When it comes to maintaining your oral health, a consistent simple routine of daily brushing and flossing along with using a fluoride-based mouthwash is the trifecta for creating a healthy environment for your teeth and gums. If you are engaging in these activities daily then...

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...

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...

The holiday season is on the horizon, and along with it comes all the delicious holiday grub we look forward to every year. Social distancing might disrupt the get-togethers, but staying home will definitely not stop us from indulging in our favorite holiday goodies this year! Of...