Getting Your Child to Brush

If you are lucky, your child can’t wait to brush her teeth. When the time comes, she happily trots off to the bathroom, to spend two wonderful minutes cleaning his or her teeth.  However, if you are like most parents, you probably aren’t that lucky. But take heart, you don’t have to fight the Battle of The Brush every morning... read more »

How to Choose Your Toothbrush

You know that you should brush your teeth at least twice daily, once in the morning and once at night. However, do you know how to select a toothbrush and how often to replace it? Dr. Tammeka Nickleberry and our team are happy to advise you about toothbrush choices. Choosing a Toothbrush Choose a shape and size of toothbrush that... read more »

Dental Health Essentials: Oral Health Care

Are you following effective oral health care routines? Caring for your teeth is of extreme importance to ensure you do not succumb to the effects of oral health disorders such as gum disease and tooth decay. To begin, make sure to care for any cleaning tools you have. The condition with which you store your cleaning utensils is important. To... read more »

Is Your Toothbrush Being Taken Care Of?

Is your toothbrush being taken care of? Are you making sure to keep it out of harm’s way and away from potentially harmful bacteria and germs than can easily find their way into your mouth? Sadly, many toothbrushes only last for around 3 to 4 months, so be sure to replace yours as necessary. If your brush is too worn,... read more »

The Most Effective Ways to Brush Your Teeth

As technology constantly changes, so do our perceptions of how to do common, everyday tasks. However, for the most part, brushing teeth has remained strictly traditional. A standard toothbrush and floss are still widely considered the best tools for cleaning our teeth at home. Here are some tried-and-true techniques for the most effective ways to brush your teeth: - Make... read more »