Oral Health Tips

June 17, 2015

Amused baby boy (9-12 months) smiling, posing in studio, close-up, portrait

Take your child for his or her first visit to the dentist when the first tooth appears, and definitely no later than 12 months of age.

June 17, 2015

sugar_spoonIf you’re planning to eat sugar, eat it immediately after a meal. Your mouth produces extra saliva during meals that can wash sugar off teeth surfaces.

June 17, 2015

Keep portable floss picks in your pocket or purse so you can floss on the go, or leave them near the couch to use while watching TV.

June 17, 2015

Intial-dental-visitPeople with diabetes are at higher risk of developing gum disease and should visit their dentist two or more times a year for checkups.

June 17, 2015

Adults and children should be brushing their teeth for two minutes, two times per day, preferably in the morning after waking up and again before bed.