Never be afraid to improve your health by establishing an effective cavity prevention treatment plan. The more you do to keep your teeth out of harm’s way from cavities, the better the chance your teeth and gums will have. Are you practicing cavity prevention?
If you have not already done so, it is important to create an effective cavity prevention plan and apply techniques to improve your smile. This includes brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing once a day as well. Always make sure you’re using non-abrasive toothpaste and a soft-bristled toothbrush. Furthermore, you should use dental floss that will not tear or rip easily upon use.
Are you aware of the benefits of saliva? Saliva is a naturally occurring substance in your mouth that can help rinse away debris, neutralize acids, and guard against cavities and bad bacteria in your mouth. To help improve the amount of saliva in your mouth, consider using supplemental cleaning utensils such as chewing gum. However, these cleaning utensils should never be used as a substitute for brushing and flossing.
Cavity prevention often depends on making sure you’re eating a healthy diet that is free of snacking and other substances that can easily damage your teeth and gums. You should always limit snacking between meals as it can increase the time in which food can cause harmful bacteria or plaque buildup on your teeth and gums and cause dental damage. Furthermore, avoid sugars and starches that can be converted into harmful acids known for chewing through tooth enamel.
Your smile can shine on for many years to come thanks to cavity prevention treatments. If you require aid with cavity prevention treatments, you are welcome to book an appointment with Gilbert Fernandez, D.D.S., Inc. by calling 505.898.8063. Dr. Gilbert Fernandez and our entire team at our dentist office in Albuquerque, New Mexico, look forward to upgrading your smile with cavity prevention treatments.