When spring comes around the flowers bloom and everyone get the urge to clean. Spring cleaning helps you clean and remove clutter as you enter a new season. As you get your home nice and clean let's also focus on cleaning up your oral health habits. It's not easy to maintain consistent good oral health. That's because in the invisible but serious battle against gum disease and tooth decay, there's no neutral ground. You're either fighting it offensively, or your losing. The moment after you brush and floss, those native oral bacteria are repopulating their favorite playground, your mouth. This is why it's important that develop good habits and stick to a regular routine. To guide you we've composed a to-do list for you.
Oral Health Spring Cleaning To-Do List:
- Make a dentist appointment
- Buy new toothbrushes, you may even want to try an electronic toothbrush
- Make sure you're using toothpaste that fits your oral needs, toothpaste with fluoride is what we suggest
- Refill your mouthwash
- Restock on wax floss
- Remove unhealthy foods from your diet
Staying on top of your oral health is important all year long. We want all of our patients to have healthy teeth and gums, healthy teeth and gums makes for a great treatment process.