Tooth Brushing Technique
For manual or electric toothbrushes, always:
- Use a SOFT toothbrush
- Use a fluoride toothpaste
- Brush at least twice a day
- Dont apply pressure- let your brush do the work.
You should brush your teeth thoroughly to remove plaque and to prevent tooth decay. Follow the steps below for proper brushing and contact us if you have any questions.
Use floss to clean where your toothbrush can not reach!
You should floss your teeth thoroughly at least once a day to remove plaque from the areas that your toothbrush cannot reach. Periodontal disease and many cavities start between the teeth. That is why flossing is necessary for removing plaque and bacteria that cause these dental diseases. Follow the steps below for proper flossing, and contact us if you have any questions.
Dental bleaching, or tooth whitening, is a common procedure to restore natural tooth colour or bleach/whiten beyond the natural colour. At Alexander Drive Dental Clinic, we will fully assess your teeth to see if they are suitable for whitening. The assessment takes into consideration the thickness of your enamel thinkness, recedng gums, exisiting sesitivuty, exisiting tooth decay and any exisiting oral diseases.
We are passionate about giving everyone great dental care and this includes children. We use the latest technology and encourage parents or gardians to be introduced to a dental environment from the age of three. This introduction could be simply watching mum or dad get dental work.