2+2+2 Tips to Brush Your Way to a Healthier Smile!
||Brush for 2 minutes at least 2 times a day using a fluoridated toothpaste and a soft-bristled toothbrush.
||Use proper technique. Hold your toothbrush at a slight angle against your teeth. Use small circular motions on the front of your teeth and sweeping motions on your gums and the
back of your teeth.
||Replace your toothbrush! Switch to a new toothbrush every 3-4 months or sooner if the bristles become frayed.
||Eat healthy because a diet low in sugars and high in fruits and vegetables supports a healthy smile. If you eat sugary or sticky foods, brush immediately after or rinse with water.
||Visit your dentist at least 2 times a year!
Fluoride occurs naturally in the water - just not always at high enough levels to strengthen the enamel of teeth. That's why it is added to the central, public water supply by so many communities in the U.S. Strong teeth equals fewer trips to the dentist. Get the facts and share them with your community
You have a lot to think about during pregnancy but staying on top of your dental needs is critical since pregnancy can take a toll on your teeth and gums. Make sure to tell your dentist that you are pregnant and about any changes you have noticed because if your mouth is healthy, it's a good bet your baby's mouth will be healthy too.
Babies & Kids
Creating a dental routine early can ensure a lifetime of healthy smiles for your child. Baby teeth are important teeth, and cavity prevention starts even before the first tooth appears. By teaching your children the benefits of brushing and flossing, you are putting them on a course to be mouth wise for Life.
Preteens and Young Adults
A bright, healthy smile is a big part of looking your best. It's up to you to do the brushing and flossing to get there! Take care of your teeth and gums today, and you'll never have to worry about that. Your smile will speak for itself.
Adults under 60
Taking care of your teeth and gums isn't just about preventing cavities or bad breath. The mouth is a gateway into your body's overall health. And since gum disease and other health problems may be linked, brushing and flossing are more important than ever. See your dentist regularly to keep your smile, and yourself, healthy.
Adults over 60
Thanks to good oral health habits, more adults are keeping their natural teeth their entire lives. The key is prevention. Dental needs of senior adults include a connection between a healthy body and a healthy mouth. Remember your oral health. It's an important part of being mouth wise for Life.