A Day in Dentistry: Oral Health Care

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Are you taking care of your oral health care to ensure your teeth and gums are made at their peak levels? Often times, various aspects of your life including your diet or choices that you make can negatively or positively affect your smile.

Did you know that unhealthy habits such as smoking and chewing tobacco as well as using drugs can severely damage not only your physical health but also your oral health? It’s true, so avoid substances that can damage your teeth and gums.

As an alternative, eliminate substances that can lead to tooth decay, gum disease and cavities, including those that are high in sugars and starches. As an alternative, you can remineralize your tooth enamel for the use of products that contain calcium and phosphorus. However, one of the most effective routines you can have for protecting your smile is used for oral hygiene routines includes brushing twice a day and flossing once daily as well. By using safe cleaning utensils, you can help eliminate plaque buildup and debris that may begin to collect in your mouth.

Our team at Family & Implant Dentistry looks forward to enhancing your smile with oral health care upgrades. To set up an appointment with Dr. Josh Walker at our dental office in Manhattan, Kansas, please contact our team at 785-539-5949.