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By brushing safely and effectively, you can drastically improve your oral health. Even if your teeth are not functioning the way you would like, or if they don’t appear as visually impressive as you desire, several tooth restorations can be used to correct any issues that you may have. Whether you need to improve the look of teeth, prevent further damage from occurring or apply treatments to allow your teeth to continue to function effectively for the remainder of your days, visit your dentist to determine which tooth restoration will work best for you and your needs.

Caring for your smile includes making sure that your mouth is always free and clean of debris. One of your biggest risks is due to plaque buildup, which is a thin layer of bacteria and debris that can collect on your teeth. To help effectively clear off plaque before it turns into tartar, make sure that you brush twice every day. Reliable soft-bristled toothbrushes clean all areas in your mouth it can reach. To clean between your teeth, use dental floss. Don’t forget to clean off your teeth with your brush or use a reliable tongue scraper to accomplish the job.

Ideally, each brushing session should last between two to three minutes. If you’re going too fast, you can end up doing harm to your tooth enamel or miss crucial areas in your mouth. In addition to your oral hygiene routines, make sure you’re eating a healthy, nutritious diet, so further harmful ingredients don’t end up in your mouth.

No matter the oral hygiene treatments and tips you are in need of, Dr. Margaret L. Romeo and our team are here to help you in every way we can. If you would like to set up an oral health assessment procedure at our dental office in Macclenny, Florida, please call us at 904-259-5007 to speak with a member of our team.