Brushing Without Toothpaste: Should You Even Bother? St Pete Dentist Says…

And 8 steps on the proper way to brush your teeth.

Brushing Without Toothpaste: Should You Even Bother? Forget Your Toothpaste

It’s happened to all of us. You’re unpacking your travel bag after a long trip, and you’re dyin’ to get to bed. Eager to brush up and hit the rack, you grab your toothbrush, and aim for the toothpaste. Nothing. Groggy-eyed, you fumble around some more, searching. Still nothing. Looks like you forgot the toothpaste – again. After the front desk informs you they’re out, you wonder what you’re going to do. Should you even bother to brush? Well, as it turns out, according to the American Dental Association, brushing without toothpaste might be just what you needed.

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Happy New Year!!! Set Dental Health Goals Too

 Dental Health Goals to set and keep

It’s a new year so start the year off on the right foot with some dental health goals, too.

Do you set financial, spiritual, educational, social, career, personal, health, and dental goals? Make it a point to keep your preventative exam and preventative cleaning appointments so the best dentists and best dental hygienists can do the periodontal disease screening and the oral cancer screening. Our motto is always that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Even if you feel you already have pounds to cure, know that others have felt the same way. You are not alone. We here … Read the rest