A new year is a great time to make positive changes in your life. And one of the best ways to improve your health is to focus on proper oral care.
As the calendar flips to 2022, many people will make resolutions to improve their well-being, and their dental health should not be an exception. By committing to thorough oral hygiene and healthy eating habits, you can reduce the likelihood of developing oral conditions like tooth decay and gum disease.
Consistency is key when establishing new habits. Brush your teeth twice every day for two minutes – usually after meals and before bedtime – with fluoride toothpaste. Brush your tongue as well to remove any harmful bacteria in your mouth.
In addition, floss your teeth once a day to remove any food particles stuck between your teeth and gum line. These simple daily habits are imperative to your oral health. But, there are other things you can do to ensure your dental health doesn’t deteriorate.
What you eat can contribute to various oral diseases as harmful bacteria feed off sugar and starches. By choosing healthier foods, you can reduce the bacteria in your mouth.
Ways to practice a healthy diet include:
Making a New Year’s resolution to improve your oral health is a fantastic decision for your mouth and overall health. At Dental Image Therapy Centres, our team offers comprehensive dentistry for your whole family. We’re excited to help you reach your New Year’s resolutions.
This new year, commit to visiting your dentist every six months for regular dental checkups. It will likely save you some money and pain by preventing oral diseases. When it comes to keeping your teeth strong and healthy, your dentist knows best – so, schedule a dental appointment today!
Are you ready to turn your bad habits into healthy ones? Book an appointment with us now and start the new year right! You can find our Winnipeg clinics at St. Vital Centre and Garden City Shopping Centre.
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