Your Routine Dental Checkup

To keep your mouth clean and healthy, the American Dental Association recommends that you brush your teeth twice a day, floss once each day, and see your dentist twice a year for a cleaning and a checkup. When you visit Dr. Laris Milligan in Wilmington, North Carolina, you will receive a thorough dental cleaning and an exam to check your... read more »

Using Mouthwash for a Healthy Smile

Brushing and flossing are the foundations of a sound oral health regimen. Using a mouthwash or a rinse is a terrific way to supplement your routine, and can give you fresh breath and added protection against cavities and plaque. However, not all types of mouthwash are used for the same purpose. Some are formulated to fight halitosis, or bad breath,... read more »

Healthy Oral Habits Begin with Healthy Food Choices

Healthy oral habits begin with healthy food choices. Not only should you eat nutritious and healthy meals, but you should limit the amount of unhealthy meals you put into your body. Not only can any products you consume harm your waistline, but they can also wreak havoc on your gum line. Products that are high in sugars or are overly... read more »