Maintain Good Oral Hygiene Habits in 2021

If you’re like most Americans you brush and floss regularly and see your dentist for professional checkups and cleanings, and that’s a good thing! Developing and maintaining good oral hygiene habits is essential for having a healthy smile. However, like most Americans, you may be doing other things every day that can put you teeth at risk!

Eliminate These Bad Oral Habits

At Buran Dentistry we want to help you have the healthy smile that you deserve. Here are 7 behaviors that can cause either immediate damage to your teeth (like chipping and cracking) or damage over time (like erosion of the tooth’s protective enamel coating or gum recession).

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How to Help Bad Breath During the Holidays

Simple Steps for Fresh Breath This Holiday Season

How to help bad breath - follow these simple steps.Suffering from bad breath? You’re not alone. According to WebMD, millions of Americans suffer from bad breath (halitosis). And, it’s no surprise that bad breath can affect your social and business life, and leave you more self-conscious and prone to embarrassment. That’s not what you want during the holiday season!

But, the good news is that you can minimize and reduce bad breath very easily. Here’s how to help bad breath and be ready for the holiday season: (more…)

Floss or Toothpick – Which is Better?

Question: Is it OK to use just a toothpick to clean between teeth?

The short answer is No!

Dental floss or toothpick - which is better?The toothpick is a commonly used tool to help dislodge food from between your teeth. Toothpicks are handy, convenient and readily available. And while they are helpful in dislodging food from your teeth, toothpicks are not designed for dental cleaning and should not be substituted for flossing or brushing.

Flossing is the preferred method for removing food and plaque from between your teeth. Any plaque that forms and accumulates on teeth, which is not removed, will eventually cause cavities. The only trusted and proven way to eliminate plaque is by brushing and flossing your teeth. (more…)

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