Teach Your Smile New Tricks: Aging and Dental Health

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Even when you feel like all hope is lost for your oral health care, there is still plenty that can be done to strengthen your teeth, even your natural ones that have been damaged. This includes visiting your dentist for efficient tooth restorations and making sure they’re clean and kept safe on a daily basis.

It’s essential to always make sure that you’re practicing adequate oral health care treatments on a daily basis, including brushing and flossing your teeth every day. This means that you should be brushing your teeth twice daily and flossing once-daily. Ideally, you should use a toothbrush that has soft bristles with a nonabrasive toothpaste and dental floss that will not easily shred upon use.

If you still have any bad habits in your life, now is the time to get rid of them. The older you get, the more damage they can do. This includes habits such as using drugs, smoking or chewing tobacco or drinking heavy alcohol. Not only will these unhealthy habits destroy your overall health, but they can ruin your oral health as well. To help prevent dental damage from occurring, limit unhealthy habits and vices in your life.

The best of smiles often depends on avoiding products that can cause immediate dental damage. This includes hard snacks and sticky or chewy sweets that can linger in your mouth long after consumption which can chip or crack teeth and cause tooth decay. Additionally, you should always visit your dentist for the latest and greatest oral examinations and professional cleanings to ensure your smile is progressing as need be.

When you are ready to take the plunge into your quest for a superb smile thanks to aging dental health treatments, come speak with Pembroke Square Dental to learn which treatment is right for you. To schedule an oral exam with Dr. Rafah Abdelmonem and our team at our dentist office in Pembroke Pines, Florida, just give us a call at 954-437-6400.