Entries by Dr. Michael Ratto, DDS

Am I Brushing My Teeth Right?

Brushing your teeth is a thing you do every day, but do you do it correctly? There’s an art to brushing, and unfortunately, brushing incorrectly can lead to problems like gum recession, plaque and tartar buildup, and gum disease. Your dentist in Turlock, CA can help you decide whether you’re brushing your teeth the right way. Here’s […]

Why Should I Floss My Teeth?  

Flossing plays a crucial role in maintaining healthy teeth and gums because flossing removes the buildup of plaque and food particles between the teeth. The toothbrush cannot address these areas. Therefore, to maintain a healthy mouth, an individual must floss at least once a day. Flossing Reduces Plaque Buildup Plaque is a sticky clear or […]

How Consistent Oral Care Benefits You

There is a common misconception that visiting the dentist is only necessary when you are experiencing a problem. Regular visits ensure that your oral health care is optimized through regular cleanings and identifying issues before they become expensive and dangerous to your health. Progressive Health dental of Turlock, CA is proud to serve the citizens […]