Healthy Habits To Keep You Smiling
- October 3, 2015
Healthy Habits To Keep You Smiling
Welcome to our Concord, CA oral health blog.
It is hard to believe that another autumn has already arrived.
These days, life for California families is all about keeping up with the demands of work, school, fall sports schedules, and countless extracurricular activities.
We feel your pain.
What’s more, we understand that when you are caught up in the everyday flow of these things, it can be difficult to take time out to think about your next dental appointment.
We don’t take it personally.
But at Robert I. Hlavac, A Dental Corporation, we do try to make it easy for you. In our office on Salvio Street, we offer a whole range of preventative, cosmetic, and restorative dental services.
If you want whiter teeth, crowns, veneers, or if you just need a routine cleaning and exam in Concord, CA, you’ve come to the right place.
With over 20 years of experience in family dentistry, Dr. Hlavac is a true expert with a gentle touch and a great sense of humor, too.
We think you will find that, as a patient, we will have lots of useful educational tidbits for you as well.
In today’s blog post, we wanted to review some basic practices that everyone should be doing throughout their life to maintain their wellbeing.
Get In Front Of The Sink
At any given time, there is dangerous bacteria, tartar and plaque on the loose in your mouth.
Even small children who don’t yet have teeth are at risk.
To effectively prevent decay, gum disease, chronic bad breath, and eventual tooth loss, everyone in your family should be brushing their teeth and gums a minimum of twice a day, and for 2 minutes at a stretch.
Trust us, it’s the least you can do for your oral health.
Your Toothbrush Needs Help
It goes without saying that when you are brushing, you need to cover all the areas that you possibly can in your mouth.
Still, you won’t be able to reach everything in this manner, and dental floss is the only way to properly finish the job.
There are areas–mainly in between your teeth–where food, bacteria, plaque and tartar love to linger.
If you like your teeth, and want to hang on to them for a while, you need to add flossing to your daily drill.
You might even want to finish off your routine with some fluoride mouthwash.
A Good Dentist Is Your Best Bet
No matter how rigorously you brush, floss, and rinse your teeth, unwanted tartar, plaque and bacteria can still take hold in the hidden grooves and uncharted regions of the mouth.
To prevent unnecessary tooth decay and loss, our Concord, CA dental team provides professional teeth cleaning as part of your six month checkup.
While you are here, we also examine your mouth for signs of oral cancer and also look for indications of other health concerns elsewhere in your body.
It is always in your best interest to keep your teeth and gums in excellent condition now rather than looking for treatments later.
This will save your body and your wallet a lot of unnecessary pain!
For optimal oral health, we suggest that you are scheduling your family’s preventative appointments every 3-6 months.
Stay On The Good Road
At Robert I. Hlavac, Dental Corporation, we are passionate about giving you the healthiest, most beautiful smile possible.
Whether you are seeking a new dentist in the Concord, CA area or you haven’t been to the dentist in years, we are here to help keep you on the good road.
Contact us today to schedule your next appointment and see how easy good oral health can be.