Many people think they have a great understanding of how to maintain great dental health. However, some dental health care mistakes are so commonplace, people don’t understand they are making them. Keep your mouth healthier with these tips.
- Don’t brush too forcefully. Gentle brushing is key to getting your pearly whites clean without hurting your gums or your enamel.
- Limit the juice intake. Juice may seem healthy, but it is full of corrosive acids and sugar. If you like drinking it, try using a straw and rinsing with water after you drink juice to keep sugar from sitting on your teeth for prolonged periods.
- Don’t multi-task when brushing. Focus on the task at hand when you are brushing. While it’s tempting to text or glance through emails, it’s better for your health if you concentrate on cleaning each area of your mouth thoroughly.
- Keep those dental checkup appointments. We can help you identify problem areas before you even realize they exist. Waiting until you feel tooth pain to visit a dentist is one way to ensure that you will need more dental work.
Are you ready to visit a gentle dentist and ensure that your smile is healthy and happy? Please call (949) 596-0296 today to arrange your consultation with experienced dentist Dr. E. M. Makhoul. Our office is conveniently located in Mission Viejo, and we welcome patients from throughout Mission Viejo, Laguna Hills, and the surrounding communities.