Yes, you can easily improve your dental hygiene at home. The following points below will help you practice good oral hygiene, if you have any further questions give our team at West Beach Dental a call:

  1. Brush twice a day for at least two minutes.
  2. Floss daily to remove plaque from places your toothbrush can’t reach.
  3. Eat a healthy diet to provide the nutrients necessary (vitamins A and C, in particular) to prevent gum disease.
  4. Avoid cigarettes and smokeless tobacco, which are known to contribute to gum disease and oral cancer.
  5. Visit the dentist regularly for cleanings and exams. This is one of the most effective ways to detect the early signs of gum disease.