Getting Back to Basics

800px-ToothbrushesHealthy Smiles By Rita Tempel, DDS – This article was published in The Gettysburg Times, August 17, 2016

How much time do you spend brushing your teeth? (Be honest!) See how your answer compares with American statistics:

Nearly seven out of 10 Americans say they brush their teeth at least twice a day, once in the morning and again at bedtime. The other 30 percent confess they brush less frequently—once a day or less. This is according to a study provided to the American Dental Association. Your brushing habits are the very foundation of your dental health.

Many patients, especially those experiencing numerous cavities, tell me they have “soft teeth.” While some people have enamel abnormalities and are prone to decay, the Continue reading