Taking Care of your Teeth
Maintaining your dental health is an important part of your overall health. Whether you are in need of cosmetic dentistry, such as Invisalign in Perth, or it has been a long time since you have had a regular check-up, Dentique Dental Spa is ready to meet your needs. Often times when people think about “getting in shape” they focus on the importance of exercise for weight loss. While this is an important component of overall health it is not the only thing to make a priority when it comes to good health. You may be surprised to learn about the research statistics indicating the link between poor overall health and neglected oral health.
Tips for your oral health
In order to make sure you and your family are on track for great overall health, let’s go over some oral health tips. These tips are importation for maintaining proper oral health habits that will support your overall health over a lifetime.
1. Remember to brush your teeth at least twice a day.
No matter how young or old you are, your teeth need to be properly brushed more than once each day and preferably after each meal. Even though you may have busy mornings or be in the habit of eating on the run, the minutes you spend brushing your teeth as needed will be well worth the investment in your dental health. An important part of brushing the teeth is rinsing and spitting out the residue when you are done. Using the right kind of tooth brush with the right brushing techniques will make the difference when it comes to removing tooth decaying plaque from your teeth. Take your time and brush well rather than being in a hurry to get it done. Making the time to invest in brushing and rinsing properly will be a great investment into you over all dental health.
2. Flossing each day is also an essential component to dental health.
Floss is what helps remove the plaque between the teeth and gums that cannot be removed by regular brushing alone. If you do not remove the plaque in those hard to reach places on a regular basis then you run the risk of build-up that becomes tartar. Tartar is something that weakens the enamel on your tooth, compromising the integrity of the tooth and threatening your dental health.
3. Eating good foods and drinking water makes a difference when it comes to taking care of your teeth.
You can avoid many problems with tooth decay by limiting sugary foods and citrus. When you do eat those things make sure to brush the teeth afterward or at the very least use a fluoride mouth wash to rinse out the mouth. Eating well and cleaning out your mouth also helps you avoid problems with halitosis. Chronic bad breath is a sign of poor dental health. Drink water over sugary juices or enamel destroying sodas in order to keep the teeth as clean as possible while you are eating.
4. Last, but not least, make it a priority to visit the dentist on a regular basis.
Whether you live in the area and are interested in learning more about Invisalign in Perth, or if you have serious dental health concerns, we want to address your questions and get you back on the road to better dental health. We are happy to assess the current state of your oral health and help you set the goals you need in order to get you back on track.
At Dentique Dental Spa we are here to help you with all your dental needs. Come in and see us soon for a consultation and see what a difference it can make to work with a dentist who cares about your needs and helping you maintain great dental health throughout your life.