Category: Preventative Dentistry
There are mint, lemon and salt, ginger, and many more types of mouthwash flavors, but are they really necessary in your daily oral hygiene schedule? Many people enjoy using mouthwash because of the fresh taste it leaves in their mouths, but what exactly does it aid? Most mouthwash brands only aid people with fresh breath, […]
COVID-19 sparked a large change in every industry people interact with on a daily basis. COVID-19 has Kilby Family and Cosmetic Dentistry doing things different than before, but it doesn’t mean you still can’t get first class service from our team. We have implemented new techniques to ensure our clients come to our offices feeling […]
Are you worried that you might have gum disease? Here are four warning signs of gum disease. Bleeding Gums Your gums should not bleed when eating, brushing, or flossing your teeth. This can be caused by gingivitis, a buildup of bacteria along your gum line. Although gingivitis is the earliest sign of periodontitis, going to […]
The ideal time as recommended by the American Dental Association (ADA) is at approximately one year of age. This is an ideal time for Dr. Kilby to carefully examine the development of your child’s mouth. Dental problems often start early, so the sooner the visit the better.
- Dr. Dustin Kilby, D.M.D.August 3, 2019
The surfaces that are between teeth are not accessible to brush; therefore, the best way to clean them is by flossing.
The first step is to choose a good toothbrush. You always want to use a soft brush with a small head. A soft brush is hard enough to remove plaque, yet gentle enough not to damage your teeth or gums.
There have been multiple studies comparing the effectiveness of manual brushes as opposed to electric brushes.
There are a few different causes of bad breath. These range from stomach problems to diets and teeth problems.
Sealants are a protective coating which adheres to the grooves of the teeth and helps prevent cavities.
Fluoride absorbed by your body when teeth were forming integrates into the structure of enamel and makes it stronger.