Do you ever wonder about the effects that time has on your teeth? Unfortunately, as with every other part of our body, our teeth can wear out over time. However, there are plenty of methods and oral health treatments you can employ to ensure your teeth will remain strong and last a lifetime.
The most important thing you can do is brush and floss your teeth every day of your life. The American Dental Association recommends that you brush your teeth twice daily for about 2 minutes per session, and floss every day for at least 2 to 3 minutes per session making sure to clean between and around every tooth.
Eating healthy will also ensure your teeth will last longer. Avoid products that can harm your teeth such as acidic foods and sugary products. Your teeth may weaken as you age, so you should avoid foods that can easily crack or fracture your teeth. This includes hard candies and corn on the cob. Also, stop dangerous habits to your oral health such as smoking tobacco and using drugs.
For an oral examination at Huthwaite & Huthwaite, D.M.D., PC at our dentist office in Gainesville, Georgia, please book an appointment with Dr. Lance W. Huthwaite and our team by calling 770-536-8868. We look forward to hosting your smile!