At DH Dental, patient education is very important to us. We aim to provide all of our patients easy to understand treatment planning so that they can make informed decisions regarding their oral health. To help further your knowledge, our partners at Colgate have provided some simple video tutorials & downloadable material on dental basics such as brushing, flossing, child education and more.
Are you brushing your teeth the right way? Brushing your teeth the wrong way and with the wrong kind of toothbrush can mean that you’re not properly cleaning your teeth.
Do you floss every day? Do you know how to floss properly? If you’re not flossing your teeth, you can be missing out on cleaning 40% of the tooth’s surface. Flossing is an important part of your oral health routine and helps to keep your mouth and teeth healthy.
No one likes a cold sore; they can hurt and be unsightly. What can you do to help get rid of a cold sore faster?
If you suffer from dry mouth, you know how frustrating it can be. But did you know it can also be associated to many other oral health issues? Here are some tips on dealing with dry mouth symptoms and keeping your mouth healthy.
The last thing you want to hear when you go to the dentist is that you have a cavity. So what causes cavities? Here’s a quick rundown on the different types of cavities, what causes them and how you can help to avoid them.
Fend off the “invisible nasties” with a clean toothbrush! Germs and bacteria can hide in toothbrush bristles. A clean toothbrush can help prevent the “invisible nasties,” the germs and bacteria that grow on your toothbrush. Replace your toothbrush every 3 months to prevent the buildup of invisible bacteria on toothbrushes over time.
As soon as your child has teeth, they become at risk for cavities. That’s why it’s important to start taking care of your baby’s teeth as soon as they start coming in. By age 1, you should make your child’s first dentist appointment. Make sure not to surprise them with a dentist visit! Teach your child about the dentist before-hand so they’re comfortable with the idea.
Did you know that tooth decay is the #1 chronic childhood disease? Good news is that it can be prevented! Easily teach your kids why they should be brushing your teeth 2 times a day and find some helpful tips on how you can help to your child brush properly. Brushing their teeth twice a day along with dentist visits every 6 months will help your child the smile you gave them.
Watch the “How to Have a Bright Smile” video and show your child how they can have a bright smile by learning this proper brushing technique. From proper toothbrush care, how cavities are formed, which toothpaste to use and how to get your whole mouth clean, Dr. Rabbit teaches your child how to properly develop good oral hygiene.
With a little imagination, brushing can be fun! In this animated video, a child teaches proper brushing tips while fending off the Invisible Nasties living in her smile.