12 Tips for Good Oral Health All 2024

Our team of educated Dentists, Hygienists and Dental Assistants have compiled 12 oral hygiene tips that will help you maintain a healthy, white smile all year long!

1. Tip #1: Brush Twice Daily

 
 
 
 
 
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Start your oral care journey with the basics – Brush Twice a Day! Using a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste, those gentle circular motions will keep your smile shining bright. It’s not just a routine; it’s a healthy habit!

Tip #2: Floss Everyday

 
 
 
 
 
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Flossing isn’t just a dance move; it’s a game-changer for your smile! Dive between those pearly whites to sweep away hidden plaque and keep gums happy.

Tip #3: Choose the Right Toothbrush

 
 
 
 
 
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Optimal oral care starts with the right tools! Choose a soft-bristled, small-headed brush to prevent damage to tooth enamel and gum irritation. Achieve a thorough clean for a happier, healthier mouth!

 

Tip #4: Change Your Toothbrush Regularly

 
 
 
 
 
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Keep that smile shining bright! Remember to swap out your toothbrush or head every 3-4 months, or sooner if those bristles start to fray. A fresh brush means optimal cleaning for a radiant smile.

 

Tip #5: Stay Hydrated

 
 
 
 
 
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Hydration is the key to a happy mouth! Did you know water washes away food particles, stimulates saliva to neutralize acids, and prevents bad breath by keeping your mouth hydrated? This is your reminder to fill up that water bottle!

 

Tip #6: Enjoy Sugar in Moderation

 
 
 
 
 
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Excessive sugar can lead to cavities, so indulge wisely. If you enjoy sweets, try to brush your teeth afterward to minimize the impact!

 

Tip #7: Regular Dentist Appointments

 
 
 
 
 
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Prioritize your pearly whites! Routine dental check-ups are your secret weapon for preventive care. Early detection, thorough cleanings, and personalized advice – it’s the key to keeping your smile in top shape.

 

Tip #8: Alcohol Free Mouthwash

 
 
 
 
 
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Elevate your oral care game with mouthwash! Mouthwash complements your oral care routine by reaching areas your toothbrush might miss. Opt for an antimicrobial or fluoride mouthwash to supercharge your daily routine. Cheers to a fresh and healthy smile!

 

Tip #9: Protect Your Teeth

 
 
 
 
 
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Game on, protect that smile! A must-have for contact sports: a mouthguard! Safeguard your teeth from potential injuries and keep that winning grin intact during all your games.

Tip #10: Avoid Tobacco & Vapes

 
 
 
 
 
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Not only does tobacco stain teeth, but it also contributes to gum disease and increases the risk of oral cancers. Quitting is one of the best things you can do for your oral health!

Tip #11: Watch Your Diet

 
 
 
 
 
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Nourish your smile from the inside out! A balanced diet isn’t just good for your body—it’s a recipe for a radiant smile too! Load up on calcium-rich foods and keep sugar in check for strong, happy teeth. Your beautiful smile starts with what you eat!

Tip #12: Stay Educated & Ask Questions

 
 
 
 
 
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Knowledge is your smile’s best ally! Stay informed about the latest in oral health by asking your dentist about specific concerns, the right oral care products, and any new developments in dental care.

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