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04 Feb How To Use a Waterpik Flosser

How To Use a Waterpik Flosser and Other Common Questions Do you floss every day? Flossing is an important part of keeping your gums and teeth healthy as it helps prevent plaque from building under the gum line. According to a 2014 survey, only 41% of...

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17 Jan Can Waterpiks Damage Your Gums?

For patients who have braces that make traditional flossing difficult, our staff at Prescott Dentistry often recommend a Waterpik as a reasonable alternative. However, many patients initially worry that such a device will hurt their gums. Waterpiks use pressurized water to remove plaque from teeth,...

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New Year's dental resolutions

16 Jan New Year’s Dental Resolutions

At Prescott Dentistry, we love this time of year! We certainly enjoyed the wonderful New Year’s events in Prescott. If you are not familiar, every New Year Whiskey Row in downtown Prescott holds a fun, family-friendly event called the New Year’s Eve Boot Drop. Similar...

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