Want to try water flossing? Here’s what you should know

Technology has brought the dental industry some wonderful advancements, like X-rays and the electric toothbrush. Fairly recently, water flossing emerged. These devices uses jets of water to clean between teeth and along the gum line. Much like traditional floss, the water can remove food from the crevices where it can get stuck in your mouth. [...]

January 25th, 2017|Patient Q&A|

The sleep-teeth connection: What you should know

Do you ever have trouble sleeping? Believe it or not, it can take a toll on your mouth. Poor oral hygiene has been linked to sleeping problems and vice versa. While it may not explain every situation, it’s good to know when brushing and flossing can help and when to get in touch with a [...]

January 18th, 2017|Patient Q&A|

Teenagers: Tips for a Healthier Mouth

To a teenager, looks can be everything. While it takes some time to understand that beauty is more than skin deep, it can be hard to explain that to someone who is going through adolescence. At Aten & Garofalo Family Dentistry, our goal is to make sure that our patients feel good about the way [...]

January 11th, 2017|Children|