Beneficial Oral Health Habits

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Do you wonder if there is anything you could do to keep your mouth—or your child’s mouth—stronger? Do you know what might help with you improve your oral health? If you are interested in answers to questions such as these, we have good news: there probably is something you can do.
For example, did you know that eating the right kind of foods can influence your smile and even help keep your teeth clean? To improve your oral health, try to incorporate more healthy fats and oils into your diet and make sure you’re getting enough calcium and vitamin D. Conversely, sugary food and drinks actually increase the bad bacteria in your mouth and can damage your smile before you even have time to brush.
You probably understand that you need to brush and floss your teeth every day if you want to keep your family’s teeth healthy and strong. You see, if you don’t floss the food and particles stuck between your teeth, they could eventually lead to tooth decay, such as cavities. You may also consider choosing the best mouthwash for your teeth.
On a similar note, if you can instill these principles into your children while they are young, they’ll be far more likely to enjoy good oral health throughout their life. Similarly, because oral health and overall health are connected, you could be helping your child enjoy better overall health as well.
If you have questions or concerns about your oral health, please come talk to our dentist, Dr. Paul Tetting and our team. We will be happy to give you individualized advice. Just call Tetting & Tetting, DDS at 920-739-9612 to schedule an appointment.