Even if you value a healthy smile in Lake Jackson, it’s easy to become somewhat lax about smile-friendly lifestyle choices. In today’s article, our goal is for you to assess where you stand and look at whether you could step it up a notch. Committing to oral health best practices can prevent future problems and benefit your quality of life.
Good: Brush teeth once a day.
Better: Brush teeth properly after each meal.
Best: Brush after each meal and floss correctly before bed.
Good: See your dentist if you get a toothache.
Better: See Dr. Elrod once a year even if you don’t notice any dental problems.
Best: Twice-yearly, have an intensive dental exam and professional dental cleaning at Distinctive Dental Services.
A White Smile
Good: Use a whitening toothpaste.
Better: Use a tooth whitening system at home.
Best: Schedule an in-office tooth whitening treatment.
Good: Get a quality dental bridge.
Better: Consult with Dr. Elrod to find out if you are a good candidate for an implant.
Best: Restore your smile with a beautiful, secure, and natural-functioning dental implant.
Good: Eat a wholesome diet.
Better: Eat a healthy diet and limit sugary snacks and beverages.
Best: Eat a nutritious diet, limit between-meal snacking, eat lots of calcium-rich foods, limit sugary snacks, abstain from energy drinks and soda, and sip water throughout the day to keep acid at bay.
At Distinctive Dental Services, we are dedicated to the best in general and cosmetic dentistry. We also strive to help our patients achieve healthy smiles in Lake Jackson. Our team invites you to call 979-297-0337 to schedule an appointment. We offer a variety of dental services such as cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, root canals, and more. We look forward to meeting you.