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When we get our picture taken, our first instinct is to smile–revealing our teeth. No one wants to have dingy yellow teeth posted on social media for all the world to see!
Proper oral care, will prevent plaque formation, cavities, and gum disease.
Aside from the aesthetic value of healthy, good-looking teeth, they also help a person chew foods properly.
Having a good set of teeth also enables a person to speak clearly and confidently. When we have an unhealthy set of teeth we are usually shy and hesitant to speak publicly.
Tips For Taking Care Of Our Teeth
Eat healthy foods that help remove plaque and bacteria from your teeth. For instance, strawberries have an enzyme called malic acid that helps whiten teeth. While apples and cucumbers increase saliva production, additionally, serving as the mouths self-cleaning agent. In addition, they may be able to kill the bacteria that causes bad breath.
Brush your teeth 2-3 times per day for at least 1-2 minutes each time.
Floss. This is extremely important. Flossing gets in the crevices and hard to reach places, thus helping prevent harmful plaque build up.
Drink more water. We consume far too many carbonated beverages, coffee, tea, alcohol, and so on. Resulting in tooth decay, weight gain, and a myriad of health problems. Water is not only healthy, it helps rinse our teeth, and contains zero sugarwhich is very bad for your teeth!
Regular dental visits. Nothing is quite as helpful as preventive care. Additionally, when you go to the dentist regularly, you are giving them the opportunity to find potential problems early on. Another bonus, is getting your teeth cleaned, resulting in eliminating plaque from places that we can’t reach.
Call the office today, 833-357-9575, to schedule your next dental exam, and make sure your teeth remain healthy!