Higganum Oral Home Care: Practical Tips to Attaining Your Kind of Appealing SmileJuly 15, 2013
There is a general agreement among human beings that the act of smiling increases the attraction value of a person. But as to what makes a certain person’s smile appealing, there seems to be intangible factors behind that – is it about the timing and delivery of the smile? Nobody seems to know for sure. However, there is quite an agreement that owning a set of healthy and clean teeth is almost a prerequisite to an appealing smile. Hence, if you desire to be a desirable person both physically and personality wise, perhaps you should consider keeping your teeth and gums constantly healthy.
It is not just about what your dentist does to your teeth and gums that would determine the overall state of your oral health. Rather, the things you do at home before visiting a dental office would have more impact upon the kind of smile you have. Moreover, there are instances when it is already too late for your dentist to undergo any dental treatment or remedy.
If you want a more sustainable kind of healthy smile, here are some practical tips that you may do at home to achieve that dental goal:
Plaque Can Attack
They may appear as harmless, film-like formations of bacteria, but then looks can be deceiving. If left untouched for long, the plaque substances may develop into tartar (calculus) and cause tooth decay which may eventually lead to gum problems and permanent tooth loss. While surface plaque can be cleaned via thorough brushing, those located in between teeth and other hard-to-reach portions of your mouth may gradually turn into little dental monsters.
Thus if you feel that you are developing a plaque situation, you should master the skill of flossing. To master it, you may practice flossing while being blindfolded, as this can later enable you to floss while in your car or even in bed. You may floss at least once per day, but it is much preferable if you can perform the same habit right after very meal.
Furthermore, another possible approach to plaque prevention is to lessen their formation in the first place. Plaque is basically a combination of starchy and sugary food debris plus the saliva and other bacteria inside your mouth. So if you can lower your intake of sweet foods and increase water intake, then so much the better for your dental health – after all, saliva is the most effective natural cleaner right inside your mouth.
Higganum Dentist Dr. Keith Campbell espouses these home care treatments and remedies. If you visit his dental office for your semi-annual dental check-up, he will present and explain more dental care tips to you. This is no way a comprehensive list of his Higganum oral home care suggestions and recommendations, but this is a good start since it covers one of the potent dental health enemies: plaque and all its later variants. The experienced and skilled Dr. Campbell also performs topnotch dental procedures if the dental situation is already beyond home care.
Visit us now for an initial consultation and let us help you come up with an individualized dental care plan. There’s a lot of ways to connect with us — via phone, email, or through our Facebook page! Call us now at (860) 345-2282 or fill out this contact form to book an appointment with us.