The Best Time to Floss

From MouthHealthy.com “What Is The Best Time to Floss—Before or After Brushing? A Spring 2015 MouthHealthy.org poll asked readers if they brush before or after they floss. The results were close: 53% said they brush before, while 47% said after. So who’s right? Technically, everyone. The most important thing about flossing is to do it. As long […]

Midwinter Meeting Wonderland

Our office recently attended the Chicago Dental Society’s Midwinter Meeting. We enjoyed a great environment, and classes on all aspects of patient care. Looking forward to sharing new research with all of you!  

Meet Jen Meinel! By: Kathy Gnindovic

I remember asking Jen, while cleaning her teeth one day, if she ever thought of becoming a dental hygienist.  Jen has a great personality, smile, and I knew whatever she did, she’d give 100%.  That was twenty-two years ago!  Jen not only is a skilled professional clinician, she always gives her patients the special personal […]

Practicing good oral hygiene – What should I be doing?

Brush your teeth gently twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush and toothpaste containing fluoride.  It’s important to also brush your tongue and to gently brush your gums each time.  Manual or power brushes are both acceptable options. Replace your toothbrush every 3 months or sooner.  A worn toothbrush will not do a good job […]