When it comes to the proper caring for your child’s teeth, then the parents hold the complete responsibility until a child is old enough to do it themself. Once a child’s teeth begin to emerge inside the mouth, they need to take care for just like adult teeth. That means that as early as 4-6 months when the first baby tooth appears inside the mouth which the parents need to be brushing their child’s teeth.
As we welcome 2017, the biggest task we encourage our patients at Prescott Family Dentistry to add to their new year’s resolution is daily flossing.
One easy way to accomplish this is creating a place in your shower for your floss. Actually the shower is the best place to floss quickly without worrying about creating a mess.
Another tip is to create a nightly reminder on your smartphone. Create the reminder for a time when you are usually getting ready for bed. As hectic as our days may be, the time we get ready for sleep is generally always the same.
By flossing you improve your gums and your overall health. Using that stringy stuff called (Floss) is essential of taking care of your body. Besides the obvious reasons like removing plaque, food and helping improve your breath… the Department of Health also affirmed flossing is an important oral hygiene practice.
According to the American Dental Association (ADA), Inter-dental cleaners such as floss are an essential part of your oral hygiene. Cleaning between teeth removes plaque that can lead to cavities and gum disease from the area that toothbrush cannot reach. Inter-dental cleaning is proven to help with removing debris that can contribute to buildup of plaque.
Here at Prescott Family Dentistry we focus on building our patients long-term oral health. Your goal of having perfect teeth starts with good dentistry, routine cleanings and daily flossing. We recommend all of our patients to floss once a day . For every
patient that visit our Fort Mill dental office, we ensure to educate on how and the best technique on flossing.
If you are interested in a dental consultation, basic teeth cleaning or would like to learn more about the best ways to floss call us or fill out our form online.
There are many causes for teeth discoloration but there are teeth whitening procedures to help remove the stains on your teeth and restore your smile’s beauty and brilliance. Here at Prescott Family Dentistry, you do not have to be bothered by yellowed or stained teeth because we a high quality professional teeth cleaning treatment that will bring in visible and fast results. (more…)
Braces has become so popular that a lot of people, even little kids are enticed to have their own braces. However, there are some aspects that you must understand before you get braces. These will determine whether you have to get braces or not. (more…)
You look in the mirror and notice that there is a damage on your teeth. Then you’ll think, it’s been a while since you’ve seen a dentists and you’d want to improve your smile. But which one will work best for you? Veneers, crowns or bridge? (more…)