To ensure your smile has the best chance for oral health care success, be sure to enhance every aspect of your oral health care lifestyle. This includes maintaining dietary habits, frequent visits to your dentist, and regular cleanings every day.
Never let your oral health fall into disrepair. The good news is with proper help and treatment, you can reverse poor oral health. Protecting your teeth from dental erosion is one of the critical steps to ensuring that cavities will not arise. Cavities are present when a hole in the tooth enamel forms. Thus, it is always essential to make sure you are protecting your smile by limiting the risk of dental erosion and harmful acids in your mouth.
Harmful acids are often present due to the foods and drinks you consume. If you’re not careful, sugars and products can be converted by plaque and bacteria into harmful acids that will chew through your tooth enamel. Furthermore, it is essential to avoid sugars as well as products that are overly sticky to your teeth. Extremely sticky foods or products will linger in your mouth for long periods of time after you have eaten, which can give rise to further tooth decay.
Always make sure you’re doing what you can to limit the risks caused by harmful acids in your mouth. To help keep your mouth clean, always make sure you’re brushing your mouth twice a day. Use an effective toothbrush that can reach all corners of your mouth with soft bristles so additional abrasion will not occur. When flossing your teeth, always make sure to use a shed-resistant floss or an interdental cleaner such as a water flosser.
Climb to the top of the oral health care ladder with cavity prevention treatments. Make sure to take diligent care of your cavity prevention treatments, so that your smile can last for as long as you do. For more information about cavity prevention treatments, or to schedule a comprehensive oral examination with Dr. Anderson Lane and our team at Anderson Lane Dental, give us a call at 512.459.4347. Our dentist office is located in Austin, Texas. We are always happy to take your call and help your smile stay cavity free.