How To Stay On Track

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Taking care of your teeth is an important part of staying in good health overall. While the current pandemic might have disrupted your usual activities, you can still make sure you’re doing everything possible to maintain healthy teeth and gums. Following a schedule, such as setting up your next dental cleaning, can make it easy for you to practice good dental hygiene on a regular basis.

Dental Care Routine at Home

You can help lower your risk of tooth decay and other dental problems with regular brushing and flossing. As part of your daily routine, brush your teeth and floss at least twice a day. Ideally, you should do this after meals, since this helps remove food particles from your teeth and gums. Following this daily routine can go a long way toward helping you keep your teeth and gums in great shape.

Professional Dental Care

While flossing and brushing help keep your teeth clean, you should still have a professional dental exam and cleaning done. These exams can show whether you have signs of tooth decay or other problems that need to be treated. Taking care of these sooner rather than later helps prevent them from turning into more serious dental problems. Dental cleanings also remove plaque and tartar buildup from your teeth, reducing your risk of gum disease and tooth decay.

As part of your dental care schedule, you should set up a dental cleaning and exam twice a year. If you need exams and cleanings more often, your dentist can let you know. Keep in mind that having routine cleanings done helps lower your chance of needing to go in for other dental care.

Life may feel a little off balance, but keeping your health on your priority least should never fall to bottom.  We all feel better when we have a routine and schedule, so check yours and schedule your dental visit with Magnolia Springs Dentistry today.

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