Regular checkups and treatments can result in huge improvements for your oral health, but there`s also a lot that you can do at home to improve the feel and appearance of your teeth. At Abbotsfield Dental in Edmonton, we know that at-home care is critical for the maintenance of healthy teeth and gums, so we’re always eager to educate you about effective oral care practices.
Brushing Your Teeth
Brushing should be done at least twice a day, at morning and at night. You may also want to brush after a meal, although be careful to wait at least an hour to brush your teeth after eating or drinking anything acidic. This is to avoid rubbing the acids into your teeth and damaging the enamel. Follow these steps to properly brush your teeth:
You don’t need to floss quite as often as you brush your teeth, but it’s still important to floss daily, ideally right before bed. Follow these steps to do it properly:
If you’re following these steps when cleaning your teeth, your dentist appointments should go more smoothly than ever. Call Abbotsfield Dental today to schedule an appointment for your next checkup.
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