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Are your oral health care treatments being employed effectively? When thinking about your oral health care, it’s always a good idea to look at different things that you are doing and asking yourself what you can do to improve the health of your teeth and gums. If you have any issues with your oral health, it could be linked to problems with your oral hygiene, your diet, or your lifestyle choices. To rebuild and restore your smile, make sure you’re applying effective preventive and protective techniques.

Always make sure you are employing the necessary care to your smile when eating foods. Although we often think of the dangers associated with cavities and sugars, food can also damage your smile if it is too tough to bite into and you do so anyway. If you believe that a product is too tough or hard, exercise caution when chewing or biting into it.

Various lifestyle habits including using drugs or tobacco can damage your smile. Due to the risks associated with various activities, eliminate them from your life. Furthermore, always wear the necessary oral appliances and safety gear when involved in any activities that can lead to oral accidents and injuries. Everything from mouth guards and face masks can provide additional protection to keep your teeth, gums and even your jaw safe. For additional help with your oral health care, visit your dentist.

If you are interested in additional oral health care from Rocky Ridge Dental Associates at our dental office in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, call us at 205-979-8070. Dr. Roy A. Smith, III and our team look forward to having you as our guest soon!