Get the Facts About Bad Breath

Fall Dental Hygiene Tips With Dr. Feinberg

Get the Facts About Bad BreathThis fall, we all have many events coming up. As summer winds down, we begin to prepare for fall and winter festivities. This may include parties, corporate events, job interviews or even birthday parties. One thing we all want to do is look and feel our best.

When a group of adults and adolescents were asked the number one reason they feel turned off by a new friend, acquaintance, coworker or partner, their number one response was “bad breath.” You may not feel your thinnest or always wear your favorite outfit, but your oral hygiene is even more vital.

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Dairy Does the Teeth Good

Know Your Smile With Dr Feinberg

Dairy Does the Teeth GoodWith a variety of new diet trends coming out every day, many Americans are cutting out dairy from their daily diets. There have been many milk alternative to hit the market recently, from soy based products to almond milk. However, dairy actually has a very big impact on dental health. The ingredients in natural milk and dairy products can promote healthy teeth and smiles!

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Brush Better!

Brush betterAs adults, we all try to continue the oral hygiene routines we developed growing up. We brush twice per day, floss regularly and even use a fluoride mouth rinse. However, like most routines or habits, we may fall into the same spot. When it comes to brushing, this can be quite literal and not always to your benefit.

If you always begin brushing at the back of your teeth, or molars, this may be where the most precision and pressure is applied. Although brushing does not take great physical strength or muscle movement, we tend to fatigue towards the end of our 2 minute brush cycle. This is why dentists and hygienists recommend staying conscious of this and switching it up daily.

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Right From The Dentist’s Mouth!

ARight From The Dentist Moutht Dr Feinberg’s office, we love to see our patients, but we know that the dental chair may not be their favorite spot in the San Diego area to visit! We have some pretty valuable advice which we would like to share with all of our current and future patients below!

No matter how tired you are, don’t skip brushing!

The easiest and oldest tip comes from ancient times: brush twice daily! This is the most effective way to clean your teeth and maintain your oral hygiene. Using a brush classified as “soft” will give you the best cleaning, for both your teeth and gums. The brush should be held at a forty five degree angle and your hand should move in a steady, circular motion. Make yours the toothpaste you are using is ADA approved as well as enriched with fluoride.

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