For many years, the day after Thanksgiving has been a time when retailers expect to find people lined up outside the store to shop on Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the holiday season. At Today’s Dental Comfort, we want to celebrate a lesser known holiday, National Flossing Day! While this day does not involve crowds of people lining up outside our office, it signifies something greater. Established in 2000, National Flossing Day was created to raise awareness about the importance of flossing to maintain healthy teeth and gums.
Do you visit our office regularly for your hygiene examinations and cleanings? We recommend visiting our office every six months. During these visits our team will thoroughly clean your mouth, inspect for any signs of decay, and also check for other illnesses such as gum disease and oral cancer. Between dental appointments there are various warning signs you may notice in your mouth that are an indication you could have a serious issue that needs to be addressed as soon as possible. Read on to learn more about these warning signs and how to help avoid any dental issues in the future.
Do you have a teenager in your life that you care for? If the answer is yes, then give yourself a pat on the back because you are dealing with one of the most difficult age brackets in a young person’s life. While every age has its unique challenges, teenagers begin to test the waters of adulthood and the boundaries. As we were all teenagers at one point, we can relate to the challenges of dealing with the first crush, mood swings, and finding your own identity. Along with all of these changes, teenagers are also now caring for their own hygiene, including their oral health. We want to share some helpful tips to ensure that your teen is properly managing their dental habits. Continue reading to learn more.