When was the last time you visited our office for a hygiene examination and cleaning? If it has been longer than our recommended time frame since your last visit, you are due for an appointment. Since we see you so infrequently during the year, the bulk of your oral health falls on your shoulders. If you are not cleaning your teeth properly, you run the risk of increased decay and gum disease. Even though you have been brushing your teeth and caring for them since your youth, you may be surprised to learn that you are cleaning your teeth incorrectly. Continue reading to learn the proper techniques and steps to properly clean your teeth.
The fall is a time where it is easy to allow poor eating habits to overcome your good judgement, between the Halloween candy and Thanksgiving festivities, not to mention all of the deliciousness that is awaiting you in December. While it is important to be mindful of healthy eating to maintain proper physical and mental health, it is just as important for your oral health. Continue reading to find out how you can improve your eating habits during the holiday season to maintain proper oral health.