Staff Dinner

Fun dinner after spending a day of learning at the Pacific Dental Conference

Do I have to floss every day?

Most healthcare workers in the dental field recommend daily flossing.  Daily flossing enables you to clean and remove plaque (the sticky film that builds up on teeth), which turns in to tartar and calculus, in areas that cannot be easily reached with a conventional tooth brush.  This will help prevent, minimize bleeding gums, and possible … Continued

How does my dental care change when I’m pregnant?

During pregnancy, some women experience more frequent gum inflammation, known as gingivitis, which can cause tenderness and bleeding upon brushing or flossing. This is due to the changes in hormones during pregnancy and is reversible. It is of utmost importance that teeth and gums are well maintained through at-home oral care and in-office cleanings and … Continued