being effective at brushing. You can always make sure that you

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Healthy Mouth 101

Writing Prompt #2 “Microbiome exposed to CHX, does it change? Is that a bad thing?” Micro-WHAT!? For those of you reading this, its a dental thing. Because there is a thought that we should kill the bacteria in the mouth with CHX, a prescription mouthrinse. CHX or Chlorhexidine causes major staining. Not even the dentist

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Life hack # 2 Plaque identifying toothpaste 

As a kid, my parents used to take me and my little brother to the dentist together for our cleanings. The dentist would give us these pink tablets to chew on after we brushed to see how well we did. I would cringe at the nurse ratchet style scolding my little brother would get. It

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Help! My Bleeding Gums

  Toothpaste Brand Comparison There’s a new toothpaste out there for bleeding gums. Have you seen the Commercial by GSK?  It makes me wonder, what makes this toothpaste different than other brands? Does it really do what it claims? I’m going to a side by side comparison of the current two top toothpastes for bleeding gums.

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