Proper Preventative Dental Care

Ways to Prevent Dental Diseases and Decay

Your dentist will tailor the frequency of your dentist visits depending on your needs and current dental health. It is usually recommended to visit your dentist at least twice a year for a routine cleaning and check-up, but some patients need more frequent visits. 

 

View our Daily Preventative Measures below to reduce your risks of dental diseases and decay, while also lessening your need to visit the dentist and reduce your dental bills. 

Daily Preventative Measures

Brushing Your Teeth

It is recommended by the American Dental Association to brush your teeth for two minutes, twice a day with a soft bristled brush.

You should replace your toothbrush every 3-4 months, or once you notice the bristles are fraying.

Brushing Your Teeth

It is recommended by the American Dental Association to brush your teeth for two minutes, twice a day with a soft bristled brush.

You should replace your toothbrush every 3-4 months, or once you notice the bristles are fraying.

Mouth Wash

Mouth wash can be useful for preventing bad breath and dental diseases in addition to a consistent routine of brushing and flossing.

Children under the age of 6 should not use mouthwash.
Look for the ADA seal on your mouthwash for safety and efficieny.

proper prevention dental care

Eat a Healthy Diet

Drinking plenty of water, especially after eating or drinking something acidic, is the best for your teeth.

Many foods and drinks can attribute to dental decay and diseases.Some foods can even increase the risk of breaking your teeth. Find out more on the ADA website.

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