Do you remember why it is you’re coming in for preventive visits every six months? Or, why you spend time every day brushing and flossing your teeth to get them nice and clean? It’s easy to get in the habit of these aspects of your life (which is, of course, a wonderful thing) without remembering the reasons behind them. Let’s do a quick preventive care refresh to remind you about what you should be doing and why it’s so important for your oral health that you remain dedicated!
Prevention Fast Facts
It’s easy to think you’re doing everything correctly simply because you feel you’re putting forth some great effort. However, it is essential to check in on your habits every now and then to double check that you’re actually on track for the best results. Here are some quick facts regarding what your hygiene and general preventive care should look like:
- You should be brushing twice a day
- Your brushing sessions should last around two minutes (per session)
- You should also be flossing one time every day
- You need to schedule visits with us for your cleanings and checkups twice a year – preferably six months apart
Choosing to pay attention to your preventive care is a wonderful decision because of its positive impact on your oral health. Forgetting why your brushing, flossing, and visits are so necessary? They help you maintain a smile that’s healthy, free of stains, free of decay, far away from infection, and they even help you avoid oral cancer.
Your Los Angeles Dentists
At A New Smile Dental, our experienced dentists strive to offer each patient individual care and access to high-quality, modern dentistry at an affordable price. We are hear to help answer any questions you may have about your dental care.
Our state of art dental offices are proud to serve residents of: Eagle Rock, Pacoima, San Fernando, Granda Hills, Highland Park, Pasadena, Glendale, Sherman Oaks and all surrounding communities. Contact us today!