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How Can I Keep My Teeth Healthy?

How Can I Keep My Teeth Healthy?

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Keeping your teeth healthy is important not only for your oral health but your overall health too! It is important that you implement an oral hygiene routine into your daily life because it can help avoid any oral health issues such as cavities, gingivitis and much more! 

Besides visiting your dentist regularly for your cleanings and getting six-month check-ups, there are things that you can be doing at home on a daily basis that will help you keep your teeth healthy.

Let’s chat about what you can do to keep your teeth healthy and strong.

 

  • Brush your teeth two times a day.

 

      • Once in the morning after you wake up and once at night before you go to bed.

 

  • Don’t forget to brush your tongue.

 

      • The tongue often gets neglected as we are in a rush to brush our teeth. Your tongue gets full of bacteria and is often the reason for bad breath.

 

  • Use mouthwash two times a day that has anticavity and flouride.

 

      • By doing this it will keep preventing your teeth from forming cavities and keep your teeth strong. Also, it will leave your mouth feeling refreshed and clean.

 

  • Floss your teeth daily preferably after you eat a meal.

 

      • This will help prevent tiny food particles and bacteria from forming in between your teeth. It will also prevent tartar buildup.

 

  • Change your toothbrush every three months.

 

      • Make sure you use a soft bristle toothbrush. And if you get sick, it would be a good idea to get a new toothbrush. This will prevent you from spreading and exposing yourself to more germs.

 

  • Limit your sugar intake.

 

      • By limiting how much sugar you are consuming on a daily basis it will lower your risk from developing cavities.

 

  • Eat calcium-rich food.

 

    • By eating calcium-rich food such as dairy products or dark green vegetables it will help keep your teeth strong, prevent them from getting brittle, and even splitting.

What are some things that you do to keep your teeth healthy? Do share them with us! Keep your teeth healthy by implementing these tips to keep your teeth healthy and strong so you can have your teeth for a long time.

Don’t forget to come in for a check-up to see if you have any cavities or gum issues. Schedule an appointment with us today!

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