26 Jan It’s All In The Smile – Proper Dental Hygiene
The state of our teeth has a big impact on our confidence. We smile when we’re happy, satisfied and confident. Being around people who smile uplifts our spirits and it makes an individual appear approachable, more confident and relaxed.
Proper Dental Hygiene
Proper dental hygiene and health is important and the benefits outweigh a solely beautiful smile. Taking care of your teeth is as important as how you care for your body. Healthy teeth and gums are less susceptible to injury, infection, pain this require less, expensive dental work in the future.
Proper dental care and hygiene include:
- Dental visits every six months for oral examination and thorough cleaning
- Flossing daily
- Brushing your teeth at least 2 times daily using fluoride toothpaste
- Avoid food and drinks that can stain your teeth or wear off teeth enamel
- Rinse mouth regularly with water or mouthwash
- Stop smoking
Stained or discoloured teeth with large gaps are unpleasant aesthetically and for such instances, cosmetic dentistry would be the way to fix it.
- Dental Implants
- Teeth whitening
- Porcelain crowns
- Porcelain veneers
Compared to crooked teeth, straight teeth are easier to clean. There would also be fewer hard to reach area in the mouth for germs, bacteria or plague to grow, protecting you from cavities, tooth decay and gum disease. When teeth are properly aligned, the natural wear and tear of chewing is evenly distributed and can keep you from dental issues. Straight teeth protect your jaw by reducing the risk of over and under-bites