There are many ways to ensure a healthy smile. The following is a list of some of the things you could do to ensure the health of your teeth:
- Regular Dental Visits
- Brush Your Teeth
- Floss Your Teeth
- Control Your Diet
- Use Fluoride Products
For you to maintain a healthy-looking smile, you should visit your dentist at least twice a year. Even if you don’t need any obvious dental work, going to your dentist will let you know if your practices have been helping your teeth. Also, at a dentist visit, your teeth can be professionally cleaned which can give your teeth a ‘clean slate’ to start the next six months.
One of the best ways to stay out of the dentist’s office (aside from your regularly scheduled visits) is by taking good care of your teeth. Brushing and flossing your teeth regularly will keep your teeth clean and free from any plaque build-up. Of course, a great way to limit the amount of plaque build up in your mouth is by regulating your diet and steering clear from any foods that are rich in carbohydrates. These types of foods include breads, sweets, juices, etc. By maintaining a healthy diet, you will be able to limit the amount of abuse your teeth will have to endure.
If you are interested in making your teeth stronger and more resistant to decay, fluoridated water is one of the best ways to help. Though most public water sources contain fluoride to help your teeth, depending on where you live the regulations for how much fluoride is in your water could vary.
If you are currently looking for a new dentist, Silver Spring Family Smiles can assist you with any of your dental needs. Our attentive, well-trained staff will be able to ease your mind and give you the treatment you need to keep a radiant smile.