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Many people associate visits to the dentist with achieving a beautiful
smile. While feeling confident about the appearance of your teeth is important,
however, taking steps to promote a healthy mouth is even more so. Continue
reading to learn the basics of preventative dentistry for maintaining
your oral health.
Your first defense when it comes to preventing the need for dental fillings
and periodontal disease treatment is daily dental care. Twice a day, you
should brush your teeth using a soft-bristled toothbrush and a fluoridated
toothpaste with the ADA seal. You should brush for a full two minutes
each time and be sure to scrub each of the reachable surfaces of your
teeth while being gentle around your gums. Also, floss between each of
your teeth once per day to help remove plaque and food that your toothbrush
In addition to brushing and flossing, visiting your dentist’s office
every six months for cleanings is a smart decision if you want to help
maintain your oral health and the look of your smile. During a dental
cleaning, your dental hygienist will remove any tartar and plaque that
has accumulated before polishing your teeth to help remove any surface stains.
When you see your dentist for regular checkups, there are several ways
in which he can help ensure the health of your mouth and provide you with
an attractive smile. Your dentist will check for signs of oral cancer,
inspect your dental restorations to ensure that they are in good condition,
and evaluate the health of your gums and teeth. During these visits, X-rays
may be taken of your teeth to give your dentist a better look at your
dental structure and restorations and to help determine the best method
At Oak Creek Dental Care, we offer a broad range of
preventative dentistry services to help keep your teeth and gums healthy. To schedule your appointment
with one of our dentists in Columbus, Ohio, call our office today at (614) 882-5525.
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