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Oral Care Tips

Oral Care Tips You Need to Know

Dentist Chesapeake VA Center for Restorative Cosmetic and Implants Dentistry

The Center for Restorative, Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry welcomes you to our Greenbrier, Virginia office to experience our quality dental practice. When you visit our center to experience our comprehensive list of dental services, we are confident that you will experience a dental visit that is completely comfortable, stress-free, and convenient. We are dedicated to making both you and your family members as relaxed and happy as can be, while obtaining beautiful, healthy, and long-lasting smiles. 

Dental Office Locations

Our Greenbrier office, which is located at 560 Kempsville Road, Ste. 201, serves patients in the Chesapeake, VA area, and is easy to find just off of I-64. Our office invites all of our neighbors in the Chesapeake, VA area to join our dental family and experience excellence in dental care at our Greenbrier location.

Located at 825 S. Battlefield Boulevard in Chesapeake, VA, with easy access from I-64, our Great Bridge office is accepting new patients and welcomes you to join our dental family.  

Located at 303 35th Street, Suite 103, in Virginia Beach, VA. Our dental care services include family and preventive dental care as well as specialty dentistry. From preventive family dentistry and repairs to implants, dental restorations and cosmetic procedures, we are able to provide the very best care for all the smiles in your family. 

As part of our dedication to your oral health, we at the Center for Restorative, Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry  have put together a few pieces of helpful oral care advice. We believe that these tips will help you achieve the very best oral hygiene and smile. Read on to experience a piece of the highest level of dental care we can provide you and your family. 

Visit your Dentist Regularly

To say that your oral health is important would be an understatement. Especially as an adult, you won’t get a second chance on your teeth. Learning how to take proper care of them will ensure that you can preserve your smile for a lifetime. 

Regular visits to the dentist will protect your teeth for a lifetime. If you are at a low risk of developing dental problems, then you may only need to visit your dentist once every year. However, if you are a smoker, have been diagnosed with diabetes, or if you have had cavities in the past, then we recommend that you visit your dentist at least twice every year. Regular checkups with your dental professional will allow you to detect problems with your oral hygiene early. You can also consider having regular cleaning sessions with your hygienist to ensure that your teeth are always in the best health they can be in. 

Know That Dental Hygiene is Important

Problems in your mouth can lead to more serious health complications that can be difficult to get rid of.  Gum disease and other troublesome and harmful periodontal conditions have been linked to diabetes, heart disease, and even blood infections. Because your dental health can affect your overall happiness and sense of well-being, it is critical to always take care of your teeth and make every effort to avoid cavities and gum problems.

Use a Mouthwash Regularly

Brushing your teeth is essential for maintaining healthy teeth and gums. However, brushing alone won’t target every area of your mouth. Flossing your teeth is one solution to target areas between teeth and around gums to keep them in the best possible condition. Mouthwash is another great solution for keeping your mouth healthy. An antibacterial mouthwash solution from brands such as Listerine and Colgate can be used daily to fight

bacteria and keep your mouth feeling fresh and looking beautiful/ Using dental mouthwash properly is essential to this. You should always be sure to gargle after you swish. This will remove harmful bacteria from the back of your mouth and top of your throat.

Don’t rinse with water after using mouthwash, since this will make your daily cleaning less effective. You should also make sure to use a mouthwash that’s right for you. Antibacterial mouthwash can fight bad breath and help prevent gum disease. Cosmetic mouthwash is typically designed to whiten teeth and freshen breath. Washing once a day is enough for most people. Always be sure to also swish and gargle for 60 seconds.

A little Effort with Your Dental Health goes a Long Way

You can reduce the likelihood of developing cavities and other dental problems with proper oral care with simple steps. Keep these tips in mind and enjoy a healthy smile without any pain and discomfort.

At the Center for Restorative, Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry, we believe that quality dental service conducted by practiced, compassionate dental professionals is the key to putting our patients on the path of lifelong, quality dental hygiene. Join our dental family and experience a higher level of dental care for both you and your family. We offer flexible scheduling and convenient financial options. Contact our office today to schedule your first visit for you and your family.

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