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...

Temporomandibular.  Yeah, that word is a mouthful to say.  Actually, it is probably more appropriate to say it’s a jawful to say.  Wait, is jawful a word?  Tell you what, we’ll just stick to providing you with useful dental health information instead of worrying too...

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...

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...