In order to ensure your oral health remains in peak condition, never be afraid to constantly look for new and interesting ways to improve your smile. Even though our dentists are here to help you with any tooth restorations and replacements you may need, there are numerous things you can do to keep your smile safe and the risk of dental damage low.

Implement safe and effective methods to keep your smile clean. This includes using cleaning tools and utensils that are extremely effective at removing plaque and limiting the spread of bacteria. In addition, focus on products that can be useful for removing any residue that may linger in your mouth. Furthermore, it is essential to always brush your teeth at least twice a day. Also, try chewing sugarless gum or using mouthwash after eating to protect your smile and limit tooth decay. For additional oral health care, see your dentist for routine checkups and examinations, as well as come in for professional cleanings every six months.

The products you eat and drink can easily damage your smile. Sugars and substances that have a low pH level are known to be extremely damaging to your tooth enamel and can cause dental erosion. In addition, eating healthy meals can help protect your teeth and gums in numerous ways. Minerals such as calcium and phosphorus have been proven to help protect and remineralize your tooth enamel.

We can help keep your smile in superb condition. For an oral checkup at Flatrock Family Dentistry at our dentist office in Greenville, South Carolina, please schedule an appointment with Dr. Christopher J. Rouse and Dr. Mark D. Valrose by calling our office at (864) 297-5268.