Tag Archives: Dental hygienist

Cancer and Oral Health

ORAL CARE DURING CHEMO 1. Brush teeth 2x day using a very soft toothbrush 2. Brush after taking liquid medications as they may contain sugar 3. Rinse with water after vomitting; do NOT brush for at least 30 min as enamel is soft 4. Rinse with NON-ALCOHOLIC antibacterial mouth rinse (Listerine Zero is non alcoholic) …

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Dental TIPS

                Toothbrushes So many toothbrushes … which one to choose?!?!?!?!?! They fall into two major categories – manual and automatic. Before choosing a toothbrush, know what it will do for you: 1. remove food and plaque. 2. help interrupt plaque formation. 3. stimulate the gums, keeping them healthy …

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The Mouth Tells Your Health Story

“The mouth tells your health story and registered dental hygienists provide your first defense in oral health. With over 500 kinds of bacteria in your oral cavity, good oral hygiene is important for your overall best health. Practice advisor and patient relations liaison Robert Farinaccia from The College of Dental Hygienist of Ontario talks about …

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