Why Chewing Ice Is Bad for Your Teeth

Do you regularly chomp on ice when you’re sipping a cold drink or absentmindedly crunch on a few cubes when you’re stressed? Learn why this habit can lead to a variety of dental issues.

Cubes of ice.

The Hard Facts About Fluoride

Fluoride is found in most water sources and has the power to strengthen your teeth to prevent decay. But why are some people afraid of it? A dentist explains.

Toothbrush near bathroom sink faucet with water on.
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Here’s the Right Way to Floss Your Teeth

If you’re brushing without flossing, you’re not keeping your teeth as clean as you could be. Dental floss can get under your gum line in a way that the bristles on your toothbrush simply can’t. Here’s how to do it properly for maximum cleaning power.

Person flossing teeth with a long piece of floss wrapped around their fingers.
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How to Properly Brush Your Teeth

Brushing your teeth the right way can keep them clean enough to ward off cavities and other dental issues, while brushing them incorrectly can actually damage them. A periodontist explains the correct way to brush your teeth and why it matters so much.

Person brushing their teeth with an electric toothbrush.