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Maintaining a Healthy Mouth Starts With Consistent Oral Hygiene Habits

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Preventing problems with cavities, gum disease and other oral health issues can factor heavily in your quality of life. Our dentist notes that maintaining a healthy mouth starts with practicing a consistent and effective oral hygiene routine.

Brushing your teeth twice a day as well as flossing in the evening can help to remove residual sugar and food particles as well as lingering plaque before they can contribute to problems with tooth decay and gum disease. A vigorous rinse with antiseptic mouthwash can further help to remove loosened food particles while reducing the bacterial population in your mouth.

The quality of your oral care products can also impact the overall effectiveness of your daily routine. You should always look for the American Dental Association’s Seal of Acceptance before purchasing a new oral care product. The logo can only be printed on items that have been researched and tested to meet high standards for safety as well as effectiveness.

Having a dentist like Dr. Yvonne Schulke perform a routine dental checkup twice a year is also important in the detection and prevention oral health conditions. Each of these appointments consists of a thorough dental cleaning treatment followed by a comprehensive oral examination.

If our dentist finds a problem area, they will present you with an effective treatment plan, which might also incorporate applying preventive measures.

If you live in the Marathon, Wisconsin, area and your concerns about the health of your mouth, you should call 715-443-2247 to schedule a checkup at Szmanda Dental Marathon.