Smile Therapy: Aging and Dental Health

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Monitoring oral health as you age is extremely important to ensure that you receive the necessary care to keep your teeth and gums going strong for the rest of your life. If you should have any issues with your oral health care, always be sure to visit your dentist for routine examinations and tips on how to improve your cleaning routines. Also, remember to make sure you’re eating right as well.

As you age, it is important to make sure you’re using adequate tools to continue to brush your mouth effectively. This includes sturdy and reliable cleaning utensils for brushing, flossing, and other needs your smile may have. Ideally, you should be brushing twice a day and flossing once a day as well. Use non-abrasive toothpaste along with brushes that have soft bristles.

Always make time to visit your dentist, so they continue to monitor your oral health and give you the necessary guidelines to keep your smile strong. This includes routine checkups and professional cleanings. In addition, ask your dentist about suggestions or other oral health care treatment tips to enhance your smile. This includes dietary suggestions and lifestyle recommendations.

Take the time to speak with Quail Ridge Dental to learn which oral health care procedures are right for you. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Jeffery Carver and our team at our dentist office in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, you can give us a call at 928-855-5042.