Smart Dental Health Tips for You and Your Family | Snohomish Family Dentist

In order to help your family members prevent cavities and gum disease, you can teach them way to take good care of their teeth in between dental visits. Use the following set of care tips in order to give everyone in your family a good start on maintaining excellent oral health!

Practice Good Eating Habits

According to the American Dental Association, keeping a balanced and nutritional diet is a necessary phase of caring for your teeth. Try and consume foods that are high in calcium and protein such as dairy products and lean meats. These play an important part in protecting and rebuilding your tooth enamel.

Steer clear of foods that have excessive amounts of sugar or a high acidic level. Foods and drinks like that may lead to tooth decay. Opt of fresh fruit if you need a sugar fix.

Make Sure Your Water Contains Fluoride

Fluoride is a mineral that has been proven to protect teeth from tooth decay and prevent cavities in both children and adults. Tap water is fluoridated, and so it is actually recommended that individuals optimize that free fluoride.

Follow these two simple steps and you should see a major improvement in yours and your families overall oral health!

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