General Dentistry

How to Get the Most Out of Your Flossing Routine

At Old Settlers Dental, our dentists and hygienists recommend brushing and flossing at least twice per day and visiting your dentist regularly. Flossing helps clean between teeth and promotes good oral hygiene and optimal dental health. Flossing is a great way to clean tight areas that your toothbrush can miss, and it’s important to have …

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The Oral-Systemic Link: Gum Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis

There has long been evidence that oral health is related to overall well-being, and researchers are now pointing to another link: the one between gum disease and rheumatoid arthritis. According to a study published by the Arthritis Foundation, there was a clear relationship between the level of pain patients felt when their teeth were professionally cleaned versus …

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Flossing

When brushing your teeth while getting ready to head to work or get to bed, it’s often tempting to skip flossing in order to save a little time. We’ve already brushed our teeth, so what’s the worst that could happen if we don’t floss? If you asked the experts at Old Settlers Dental, they’d probably …

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