Oral hygiene is the foundation of good dental health. Brushing and flossing regularly is the best way to keep your Spring smile healthy and clean. Consider this your personal tutorial on the art of dental hygiene, instructed by the doctors and expert hygienists at Spring Creek Dentistry.
Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Floss, and Mouthwash
Before we talk technique, we need to make sure you have the right tools for the job. You’re going to need a toothbrush, fluoride toothpaste, and floss. Pick whatever floss is most comfortable for you and any toothpaste that you like, provided it has fluoride. Mouthwash is not required, but some Spring residents really like the extra health boost you get from a good swish and gargle.
How do you pick a good toothbrush? Here are the basics:
Floss Like a Boss
The Spring Creek dentistry team reminds us to floss before brushing. That way you can ensure that the particles and bacteria unearthed during flossing will be removed during the expert brushing session that follows. Make sure to floss at least once a day.
Here’s how to floss:
Expert Brushing Techniques
We’ve talked toothbrushes, floss, and toothpaste, so now it’s time to teach the fine folks of Spring how to brush like a dentist. Here we go!
If you have any questions or would like to come in for a professional cleaning, give us a call at Spring Creek Dentistry today!