By Dr Hashmita Bagga.

Oral hygiene is more than just preventing cavities. At Raceview Dental, Ipswich we take a comprehensive approach in oral hygiene. Maintaining healthy teeth and gums is a part of maintaining your overall well being.

Healthy teeth and gums = A Healthy body!

At Raceview dental we believe prevention is better than cure. Proper care and maintenance will help you achieve healthy teeth and gums.

The best way to look after your teeth and to avoid painful and expensive treatment is to have regular six monthly check ups. This helps to avoid major dental treatments by allowing us to find and prevent major problems before they progress. A good oral hygiene regime and diet are vital factors that help to keep your teeth and gums healthy. We support patients to achieve good oral health with our preventative and maintenance programme which means you get notified once your 6 monthly recall appointment is due.

Our top tips to help you achieve a healthy smile.
o Visit us every six months
o Brush thoroughly twice daily, using a fluoride toothpaste – don’t forget the inside surface of your teeth!
o Use a soft toothbrush – its gentler on your gums!
o Remember to brush your tongue, this will help remove bacteria, keeping your breath fresh
o Replace your toothbrush every three to four months
o Floss daily
o Eat a balanced diet and avoid sugary snacks in between meals
o Limit your consumption of fizzy drinks
o Drink plenty of water

If you have any further questions or would like any more information on any aspect of this blog post, please don’t hesitate to come in and see us. Call 3202 4566! Happy brushing 🙂

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