Category: Cleanings and Oral Healthcare

Electric vs. Manual Toothbrushes– which is better?

In our office we often get asked: “is an electric toothbrush better than a manual one?” This is an interesting question because at the end of the day, there are benefits to both types of toothbrushes, but the biggest factor comes down to using the proper brushing technique. Part of choosing the right toothbrush involves …

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Canker Sores: How to handle pesky mouth pain

We’ve all been there— you’ve had a stressful month at work or accidentally bit your gum and low and behold, a few days later a painful canker sore appears. Not only do they always seem to pop up in the most inconvenient of times, but they make everyday tasks like chewing, eating, drinking and talking …

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Flossing: a game changer for your oral healthcare

You’ve always heard your dentist say: don’t forget to brush and floss your teeth! While brushing is something that a part of one’s daily routine, flossing is commonly overlooked — and it definitely shouldn’t be. If you aren’t flossing, you are missing more than 35% of your mouth’s surface, areas that brushing alone can’t get …

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Sensitive Teeth? Causes and solutions

At Koplon Implant & Family Dentistry, we have a lot of patients call us and visit, complaining about sensitivity in one or several of their teeth. They experience pain while drinking hot or cold beverages, brushing their teeth, and even just in breathing. If you’ve experienced tooth sensitivity, you’re not alone. According to the Academy of General …

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