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Trying to break a cavity streak? It can be tricky to stave off decay, especially if you’re not getting to the root of the problem. If you’re drinking acidic beverages nonstop each day, no amount of brushing and flossing is going to make a big difference (and could actually damage enamel that has been softened by acidity). Instead of taking stabs in the dark, consider a set of tips that could make a difference. We’ve put together a list of some of the most effective changes patients can make to improve their oral health. These tips don’t require expensive purchases or a significant amount of work, and they can make a big difference.
Feel like you’re out of touch with your oral health? Schedule your next exam today to get back on track. You can discuss your health with your hygienist and Dr. Baudean, and receive personalized tips on ways to improve your health at home. We want you to be able to build a disease-free smile, and we’re here to help in any way we can.
Expert Tips to Boost Cavity Prevention
Daily Steps Toward a Stronger Smile
Many patients take the “floss for a week before my dental exam” approach. But while this may be a temporary fix, it’s not going to lead to long-term health. The small things that you do every day add up to a lifelong smile. This means that your diet, daily oral hygiene, and treatment of your teeth are consistently important.
You don’t have to change everything about your life to achieve a healthy smile. Start with the first tip and gradually work your way down the list. If you’re ever uncertain about how to tweak your hygiene, diet, or other habits, simply contact us.