Unlocking the Secret to a Healthier Smile

The Importance of Flossing and Top Picks from Hygienist Rachel In our quest for optimal oral health, brushing alone isn’t enough. Flossing plays an indispensable role in removing plaque and food particles from places your toothbrush can’t reach, like between the teeth and under the gumline. Ignoring these areas can lead to cavities and gum disease, underscoring the importance of making flossing a non-negotiable part of your daily routine. To guide you through the maze of options on the market, Read More…

Three Simple Strategies to Prevent Dental Cavities

At American Smile we like to give our patients simple strategies that can significantly contribute to the prevention of dental cavities. Each of these practices supports oral health in unique ways, targeting the root causes of cavity formation. Let’s explore how these habits work together to protect your teeth. Minimising Snacking Frequent snacking, especially on sugary or starchy foods, can increase the risk of dental cavities. This is because the bacteria in your mouth feed on the sugars found in Read More…