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Keeping up with healthy oral habits are vital to having oral health. Many people do not understand or realize the importance of oral health. More studies are being shown that negative oral health can be linked to heart attacks, diabetes, dementia, rheumatoid arthritis, and even premature birth. However, with three simple tips, you can maintain positive oral health. These tips include:

1.Brush and floss: Regularly brushing twice a day while flossing at least once a day is the best way to help your teeth stay as clean as possible. Brush those sugary treats away so your smile can shine each day.
2.Replace your toothbrush: Replacing your toothbrush regularly is another healthy way to keep harmful bacteria from residing in your mouth. As you brush your teeth, the bacteria will stick to your toothbrush, which is why it’s so important to replace your toothbrush regularly.
3.Visit your dentist regularly: Scheduling your six month dental appointments will help eliminate serious oral problems. At these appointments, your dentist will keep their eyes out for any serious problems that can be caught at the early stages of development, which will help maintain your oral health.

These three suggestions are small and simple, and can help you maintain positive oral health throughout your lifetime, if you keep up with them. Don’t let your oral health decline, keep it healthy and strong.

If you have questions about your oral health, please contact your dentist. Your dentist can assist you with any questions or concerns you have pertaining to your oral care. So, call us today at 757.222.3737 and schedule an appointment. Let us keep your smile healthy.