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We often get asked about water flossers here at McIlwain Family Dentistry. Do they work? Are they worth the money? Are they that much better than regular flossing? In this month’s blog, we’re going to answer those questions for you! Do they work?  We find them...

Good oral health is a life-long battle against a variety of foes. From brushing to flossing to regular dentist visits, staying on top of your overall oral health and cleanliness takes the diligence of maintaining an excellent routine. When we’re children, missing a cleaning or...

Ford or Chevy? Pepsi or Coke? Most of the time when it comes to choices between two different companies' offerings, it is a matter of personal preference. When it comes to the best choice for dental care maintenance supplies (especially electric toothbrushes), the two most...

Happy New Year!  2021 has finally arrived and here’s to a wonderful and excitingly fresh new year for all of us.  As we begin to see our friends coming in for cleanings, it’s a good time for us to talk about the process of deep...

The holidays are here and we get a lot of questions about electric toothbrushes and the pros and cons associated with them. Are they worth it? Do they help more than a regular brush? Let’s take a quick look at how electric toothbrushes can benefit...

If you’ve stepped into your local big retail store in the last few weeks, you know we’re headed for the Christmas season, full speed ahead.  If you’re trying to think of delicious holiday snack ideas that are healthier options but still treats for your taste...