Best Practices For A Healthy, Beautiful Smile

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Even if you value a healthy smile, it’s easy to become lax about smile-friendly lifestyle choices. In this article from Allen Park Dental Care, our goal is for you to assess where you stand and examine whether you could step it up a notch.

Committing to oral health best practices can prevent future problems and improve your quality of life.

Brushing

Good: Brush teeth once a day.
Better: Brush teeth thoroughly after each meal.
Best: Brush after each meal and floss correctly before bed.

Dental Checkups

Good: See us if you get a toothache.
Better: See us once a year even if you don’t notice any dental troubles.
Best: Twice-yearly, have an intensive dental exam and professional dental cleaning at Allen Park Dental Care.

A White Smile

Good: Use a whitening toothpaste.
Better: Use a whitening product at home.
Best: Schedule an in-office whitening treatment.

Missing Tooth

Good enough for some people: Ignore it. (We don’t recommend this.)
Better: Get a quality dental bridge.
Best: Restore your smile with a secure and natural-functioning dental implant.

Smile-Friendly Nutrition

Good: Eat a wholesome diet.
Better: Eat a healthy diet and limit sugary snacks and beverages.
Best: Eat a wholesome diet, limit between-meal snacking, eat lots of calcium-rich foods, minimize sugar-filled foods, abstain from energy drinks and soda, and sip water throughout the day to keep acid at bay.

At Allen Park Dental Care we want the best possible dental health for each one of our patients. Services include family and cosmetic dentistry. Schedule your next checkup with us today!

Contact Szalai & Szalai DDS – Allen Park Dental Care:

313-367-1151

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

5329 Allen Rd
Allen Park, Michigan
48101

 

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