Retainer Cleaner: DIY

Maintaining your oral health is important to your overall health. If you have received a retainer to improve your smile, you likely already know how valuable it is to keep your retainer clean. If you don’t clean your retainer on a routine basis, your retainer can accumulate tartar, bacteria, and germs. Sometimes the best way to clean your retainer is with a safe and healthy DIY cleanser.

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Is Mouthwash Bad?

Brush your teeth, floss, and swish with mouthwash.  This is the system most of us have come to know and stick to care for our teeth and gums.  However, it’s important to question if your mouthwash is helping or hurting your oral health.  Read on to see our take on the matter!

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When You Should Be Replacing Your Toothbrush

Just like food, vitamins, and beauty products, our toothbrushes can go bad. Over time, our toothbrushes experience wear and tear that makes them less effective at removing plaque. Old toothbrushes can also accumulate germs, bacteria, fungus, and even mold. Most dentists and the American Dental Association recommend changing your toothbrush every three months. Keep reading to learn more about replacing your toothbrush.

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Never Wait to Get Dental Implants

Dental work can be daunting for many, but taking care of your teeth will not only improve your smile, but it will also improve your overall health as well! If you’ve lost any teeth and need dental implants, do not delay the process. Here at the offices of Dr. Marshall S Skopp, we want you to feel safe and confident on your tooth replacement journey. Read on to learn why it is so important to start now, and not later.

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Maintaining Dental Health During Pregnancy

While carrying a pregnancy to full term, the most important aspect to pay attention to during the entire duration is the health of both yourself and your unborn child. While much has been made about the importance of diet, exercise, and abstaining from alcohol, maintaining proper dental hygiene is just as important and a necessity for the healthy development of the fetus. 

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Tooth-Colored Fillings With Dr. Marshall Skopp

Finding a cavity at your dental appointment is never something to look forward to. Traditional fillings can be an eyesore due to their silver coloring. Luckily if a cavity is found there’s a more modern way to go about fixing it. Tooth-colored fillings blend beautifully with the natural color of your teeth leaving you with a perfect smile. Here is some more information on how tooth-colored fillings with Dr. Marshall Skopp can make dealing with your next cavity less dreadful. 

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Why Are Dental Cleanings Important?

Visiting your dentist for regular cleanings may seem like something you can hold off on if you’re taking care of your teeth at home. Dental cleanings are a major factor in keeping your smile as healthy and beautiful as it can be. Professional cleanings will help improve and maintain your oral hygiene. Here are a few other reasons why it’s so important to make dental cleanings a priority again. 

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