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Good oral hygiene is the starting point for good oral health. You probably already know the basics of oral hygiene. Brush your teeth at least twice a day or after every meal; most people should use a soft toothbrush, but please feel free to ask for advice on selecting the correct toothbrush at your next visit if you have any questions.
Floss your teeth daily for optimal health. It’s almost a cliche that people do not floss, but flossing removes unhealthy bacteria much more efficiently than brushing alone. And, regular flossers generally have more pleasant tooth cleanings because they’ve been able to remove more plaque causing debris.
If you have any questions about rinses or additional dental care products that may or may not be helpful to your daily care routine, please bring them up at your next checkup. We’re here to help you!
Cavities happen, sometimes even to the most careful brushers. Still, a cavity should be no cause for alarm. We are happy to offer tooth-colored fillings at our office. These strong resins are able to fill the cavity while preserving the beauty of your teeth.
If the cavity was leaving a brown spot, they may even improve the beauty of your teeth. Long past
Oral Cancer Screenings
Cancer of the mouth and throat can be devastating if not caught early. Our office does an oral cancer screening at each regular checkup to try to catch cancers
Some risk factors for oral cancer include tobacco and alcohol use, prolonged sun exposure, HPV infection, age, fair skin, and poor oral hygiene. Oral cancer is unfortunately on the rise in the United
Grinding your teeth at night. Playing contact sports. What do these behaviors have in common? They are both are risky for your teeth, and they both have risks that can be mitigated by the regular use of a mouthguard. While it is sometimes possible to buy a mouthguard at the local sporting goods store or off the internet, our office can fit you with a mouthguard that actually, well, fits.
A quality custom dental mouthguard is more comfortable for long-term wear and is less likely to cause
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If you have any questions about general dentistry or would like to schedule a visit with your Edmonds dentist, Dr. Eric Kitts or Dr. Julie Hewett at Soundview Family Dental, give us a call or request an appointment online today!