Are You Spending Enough Time Brushing?

How much time do you spend brushing your teeth? If it isn’t much, you aren’t alone. Most people don’t spend anywhere near the time brushing that they should. After all, people are in a hurry to get out the door in the morning, and are thinking about heading to bed at night. So it isn’t surprising that brushing takes a... read more »

Talk to Your Dentist About Dental Floss

How would you rank the current status of your oral health? Are you doing enough to keep your smile clean? In order to ensure your oral hygiene habits are at their best, you should always be brushing and flossing your teeth on a daily basis. This includes brushing your teeth every day twice a day and cleaning between your teeth... read more »

Yearly Oral Health Reminders: Dental Erosion Prevention

Dental erosion, also known as enamel erosion, is an oral health condition in which your tooth enamel is worn away. Your tooth enamel is a thin outer covering of your teeth that if damaged due to erosion, can unleash numerous oral health ailments on your smile and put your teeth at risk for infections and tooth loss. Plus, it is... read more »

Why You Shouldn’t Rinse Your Mouth with Water After You Brush

Do you rinse your mouth with water after you brush your teeth in the morning? If so, our dentist, Dr. James Gunelson, encourages you to consider stopping the habit. Now, brushing twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste is one of the best things you can do for your smile, so keep it up. But, if you... read more »

All You Need to Know About Top-of-The Line Toothbrushes

Toothbrushes are handy tools that help you keep your smile in tip-top shape. However, they are a little trickier than you might think. There are many things you might not know about toothbrushes, which could pose a problem on your oral health. So, to help you know a little more, Dr. James Gunelson and our dental team in Stanley, Wisconsin,... read more »

Is Flossing an Integral Part of Your Oral Hygiene Routine?

If you are determined to have a healthy smile, then you already know how important brushing your teeth is to make that happen. Brushing at least twice a day, for two minutes each time, is imperative for a clean, beautiful smile. But brushing your teeth only goes so far, mainly because a toothbrush can't clean in those hard to reach... read more »

Caring For Your Sensitive Teeth

If you have to deal with sensitive teeth, you know that several things can cause discomfort. For example, if you have sensitive teeth, you could struggle with even letting a cool breeze hit your teeth. Similarly, you probably know that there are certain foods you should avoid, but do you know exactly what they are? Similarly, do you know what... read more »