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CBS Coverage of Dental Office Openings

Expectations when visiting the dentist

CBS This Morning reports on extra steps dentists are taking to help protect patients and staff as dental practices fully reopen.

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ADA Endorses Bento

Save time and money with ADA-endorsed Bento, a modern alternative to dental benefits administration.

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ABC News Dentist Open

Dental Practices Rebound

Patients return for dental appointments amid added safety precautions and social distancing measures

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Do I really need to floss every day?

 

Yes. The American Dental Association recommends cleaning between your teeth once a day. This is important because plaque that is not removed by brushing and flossing can eventually harden into calculus or tartar. Cleaning between your teeth may also help prevent gum disease and cavities. You can use dental floss or another product specifically made for cleaning between your teeth, like a dental pick, pre-threaded flosser, tiny brushes that reach between the teeth, water flosser or wooden plaque remover.
ADA Success for Dental Students

Prepare for life as a dentist with this series of live programs.