Did you know that October is National Dental Hygiene month? To celebrate we want to highlight the best ways to maintain your oral health and hygiene!
1. Brush and Floss Daily
You already know this, and we hate to be repetitive, but YOU MUST BRUSH AND FLOSS YOUR TEETH! This is the simplest, yet most effective way to maintain your oral hygiene. I four not sure how to brush or floss properly check out two of our previous posts on the topic.
2. Visit your Dentist Twice a Year
Regular professional cleanings are an important step to take in maintaining your oral health. Sometimes there are areas of the tooth’s surface that we miss or our that our brushes just can’t reach. This is why its important to get deep cleanings twice a year. Your dentist has the right tools to make sure that your teeth are spotless.
Going to the dentist is also important for thew examination. The earlier a cavity or any other dental problem is discovered the better it is. The dentist will be able to spot any dental abnormalities and get them fixed, before they become worse.
3. Replace/Clean Your Toothbrush
Keeping your tooth brush clean and fresh is a very important step in maintaining your oral health. Dirty toothbrushes that are not cleaned or stored properly can harbor mold and other bacteria. Always rinse your toothbrush with water after brushing. Store your toothbrush in an upright position and allow it to air-dry until using it again. Try to keep it separate from other toothbrushes in the same holder to prevent cross-contamination. Don’t routinely cover toothbrushes or store them in closed containers, which can encourage the growth of bacteria, mold and yeast.
Invest in a new toothbrush or a replacement head for your electric or battery-operated toothbrush every three months — or sooner if the bristles flay or become irregular.
Your Dental Health
When it comes to your health, trust in the dentists at Dental Made Easy. Dental Made Easy has the best dental practices in New York City and we are open on Sundays as well as late evenings. All of our dental offices are opened and accepting new patients at this time. We are rated among the top dental practices in New York, NY with numerous 5 star reviews on Google, Yelp and Facebook. For a teeth cleaning or exam, we recommend calling or booking an appointment online with one of our talented dental professionals. All new patients may also take advantage of our $149 Cleaning Special that includes an exam and x-rays or our Free Dental Implant Consultation Special.
To set up your appointment give us a call at (844) 979-EASY (3279). We have offices in Briarwood, Prospect Lefferts Gardens and Mineola. Walk-ins welcomed, we take emergencies and we are open on late nights to accommodate patients with a busy schedule. We hope to see you soon!