You’ve enjoyed all the Christmas treats, now what? It’s important now more than ever to recover from the sweets after the holidays. If you are ready to get your oral health back on track for the new year, follow these brushing tips.
You won’t just wake up one day with a cavity, they take time to form. Cavities start from the loss of tooth mineral, also known as demineralization, to eating all the way through the tooth to cause a cavity. Crest explains that tooth decay also occurs when foods containing starches and sugars become trapped between the teeth and not removed with brushing and flossing. Further, major causes of tooth decay include eating sugary, sticky foods, and drinks. The more sugar in your diet, the more acid produced in your mouth, which results in tooth decay. Other causes of tooth decay and cavities, they explain, can include:
The best way to care for your teeth at home is to properly brush your teeth. If you need to be reminded on how to brush your teeth the correct way, follow this guide from Verywell Health:
While you can brush your teeth at home, it’s important to see your dentist for a professional cleaning every six months. One of the most important parts of coming for a dental checkup is a thorough cleaning of your teeth, gums, and mouth. If you don’t have any issues, like gum disease, a regular cleaning will be provided. A regular cleaning includes removing plaque and tartar from your teeth and gum line, polishing, and flossing. If you have signs of gum disease or other issues, a deeper cleaning will be provided.
When you come to your appointment at Mountain Aire Dentistry, your smile is our top priority. We want you to start 2021 with a fresh, clean smile. We invite you to experience the difference a warm and caring team can provide for you and your family. Enjoy a unique and comfortable dental experience designed to bring a healthier and happier smile back into your life. Call us today to make an appointment at (303)-731-7755.
When you visit our Broomfield dental office, your smile is our top priority. Our Dentists invite you to experience the difference a warm and caring team can provide for you and your family. Enjoy a unique and comfortable dental experience designed to bring a healthier and happier smile back into your life. We invite you to call or visit our Broomfield dental office and discover the exceptional difference we offer to those we serve.