New Year - Self Care and Dentistry

New Year - Self Care and Dentistry

Posted by Ken Caryl Dentistry on Feb 24 2021, 05:45 AM

Everyone loves to make new year resolutions, right? And, for most people, the most common resolution out there is right self-care.

But, self-care is not just about keeping your skin clean, losing weight, or starting regular exercise. Yes, these are some of the important things when we talk about self-care, but there is another genre in self-care where people tend to give less importance. 

What's that? We are talking about dental hygiene. Keeping your dental hygiene neat and clean is one of the prime requirements. Taking good care of your oral health not only makes sure that you have a good set of teeth and gum but it also boosts your self-confidence. In this article, let us discuss self-care and dentistry. 

Routine Dental Cleanings

This year, make sure that you make time and visit your dentist in littleton regularly for a routine check-up. Most people see their dentist only at the time of toothache or any other problem. As a result, they end up spending more than they would have paid during the regular visit. The primary reason is that a dental problem only shows up during the severe stage, and the only way to combat this issue is by paying a visit to your dentist. 

Brush Every Day Twice 

Since childhood, we have been taught that brushing your teeth twice a day is one of the necessities to keep your teeth and gum clean, but some forget to do it in the daily schedule of life. When you brush after food, it makes sure that all the food that remains on the teeth is removed, which otherwise could become plaque, so in this new year's list of resolutions, add a point of brushing your teeth twice a day. 

Floss your Teeth

Flossing can be tedious, but trust me, it has some amazing effects on your dental health. When you floss, you make sure that all the invisible food particles between the teeth are removed, leaving no space for the plaque. And make sure to follow the basic guideline of how to floss the teeth. 

Eat a balanced diet

What you eat also plays a major role in deciding how your dental health is going to be. One can start by reducing sugar intake, which makes sure that the plaque build-up will be reduced substantially. We know that changing the diet overnight is next to impossible, you can start with the baby steps, and in just a matter of months, you will see yourself getting adhered to a well-maintained healthy diet. 


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