Home In on Good At-Home Dental Care

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When you want a healthy smile, brushing or flossing once in a while simply isn’t enough. In addition to regular professional check-ups, you need to take a few minutes each day at home to properly care for your teeth. Discover the best and easiest ways to take care of your teeth at home.

Daily Dental Care Benefits

Some people think that healthy teeth take a lot of time and effort, but the truth is that a healthy smile only requires three things. The first is the best dentist for you. Once you’ve found an affordable dentist, you need to visit him for regular check-ups and cleanings. The third part of a healthy smile is dental care at home. The purpose of oral hygiene at home is to keep your smile healthy by providing these benefits:

  • Eliminate plaque from teeth and gums.
  • Prevent gum disease.
  • Fight cavities.
  • Improve bad breath.
  • Lower the risk of infections in the gum tissue and bone around teeth.
  • Avoid major dental problems.

5 Important Dental Care Habits

You need good tools to have good teeth. Yet everyone has different needs, so ask an affordable dentist which dental tools are the right ones for you. Then follow these tried-and-true tips to keep your smile healthy at home:

  • Use an ADA-approved toothbrush, floss, toothpaste, mouthwash, and other dental cleaning tools.
  • Brush your teeth twice a day at least, once in the morning and once at night.
  • Spend at least two minutes brushing your teeth.
  • Floss at least once a day to clean between teeth.
  • Maintain your at-home dental care routine by getting regular cleanings from the best dentist for you.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Baltimore, call Dental One Associates of Maryland today at (855) 979-3336 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Baltimore. With 12 affiliated practices throughout Maryland, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates of Maryland, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Dental One Associates of Maryland.

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