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...

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...

Hello friends! The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly made 2020 more difficult for everyone. We sincerely hope that you and your families have all been able to stay safe and stay as healthy as possible. While you maybe haven’t been able to keep the normal routine you’re used to...

Staying in a healthy routine is important, especially when it comes to oral hygiene. During this pandemic, many of our daily routines have become disrupted. And while it can be difficult to find ways to maintain optimum health while also avoiding a global pandemic, it’s vital that...