Flossing, and Substitutes

Brushing your teeth is important for the success of your overall oral health, but your toothbrush can’t do all the work on its own. Brushing needs to be joined by flossing daily in order for your teeth to get totally clean. Why should I floss? Brushing cleans the surfaces of your teeth; flossing cleans between teeth. Floss or other interdental... read more »

How to Keep Your Teeth Clean During Pregnancy

Great parents look out for the best interests of their children. During pregnancy, the dental hygiene behaviors you practice can have a big impact on the health of your child — and we’re talking about more than their pearly whites. Please consider following these bits of advice from Dr. James Gunelson and the team at Stanley Hometown Dentistry LLC to... read more »

What Can you Do About Enamel Erosion

Did you know that your tooth enamel—which is the protective, outer layer of your teeth—is generally considered the hardest substance in your body? This is especially fortunate because your enamel is vital to your dental health. Unfortunately, while your enamel is hard, it can break down, leaving you more vulnerable to cavities. Sadly, your enamel can break down for a... read more »