Lately, many people have been trending towards the natural substitutes of everyday items, such as toothpaste. As a dental hygienist, it's important to test such products that may be recommended to patients. There are many toothpastes available that are fluoride-free or made with all natural ingredients. Tom's of Maine, for example, if you don't want … Continue reading Testing the Natural Alternatives
via Daily Prompt: Baby Young and old, all have the potential. To claim something as your baby is to proclaim your love and affection. Say "I love you" and they will never leave your side. Give your all, and they will give back ten-fold. Are you sad? You have a kiss waiting for you. Are … Continue reading Fur Baby
Sometimes your dentist just may forget that the mouth is a foreign place to patients. Even I have to catch myself from using terms that may confuse people. This post is to help you understand some of the common terms you may hear from the dental team so that you can actually understand what they … Continue reading What is My Dentist Talking About?
Did you know that floss isn't the only thing you can use to clean between your teeth? You dental hygienist may have told you about them, but if not, here's some information on what else can be used that will make your life a lot easier. Above are some examples of what you may see … Continue reading Toothpicks, floss, and everything in between (the teeth)
I cannot even begin to tell you how difficult it is to get patients to floss regularly. Many people only floss when they have food in their teeth. Others attempt flossing occasionally and give up because their gums bleed when they do it. I'm going to give you some information on why you should floss. So … Continue reading But I bleed when I floss!
I love art. So much. If this was a perfect world, I would have gone to art school. Art allows you to create an image to convey your inner thoughts and deepest secrets and there's something about black and white images that allow you to imagine the life surrounding the piece. The image I'm writing … Continue reading For a dear friend…
via Daily Prompt: Clean Clean (adj): characterized by a fresh, wholesome quality* There are more interpretations on the word "clean" than can come to mind when writing. Whether it is recovery from an addiction, the fresh linens on the bed, or something transparent, there is always a sense of purity in the word. The … Continue reading Clear and Clean
Well, to start off, I'm not sure if this will make it anywhere. Maybe someday I'll be an expert blogger... probably not, but that sure would be cool! So you might be wondering: what the heck is this blogger going to talk about? Her page title makes absolutely no sense... Let me tell you. Being … Continue reading This is me.