When it comes to your teeth, you want the absolute best for them right? Our team also wants the best for your teeth, which is why we are going to give you some dental essentials you should be using daily to keep your teeth looking their best.
It’s no surprise that your toothbrush and toothpaste are one of the best ways you can keep your teeth clean. For your toothbrush, most dentists recommend using a soft bristled toothbrush for adults and children. These soft bristles are effective at removing plaque and stains from your teeth, unlike hard or firm bristles.
For your toothpaste, it’s a good idea to go ahead and talk with your dentist about what type of toothpaste will work best for your teeth. When you are at the store, always choose toothpaste that contains fluoride and has the ADA Seal of Acceptance. Fluoride is essential for fighting decay and preventing cavities.
Floss is essential for plaque removal and maintaining the health of your gums. If you aren’t flossing yet, now may be a good time to do so. Next time you’re at the store, consider buying nylon (multifilament) which is typically the standard dental floss or PTFE (monofilament) floss that can be more expensive but works well between teeth because of its strength.
Last but not least, your mouthwash. Mouthwash is a great way to not keep your breath fresh but also help remove bacteria that resides in your mouth. There are several varieties of mouthwash on the market today. Bacteria-fighting rinse can be great to fight off gum disease or infection or rinses that contain fluoride can help in the prevention of tooth decay (cavities).
Complete your dental health with a professional dental cleaning by giving our office a call today at 310-286-2241!