Many times, people feel the best way to be healthy is by eating well and exercising. And while those are both key to living a life of wellness, so is your oral health!
Oral health is directly linked to your body’s health. And when your oral health suffers, it can cause a litany of other issues – including, of course, cavities and bad breath but also more major issues like diabetes and certain cancers.
Fortunately, there are easy ways to prioritize your oral health. Keep reading for more.
Take care to brush—so easy!
Perhaps the easiest step toward excellent oral health is simply to brush and floss! While it should go without saying, sometimes we need to be reminded of the importance of brushing our teeth twice a day at minimum—especially after eating.
You should brush with a soft-bristled brush for two minutes and also be sure to floss once a day. This will help remove food and debris that can linger and cause cavities and gum disease.
So let this be your reminder to never skip brushing and flossing!
Don’t miss your dental appointment
Another major way to maintain excellent oral health is to make and keep your bi-annual dentist appointment. A professional cleaning and exam go a long way to ward off oral health conditions and takes a deep dive into your oral wellness – much more than brushing alone. Not to mention, your dentist can identify any potential dental issues that need addressing before they become serious.
And finally, consider speaking with us to learn of any dental treatments that may benefit you. As a leading specialist in cosmetic, preventative and restorative dentistry, Dr. Milan is in touch with dental procedures that can revive your teeth and gums to their best health—and best appearance!
We welcome a call to learn more. We are eager to serve all of your dental needs!ß