All About Plaque

There’s a word thrown around in dentistry quite a bit, and that word is plaque. Would you like to learn more about it? Here are some frequently asked questions about plaque and their answers: What is plaque? Plaque is a sticky biofilm that on your teeth due to bad bacteria that live in your mouth. How does plaque grow? The... read more »

Toothbrush Choosing

Are you having trouble choosing a toothbrush? If so, you have come to the right place! Here at Adept Dental Shafter in Shafter, California, our team of experts takes pride in keeping you informed when it comes to the best for your oral health care. That is why we are going to talk to you about having a manual toothbrush... read more »

The Facts About Mouthwash

Although mouthwash should not replace brushing and flossing, it is a helpful addition to use after meals and brushing. Instead of grabbing the first product on the shelf, consider the following: - Some brands of mouthwash are useful for freshening breath and preventing the odors associated with bad breath, also called halitosis. - Some mouthwash products can also improve your... read more »