New Year Habits For Oral Health

shutterstock_158016329It is not too late to make some important resolutions. You can resolve to make some New Year habits for good oral health.
Address Dental Concerns. Perhaps you have a dental issue, but have been waiting for the right time to talk to your dentist about it. The New Year is the ideal time to discuss your concerns. Whether you want teeth whitening, wonder if you need braces, or have another dental issue, make an appointment to address it with your dentist.
Practice Good Oral Habits. With your busy schedule, you may have been skipping your home oral care routines occasionally. Resolve to make dental care a priority. Today is not too soon to begin practicing this resolution. Do not wait until you experience problems to start flossing and brushing at least twice every day.
Tips For Your Children. Even if your children are too young to understand New Year’s resolutions, they are not too young to learn about daily dental care. If your children did not receive dental care products as holiday gifts, present each child with his own oral care supplies and encourage him to use the supplies responsibly.
Have You Visited The Dentist Recently?

If you have been procrastinating over making an appointment, start the New Year right. Call the dentist for an appointment, and continue with this habit at least twice each year.

Ask for a complete examination, and an evaluation of your total oral health. Your dentist can advise you on any dental problems that need to be corrected or treated. You can have your teeth cleaned at the dentist’s office and greatly reduce your risk of tooth decay and gum disease.

Resolve To Use The Correct Products

Perhaps your old toothbrush should be replaced, or the toothpaste you have been using for years does not provide the results you want. Now is the time to dispose of old products and purchase new, better supplies. When you have the right products, oral care will be easier and more effective.
The New Year is a time for improvement. These tips can improve your oral health, and make 2016 a healthy year for your entire family.

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