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Royal Family Dentistry | Dental Hygiene in Muncie

 

Jeanine Green Fillmann, DDS

Craig Lods, DDS

3610 N Briarwood Lane
Muncie, IN 47304
(765) 289-1578
smile@royalfamilydentist.com

Dental Hygiene

 

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Maintaining good oral hygiene is one of the most important things you can do for your teeth and gums. Healthy teeth not only enable you to look and feel good, they make it possible to eat and speak properly. Good oral health is important to your overall well-being. Daily preventive care, including proper brushing and flossing, will help stop problems before they develop.

In between regular visits to the dentist, there are simple steps that each of us can take to greatly decrease the risk of developing tooth decay, gum disease and other dental problems.

These include:

  • Brush thoroughly twice a day and floss daily
  • Eat a balanced diet and limit snacks between meals
  • Use dental products that contain fluoride, including toothpaste
  • Rinse with a flouride mouth rinse if we advise you to do so
  • Make sure your children under 12 drink fluoridated water or take a fluoride supplement if they live in a non-fluoridated area
  • Visit your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and oral exams
  • Replace your toothbrush every 3-4 months

 

The following are indications of good oral hygiene:

  • Your teeth are clean and free of debris
  • Gums are pink and do not hurt or bleed when you brush or floss
  • Bad breath is not a constant problem
 
 
 
Muncie Dentist | Dental Hygiene. Jeanine Green is a Muncie Dentist.