When the time comes to improve your oral health care, be aware of what may be associated with any dental damage due to unhealthy lifestyle habits. Everything from your diet to your daily choices can influence the health of your teeth and gums, so be sure to assess all potential risks in your life and eliminate them as needed.
Anytime an oral accident or injury leaves you with dental damage, your smile will need to be repaired and restored by our dentist. Not only do you need to make sure that you are visiting our dentist for routine checkups for damage that has already occurred, but also to limit further damage that can occur.
Furthermore, improve your oral health care treatments to prevent damage that can occur on a microscopic level. Always make sure you are brushing and flossing on a daily basis and using cleaning products to limit the damage associated with harmful acids in your mouth. Usually, acids arise from the products you eat, so you also need to have nutritious meals well-balanced diet that is low in acid-causing products such as sour sweets, sugars, starches and those substances with a low pH level.
If you would like us to bring you in for a comprehensive exam to determine which treatment is right for your individual oral health care needs, please schedule an appointment at our dental office in Spokane, Washington, by calling us at 509-747-4242. Dr. Michelle Metcalf and our team want to help enhance your smile.