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Improve Your Oral Health and Keep Your Smile Safe with Personalized Care from Dr. J. Barry Tillis

In order to prevent tooth decay, cavities and gum disease, it is important to develop healthy at home dental habits. Regularly brushing and flossing are key in keeping teeth and gums at optimum oral health.


  • Brush twice a day
  • Use a small drop of fluoride toothpaste
  • Brush thoroughly for two to three minutes
  • Never swallow toothpaste
  • Spit excess toothpaste into the sink
  • Flossing:

  • Floss daily
  • Make sure the floss reaches the gums
  • Remove any food pulled out by the floss