Our Dentist of the Month will be answering five questions straight from dental patients and DentalPlans.com Members. This month, Dr. Steve Salkeld who provides dental care for families in Bloomington, IN, will be answering your important dental health questions!
What kinds of toothpaste do you recommend?
Any toothpaste will work as long as you use it two to three times a day. I recommend toothpastes with fluoride.
Do electric toothbrushes really make a difference?
I firmly believe in electric type toothbrushes. My favorite is the SoniCare and I have personally used one for 15 years.
How do you keep up-to-date on the latest in general and cosmetic techniques/technology?
I keep current by attending continuing education courses throughout the year. Most recently, I attended a course on Wave Endodontic Systems, which is the latest in root canal therapy techniques.
How often should I change my toothbrush?
Toothbrushes should be changed every two to three months depending on use. We supply all of our patients with a toothbrush when they get their teeth cleaned.
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