You’ve likely heard it many times over the course of your life, but as a reminder, good dental hygiene includes:
Often, life gets very busy and you may feel that good dental hygiene takes too much time and effort. However, if you consider the time, effort, and consequences of the many dental problems that can result from insufficient dental hygiene, a small daily effort pays off in very large ways.
In addition, good dental hygiene is necessary for:
For optimal oral health, the dental hygienists at Soft Touch Dentistry recommend getting your teeth cleaned twice a year. These visits provide a deep cleaning that you can’t otherwise attain on your own and go a long way toward preventing and spotting problems before they become major issues. A routine dental cleaning typically follows these steps:
During your dental cleaning, the hygienists at Soft Touch Dentistry will review the care you can provide at home in order to maintain the health of your teeth.
If your teeth are healthy and you aren’t at risk for any serious dental conditions, you should see the dentist twice a year, though one of those visits can be for a cleaning. Regular dental checkups catch problems, often before you are even aware of them, such as:
During these visits, the dentists at Soft Touch Dentistry also review your dental hygiene and suggest ways you can further improve your at-home care.
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