A healthy mouth is an integral aspect of a healthy life. That’s why Spartan Family Dentistry in Bixby, Oklahoma is delighted to tell you the perfect formula for excellent teeth.
This formula is no secret. It’s the same one that has been likely taught to you since you were a small child. It’s all about an effective oral hygiene routine, founded on brushing twice each day and flossing each evening.
If you are already doing this, good for you! Keep reading, though. We might give you some pointers that you’ve been missing. If you know what to do but aren’t doing it, we hope these words will serve as a healthy reminder.
When brushing your teeth, use a soft bristled toothbrush designed to reach all of your teeth. Fluoride toothpaste will help strengthen your tooth enamel. You’ll also want to use a brand with micro abrasives. Please brush each individual tooth in small circles to clean away bacterial matter from all surfaces of the tooth.
There are all kinds of floss to choose from – waxed and unwaxed, flavored and unflavored, picks or water flossers. Choose whichever style suits your personal taste. The American Dental Association recommends that you floss at night so that all the food and plaque from the day can be freed from your teeth before you sleep.
Your bi-annual dental cleaning and exam is also important for maintaining long-term oral health. Our dental team will clean away tartar and plaque from your teeth and gums and catch any problems developing quickly.
If you are anxious about any aspect of your oral health, do not hesitate to call 918-366-3777 to schedule a dental checkup with Dr. Martin Trockel today!