Archive for the ‘ Teeth Cleaning ’ Category

How Cold and Flu Remedies Can Impact Your Oral Health

Friday, February 8th, 2019
Don't let cold and flu season damage the health of your teeth.

Don’t let cold and flu season damage the health of your teeth.

There are so many symptoms of the winter cold and flu season that leave us miserable: runny noses, persistent coughs, and the occasional stomach bug.  Thankfully, there are many different medicines that we can take to keep our symptoms at bay long enough to power through the day. Unfortunately, many cough medicines can damage our teeth and oral health! There are plenty of ways to find cold relief and protect your pearly whites this winter. Read on to learn more!  (more…)

Simple Ways to Prevent Tooth Discoloration

Friday, January 18th, 2019
Flossing is just one way that you can maintain a beautiful smile!

Flossing is just one way that you can maintain a beautiful smile!

With the chill of winter, many of us are turning to hot beverages to help beat the cold. Hot drinks like coffee, tea, and hot chocolate are all perfect ways to warm up through the season, but they can also cause your teeth to become stained. Never fear, there are plenty of ways to enjoy your hot drinks without detracting from your smile! (more…)

What Are You Using To Brush Your Teeth?

Friday, August 24th, 2018

Discover the benefits of using an electric toothbrush.

As an adult, your oral health should be one of your top priorities when taking care of yourself.  One of the main elements of dental care is brushing your teeth at least twice a day, once in the morning and again at night.  However, you need to make sure you are brushing with the most effective tool.  Electric toothbrushes are shown to remove more plaque and clean teeth better than a manual brush.  If you are looking for a new toothbrush, discover the benefits of using an electric toothbrush on a daily basis. (more…)

3 Tips To Choosing The Right Toothbrush Just For You

Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Take your time when selecting a toothbrush.

When trying to achieve exceptional oral health, it is critical that your brush your teeth at least two times a day.  Although, you need to take your time when choosing a toothbrush because not all brushes are made the same.  You want a toothbrush continuously removes plaque and harmful bacteria from your teeth and gums without damaging your mouth.  Luckily, there a few simple tips you should follow when looking for the perfect toothbrush. (more…)

4 Common Dental Health Myths Debunked

Friday, May 26th, 2017
Are you still using alcohol based mouthwash?

Are you still using alcohol based mouthwash?

This week, we’re discussing some of the most popular dental health misconceptions. How many of these myths do you believe?
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4 Reasons Your Child Has Bad Breath

Thursday, May 4th, 2017
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Does your little one have bad breath?

If you’re instructing your child to brush his teeth twice a day, you’re off to a great start in ensuring proper oral hygiene. No matter how often they may brush, children can still have bad breath. If his brushing habits aren’t the cause, his bad breath could be a sign of something more serious. (more…)

Simple Ways To Make Teeth Brushing Fun For Your Child

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
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Follow our tips to motivate your child to brush every morning and night.

Motivating your child to brush their teeth every morning and night is exhausting! Are your tired of those tears of resistance and whining refusal to accept the imaginary airplane that is your child’s toothbrush? Fortunately, we have some solutions for you! There are creative ways you can make teeth brushing an exciting adventure with specific games and reward systems. The importance of Oral hygiene should be stressed from a young age.Read our blog this week if keeping up with your child’s oral hygiene has become a nightmare.

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Do I Need Teeth Whitening?

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016
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Teeth Whitening can be an incredible, life-changing experience.

One of the most popular questions we receive at Leikin and Baylin Dental Care is whether a patient should get a teeth whitening treatment – whether teeth whitening is dangerous, whether it should be done at home at home, whether veneers are a better option and, by far the most popular, how much teeth whitening costs. At Leikin and Baylin, we’re here to help. Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions about whitening. (more…)

How to Floss Teeth Properly

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Flossing correctly is incredibly important for your oral health. Proper teeth flossing removes unwanted food particles and plaque from places in your mouth that a toothbrush cannot easily reach. These include under the gumline and between teeth. A buildup of plaque over time can lead to tooth decay and gum disease, so daily flossing is necessary for healthy teeth. Follow these how to floss steps in order to take the best care possible of your teeth.  how-to-floss

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Don’t Let Gingivitis Invade Your Mouth!

Monday, February 1st, 2016
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A daily oral health routine is instrumental in preventing Gingivitis.

Simply put, you don’t want to mess with Gingivitis. It is the precursor to periodontitis, better known as gum disease. In the earliest stages of gingivitis, bacteria in plaque builds up, which causes the gums to become inflamed. (more…)