What’s the best way to prevent tooth decay? Brushing and flossing every day. It’s so simple, but tooth decay and gum disease are the most common problems our Yuba City dental professionals treat. Our mouth is attacked every day by acid-eroding food and drinks. Combine these with oral bacteria and other germs constantly attacking our teeth and gums and it’s a daily battle to keep our mouths healthy. Take just one day off from your a routine of brushing and flossing and bacteria and decay start to do damage.
Battle Decay With a Winning Combination
These simple daily steps prevent tooth decay and gingivitis between dental check-ups at the Yuba City Dental Group:
Brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste for two minutes each time. Fluoride builds up tooth enamel by working with the minerals in your saliva to reinforce the teeth. Rinsing daily with a fluoride mouthwash also helps and you have better breath!
Floss every single day. Cleaning between your teeth is just as important as brushing, but many people neglect to floss daily. Flossing removes leftover bits of food stuck in your teeth, plaque and bacterial buildup where brushing can’t reach.
Your Yuba City family dentists would also like to remind you that even if you brush and floss daily, it’s still important to see us twice a year for your cleanings and exams. Daily care and regular dental check-ups are the best way to avoid dental problems that result from decay, like cavities. Our local Yuba City dental clinic specializes in making our patients comfortable, no matter their background or dental condition. Having a healthy smile is not too difficult with the help of our caring dental team. Contact us today to make an appointment and prevent tooth decay!