Promoting Gum Health Day for beautiful smiles.
11th May 2022
Gum Health Day, and is promoted by the EFP (the European Federation of Periodontology). This year the slogan is "Treat… read more
Every new year article these days warn us that resolutions are only made to be broken. So the best thing to do, is to decide which life-style changes we want to make, work on them and keep them up throughout the year. So here are our top 5 best dental habits. Most of us are already practicing at least some of them, which makes obtaining our optimum oral health even easier.
Sounds easy, doesn’t it? But many of us don’t brush for the full two minutes, so it’s a good idea to use a timer.
Moreover, it helps to have a strategy too, so that no area is missed. Mentally divide your mouth into quadrants, and work around the outside and inside surfaces, angling the brush to reach into the gum line.
Some of us also brush too soon after we’ve eaten. It’s best to wait about half an hour for our tooth enamel to strengthen again. And, when the two minute brushing time is up, spit, don’t rinse. That’s to keep the protective fluoride that’s in the toothpaste on our teeth for longer.
We know that quite a few people never tell us the truth about how often they floss. But we can tell! Just do it, though, at least once a day. It’s a good idea to keep an interdental brush handy too, to get into the pesky gaps that harbour food debris that can lead to gum disease.
If you already have an upcoming appointment for 2020, add now that you added it to your calendar. If not, then set a reminder to book an appointment, especially if you haven’t been to the dentist in the last six months.
Regular dental checks can help identify concerns, before they develop into problems. They help avoid pain, as well as keeping down the cost of treatment. Many patients take out a dental plan, to help spread the cost of regular private care.
Whether it’s sensitive teeth, feeling self-conscious about yellowing teeth, an uncomfortable gap or bleeding gums, don’t leave your oral health to chance. Relying on over-the counter products or on-line help won’t have such good results as you’ll get with support from your dental team. In fact, you may even cause more damage. Once again, we urge you to make an appointment to see a dentist.
This is the big one! Working on improving your general health includes: giving up smoking, reducing alcohol, eating less sugar and fat, as well as exercising more. That’s quite a lot to think about!
Yet life-style changes really do make a difference to our oral health as well as our general health. Not only will you feel great, you’ll look good too!
Glowing skin, toned muscles and a great smile are a winning formula. But they don’t happen overnight. It takes focus, determination and effort. Before February starts, you’ll see the difference and feel it’s worth the effort.
Having a healthy and fit body, is good for our mind and good for our teeth too. Give it a try, as there’s only One You!
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