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Tips for a Healthier Smile

Posted by BELLFLOWER COSMETIC DENTISTRY on Mar 25 2020, 06:19 AM

Tips for a Healthier Smile

Skipping brushing your teeth now and then, may look like 'not a big deal.' Taking everything into account, you might think that to have a missing tooth here and there isn't your end. But you need to keep this in the notice that it can lead to unhealthy dental habits, eventually causing severe damage to your teeth and gums. With your regular oral hygiene practice, you can lower the risk of having any tooth decay and cavities. The tips below can help you have a healthier and happier smile.

Brushing and Flossing Regularly

It is essential to brush your teeth using fluoride toothpaste twice a day and also floss at least once. If you want, you can also brush your teeth after having every meal or snack. If that isn't possible for you, then you can rinse your mouth thoroughly with water.

Use Mouthwash

If you use mouthwash twice a day after brushing, then it can help in washing away the bacteria that is left out and also give your mouth a clean feeling.

Eat Foods healthy for Your Teeth 

There are specific foods good for your teeth. These foods can help in strengthening them and also fight against the growth of bacteria and build-up of plaque. Some of the foods that can benefit your dental health are fresh fruits and vegetables, cheese, and milk.

Make Routine Dental Visits

It is essential to visit your dentist once every six months for professional teeth cleaning and checkups. If you have a family history of some dental problems or require special attention, then it is better to visit your dentist as per the scheduled appointments.

Consider Getting Dental Sealants

When you go for the next dental checkup, ask your dentist regarding dental sealants. Dental sealants help in sealing the small grooves and nooks in your teeth. They can prevent tooth decay and the growth of bacteria in those spots that are hard to reach. If properly maintained, then they can last quite a long time.


Schedule an online appointment or call us at 562-925-2223 to have a consultation with Dr. Ayoub, and we'll be happy to guide you further.


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