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Posted by Staff on May 01, 2018   ::   Tags: Teeth, Smile
DATE: 05.01.2018
TAGS: Teeth, Smile

The Importance of Teeth Cleaning

A bright and beautiful smile is often a person's calling card, and the first thing most people notice when meeting someone new. In order to ensure that your teeth remain healthy and happy for years to come, you need to combat the damage you do on a daily basis with foods and beverages that can stain teeth, erode enamel, and feed bacteria that lead to tooth decay and gum disease. This means following a strict oral hygiene regimen and visiting your dentist regularly for professional cleaning, checkup, x-rays, and other dental work as needed. Here are a few of the health benefits you'll gain in the process.

Keep Your Smile Bright

Some foods and beverages contain natural dyes or chemicals that stain your teeth. Some have acids that wear enamel. Some have sugars that create a biofilm on teeth and feed bacteria to create icky, yellow plaque and tartar buildup. If you want to keep your smile bright and beautiful, you need to exercise due diligence in the meantime.

Brushing, flossing, and rinsing with mouthwash after every meal (or at least twice daily) can help remove any food left behind and flush away harmful bacteria. A clean mouth is an important part of maintaining a gorgeous smile, and the confidence that comes with it. You may want to consider upgrading to an electric toothbrush if you don't use one.

Avoid Decay and Disease

Oral hygiene is your first and best line of defense against serious oral health issues like tooth decay and gum disease. When you fail to practice proper oral hygiene and see your dentist regularly, you could end up with cavities, bleeding gums, tooth loss, and much worse over time. Proper hygiene is step number one in avoiding decay and disease.

Maintain Overall Health

Studies have shown a link between oral health and overall health, and in many ways, your mouth is the gateway to your body, allowing both nourishment and pathogens into your system. Maintaining good oral health is one of many ways to ensure good overall health.

Save Money

You work hard for your money, and the last thing you want to do is spend it on fillings, root canals, tooth replacement, or other smile restoration procedures that could have been avoided with proper preventive care. It is said an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and you can save a lot with a suitable at-home oral hygiene regimen and regular dental visits.

If you have any questions or it's time to schedule an appointment for cleaning and examination, don't hesitate to contact us today.



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