Do I really need to floss?
Why do I need dental exams?
A dental hygienist will start by cleaning buildup from your teeth. Then the dentist will probe spots on the surfaces and near the gumline with special tools. If it's been a while between appointments, you may have some sore and sensitive areas.
Does a rinse or mouthwash help?
Do teeth need fluoride?
What are early signs of dental trouble?
Mouth sores Jaw pain Redness Swollen face or gums Tooth sensitivity Broken teeth Dry mouth Bleeding gums Bad breath or a bad taste in your mouth