Important Things To Remember About Dental Health This Year

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dental healthDental health is one of the last things that most people want to think about. Brushing, flossing and eating healthy are all important as well as keeping up on dental cleanings and exams. 1dental put together a list of things that will help you remember about your dental health this new year.

One important thing for your dental health is to find a good dentist. It’s difficult to know where to start.  One great tip is to take recommendations.  Word of mouth is one of the best ways to find a great dentist. Some other things to keep in mind are the location, schedule, staff, cleanliness, cost and if they accept your insurance.

Another important thing to remember about dental health is regular flossing and brushing.  But don’t stop there, using mouthwash can also benefit your health by decreasing cavities, disinfecting the mouth and preventing gum disease. Some healthy foods that will benefit your oral health are milk, yogurt, nuts, oranges, apples, cheese and mushrooms.

Some things that may be harmful to your dental health are coffee, swimming, over brushing, diet pills, chewing ice, nail biting and smoking.  Sodas are also harmful to your teeth because of the acid.

Another thing to keep in mind is the connection between exercise and oral health.  How healthy your mouth is will affect the health of your entire body.

What To Remember For Your Dental Care This Year|1Dental

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