The Importance of Oral Health Care!
We all know the importance of maintaining good oral hygiene. It seems the older we get, the better we understand the consequences of not sticking to a healthy routine. Such consequences can include tooth decay, gum disease, bad breath and even tooth loss. If you have yet to experience a cavity than with an ounce of prevention, you can help keep it that way.
We all know that regular brushing goes a long way towards cavity prevention. Brushing alone however, isn’t enough. Flossing and one that is often missed, cleaning your tongue, is just as important. Brushing twice daily with a proven anti-cavity toothpaste, will prevent cavities and strengthen enamel and reduce bad breath.
Flossing once a day, or more if needed will dislodge food between teeth that can lead to plaque build-up and cause gum bleeding. Rinsing with a mouthwash and cleaning the tongue with a tongue scraper will help rid the tongue of plaque and bacteria giving you that clean fresh feeling.
At Dentistry On Coolum, we not only check your teeth, but we also check your gums, palate, occlusion, soft-tissues and screen for Oral Cancer as well. We believe that excellent oral health goes beyond just good teeth.
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