oral health – Dental Hygienist

A Healthy Smile is a Beautiful Smile

If you take good care of your teeth, you should have the for the rest of your life. In order to keep your teeth and gums healthy, it is important that you practice good dental hygiene habits every day. Keeping your mouth clean is essential to having healthy gums and teeth.

The dangers of poor dental hygiene

If we do not keep up with a regular dental routine, our overall health will suffer for it. Poor dental hygiene leads to cavities, tartar, plaque and gum disease. If gum disease is not treated, it can lead to tooth loss.

Additionally, bacteria and inflammation from disease can enter into your body via your bloodstream, leading to serious medical conditions such as heart disease and diabetes. The good news is that you can lower your risk substantially by taking good care of your teeth and gums.

Keep your teeth healthy

Brushing and flossing your teeth at least twice a day will help you to eliminate harmful bacteria that can cause tartar and plaque to build up. It is a good idea to always brush your teeth and floss in the morning and just before bed.

Visit your dentist as recommended by your dental professional for a cleaning and exam. No matter how diligent you are, it’s practically impossible to clean every nook and cranny in your mouth. Thankfully, White Oak Dental has skilled, dedicated dental hygienists to help you keep bacteria, plaque and tartar under control.

Treat yourself to good health every day

Taking good care of your teeth and gums can be one of the best things that you can do for yourself. Tooth decay and dental disease can lead to many serious health issues far beyond your mouth. By sticking to a daily dental hygiene routine at home, and seeing Dr. Yoo at Calgary’s White Oak Dental on a regular basis, you will be able to keep your smile healthy for many years to come.