What Steps Can I Take to Improve My Overall Oral Health?
Taking charge of your oral health is one of the best things you can do for yourself! But there is more to taking care of your oral health than you might imagine. It goes beyond simply brushing and flossing. Keep reading to learn more about the most important things you can do to improve your overall oral health.
Taking care of your oral health is a daily task. You may already know that you should brush your teeth twice a day and floss at least once daily. But did you know that it is actually better to floss your teeth before you brush? Flossing first allows for better cleaning between your teeth and removing any food particles. That way, when you brush your teeth, you can focus on cleaning all surfaces of your teeth instead of removing stuck-on food! You should also pay attention to how you are brushing your teeth. Move in gentle, circular motions, and make sure you brush both the front and back sides of your teeth. To top off your daily routine, finish with an enamel re-mineralizing mouthwash for 30 to 60 seconds. Your at-home care is one of the most important factors in maintaining long-term oral health!
Regular Dentist Visits
Do you visit the dentist twice a year for regular cleanings? You should be! Regular dentist visits are essential in improving your overall oral health. Visiting the dentist every six months ensures that your teeth are thoroughly cleaned, and it provides an opportunity for us to observe the conditions of your teeth. If there are any problem areas, we will know the proper steps and services needed to get your teeth back to a healthy state!
Simply Ask, “How Can I Improve My Overall Oral Health?”
Communication with your dentist is key! We are committed to your oral health and love seeing our patients find passion in improving their hygiene habits. If you simply ask us, “how can I improve my overall oral health?” during your next visit, we would be more than happy to have a conversation with you! We can discuss service options, tips for at-home habits, or any other questions you may have.
Reach Out Today
We are always here to help. We strive to keep an open line of communication so that you feel comfortable asking us questions or expressing concerns about your oral health. If you have questions or want to schedule an appointment, don’t hesitate to contact us today!