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Your oral health can depend on making sure you’re making the right decisions when it comes to taking care of your teeth and gums. Not only do you need to assess various aspects of your life, but you should also assess your diet and eliminate any unhealthy habits in your life.

Did you know an oral hygiene plan that includes brushing twice daily and flossing once a day can dramatically lower your risk for various oral health problems and issues? It’s true, so make sure that you’re cleaning your mouth out every day. As a supplemental cleaning tool, try using mouthwash after meals. Furthermore, you can help spur on the production of saliva to help protect your mouth through the use of chewing gum or by consuming crunchy foods that are high in water.

In regard to your diet, you might eliminate any unhealthy products that can lead to dental erosion or gum disease. Avoid products that not only stick to your teeth and gums or those containing unhealthy substances such as sugars or starches, but you can also dramatically improve your oral health and keep your smile safe from various risks associated with gum disease and cavities.

If you would like to have your oral health assessed by our team at North Mesquite Dental, please book an appointment with us at our dental office. To set up a visit with Dr. Tina Foss and our team in Mesquite, Texas, please contact us at 972-686-6477.