Fact one: Flossing is more important than brushing your teeth when it comes to preventing gum disease and tooth loss. Fact two: Your Invisalign treatment becomes pointless if your teeth fall out. When it comes to hygiene habits, flossing ranks extremely high — yet, a recent study released by the American Dental ...
May 23, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu
Having braces is definitely an investment, but it’s certainly a costly one. It just makes sense to keep your teeth in the best of health during your orthodontic treatment. A regular hygiene routine is just as important while you’re wearing braces as it was before you began treatment. Flossing is ...
May 14, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu
Is mouthwash as effective as floss? To put it plainly — nope. While a good mouthwash can help in the fight against gum disease, cavities and bad breath, it simply can’t remove plaque as well as floss can. Plaque is sticky and adhesive, like glue, and can’t be removed unless you ...
September 6, 2016Dr. Megan LeCornu