Do This For A Healthy Smile In Snellville GA [BLOG]

We are here to help you hang onto a healthy smile at every stage of life, but you will still have your work cut out for you at home in the weeks and months between your six-month visits to our office. That being the case, we’ve decided to share some ideas for how you can keep your mouth fresh and your smile looking its best along the way. Keep reading, and then be sure to call us at [phone] to request your next preventive dentsitry appointment with our Snellville, GA dental team.

Explore Ways For Brushing Better

The ADA says that you need to brush your teeth twice a day for two minutes each time. We agree! Brushing like that helps remove harmful bacteria and dental plaque from your teeth. Try making a song out of it, or getting a special app to keep your kids on the good road.

Keep Flossing Top Of Mind

Everyone needs to floss daily. Especially since gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss. When you floss, you remove the harmful bacteria between the teeth and below the gum line, reducing your risk of dental decay or gum disease. Just do it!

Steer Clear Of Staining Agents

If dark drinks and foods are too tempting to resist, try giving your mouth a thorough rinsing with water after intake. That way, you’ll be doing your part to keep your smile brighter and whiter.

Take Some Extra Steps

Many patients seek out our professional teeth whitening solutions because our office will make sure that any whitening treatment will not cause sensitivity in the teeth or gums and will produce amazing results. Even though professional whitening is stronger, you can try over-the-counter whitening toothpastes to touch up your smile in between dental visits. 

Choose The Right Toothpaste For You

Public drinking water often includes fluoride, but you’ll want to make sure that you’re also using a fluoride-based toothpaste to keep your teeth healthy and strong. Many toothpastes will include fluoride, which is a substance that helps reduce the risk of cavities and actually strengthens the teeth. If you or your family have recurring issues with cavities, we can provide additional fluoride treatments during your regular cleanings and exams. It’s easy, we promise.

Call Now For Faster Results

We hope you like what you’ve just heard. If you have been inspired to take care of your smile this autumn and beyond, go ahead and call Parkway Dental in Snellville, GA today at 770-676-1122 or fill out our online form to schedule your next preventive dentistry appointment. There couldn’t be a better time to take back your smile.

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