Preventive dentistry is maintaining practices like cleaning and examination of your gums and teeth regularly. It is important that you do this things in order to achieve and keep a good oral health. Oral health is also reflective of your overall health.
Most dental problems start painless, visiting your dentist at least once a year to take an exam will benefit you by detecting any problem right away and taking care of it before it becomes a more serious problem. Different practices are taken with every patient due to their personal health, but the goal is always achieving a healthy smile.
Habit # 1
Brush daily with fluoride paste at least twice a day, or with every meal, and don’t forget your tongue.
Habit # 3
Floss daily to clean the tight spaces between the teeth.
Habit # 4
Eat a balanced diet limit the sugar intake to avoid creating bacteria and include calcium to prevent developing a gum disease.
Habit # 5
Take oral cancer screenings to detect any possible signs of cancer at an early stage.