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How would you assess your oral health care? Are you doing enough to keep your smile safe as much as possible? Are you taking care of your teeth and gums to advocate oral hygiene routines, lifestyle choices, and a safe and healthy diet? If you have not already done so, make a checklist of all aspects of your life in regard to your oral health and make the necessary changes as they present themselves.

The first thing you need to do is address your oral health care in regard to your oral hygiene care. Use products that are safe and effective for your teeth and gums that can adequately clean your teeth and keep them safe from plaque buildup and debris. If you struggle with traditional tools for your daily brushing and flossing routines, use easier to operate tools such as electric toothbrushes and water flossers.

After improving your oral hygiene, you will need to address your diet and any changes that you can make with it. Several substances can easily be broken down into harmful products that can easily cause dental erosion and cavities. This can include sugars and starches. Eliminate or limit these products in your diet to keep your smile safe. Also, avoid unhealthy habits in your life such as chewing or smoking tobacco as well as using drugs.

Do you have more questions about your oral health care? If so, please stop by Szmanda Dental Marathon for an oral exam from Dr. Jim Sobolewski and our team at our remarkable dentist office in Marathon, Wisconsin. You can set up your appointment by calling us at 715-443-2247.