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5 Tips to Keep Your Smile Healthy and White

Keeping up with oral care can be tricky for anyone, especially during the holiday season. That is why it is essential to keep your oral care in check. Here are five tips to help you and your family keep positive oral health:

1. Brushing your teeth regularly: Brushing your teeth will keep plaque and tarter from building up, causing your enamel to break down and cavities to occur. This is vital to your oral health.
2. Flossing every day: Flossing your teeth daily can stop plaque from building up in the hard-to-reach places your toothbrush can’t reach. By flossing between your teeth, you are removing any food particles, plaque and bacteria that can be harmful to your teeth.
3. Eat nutritious and well-balanced meals: Most people eat snacks more than regular meals resulting in the constant use of sugary substances and bacteria that stick to your teeth. By remembering your eating habits, you can give your teeth, and body an overall healthy life.
4. Changing your toothbrush regularly: It is always recommended to change your toothbrush every few months due to bacteria that build up on your toothbrush. With the bacteria, your teeth cannot get the proper clean they need to stay healthy. Be sure to change your toothbrush out regularly so you can keep your smile fresh.
5. Visit your dentist regularly: Your dentist can provide you with regular checkups to professionally clean your teeth, and search for signs of tooth decay. It is important to remember to visit your dentist every six months so you can keep your smile as healthy as you can.

Source: 10 Tips to Improve Your Smile (healthline.com)

If you still have any questions about your oral care, please contact our office. We are here to help you keep your smile healthy and clean all year long.