The Importance of Flossing

A common dental mistake is that people tend to think that brushing is more important than flossing. Therefore it is not uncommon for someone to brush twice a day and floss only once a week or worse. However the reality is that flossing is equally important as brushing. While brushing cleans the front and back […]

The Proper Way to Brush Your Teeth

Brushing our teeth is part of our daily routine. So here at Willoughby Dental we want to make sure that you are brushing the proper way. In order to make sure you are maximizing efficiency every time you brush your teeth, there are 3 main factors to consider. 1) Gum Line Brushing When brushing ensure […]

Dental Visits During Pregnancy

Congratulations on this exciting and busy time of your life! You have so much to think about during pregnancy but don’t forget about your teeth and gums. With all this excitement it may be easy to forget about your mouth, but the changing hormone levels that occur with pregnancy can actually exacerbate pre-existing dental issues. […]

To Pierce Or Not To Pierce?

Oral piercings (usually in the tongue or around the lips) have quickly become a popular trend in today’s society.  With this popular trend, it is important to realize that sometimes even precautions taken during the installation of the piercing jewelry are not enough to avoid the harmful, long-term consequences. Oral piercings may cause cracked or […]