Brushing your teeth every day can help to keep your teeth in tip-top shape. Having a healthy oral hygiene routine is essential to your oral health and in many ways the best line of defense against cavities and gum disease.
Brushing your teeth needs to be a part of your morning and evening routine every day. Brushing your teeth will dramatically improve your oral health because it clears away the plaque and bacteria that harm your teeth and gums. Avoiding cavities and gum disease is significant because cavities or gum disease can lead to tooth loss or cause painful conditions to your smile. Brushing is a fantastic way to keep your smile healthy.
Always remember to use a soft-bristled toothbrush, so you do not damage your tooth enamel. When you brush your teeth, reach the outer, inner, and top of each individual tooth. Flossing will reach the areas between your teeth and deep along the gum line. Additionally, according to the American Dental Association, your toothbrush should be replaced every three to four months. Toothbrushes can wear down over time which will not do an ideal job of cleaning your teeth. That is why always be sure to replace your toothbrush and always avoid sharing it with anyone else.
If you would like to come in for a dental checkup, or have questions about your oral health, please call our dentist, Dr. Paul Szmanda, Jim Soblewski, Yvonne Schulke and Thomas Nichols with Szmanda Dental in Wausau, Wisconsin, today at 715-845-3200. Our friendly and professional team welcomes you.