Frank Salvatore
Health and Lifestyle

Healthy Smile

April 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Not everyone has dental coverage in their health plan and even the most routine procedures can cost hundreds of dollars at the dentist. To keep your teeth healthy and your smile bright make oral hygiene a priority and routine.

Brushing and flossing daily will prevent nearly all dental health problems. It only takes a few minutes and if you develop a routine oral hygiene will become a habit that you won’t want to give up. Developing this healthy habit will reduce the time and trips you make to the dentist. Although regular checkups are recommended, a good routine will allow your visits to be short and sweet. Checkups help to keep you on track and your dentist is able to catch any problems before they become too large and too expensive.

Brushing

  • Brush your teeth twice a day preferably after meals to remove food left behind.
  • Brush every surface of your tooth.
  • Make sure you brush for at least 60 seconds.
  • Use a fluoride toothpaste no matter what your age.
  • Hold your toothbrush at






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