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Proper dental hygiene habits are the key to enjoying a strong and healthy smile for a lifetime. Our dental team is happy to be of assistance if you struggle to maintain an effective oral care routine. The following four methods of dental health care can keep your smile clean and lower your risk of dental conditions:

1. Brush your teeth at least twice per day. We encourage you to use a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste to gently clean your teeth of bacteria and protect your smile and gums from the risk of tooth decay and bacterial infection.

2. Floss daily. The importance of flossing lies in the fact that it is the most effective way to clean between your teeth to remove food particles and stop plaque and tartar from causing oral health issues.

3. Use mouthwash to rinse. You can choose from many types of mouthwash to benefit your smile by eliminating bacteria, preventing gum disease and exposing your teeth to fluoride. For the full benefits, swish mouthwash around your oral cavity for at least 30 seconds.

4. Receive regular dental checkups. Our dentist and team provide professional dental cleanings to effectively prevent gum disease and other oral health conditions from affecting your smile.

If you would like to speak with our dentists, Drs. Phillips, Perryman, and Womack, about enhancing your oral hygiene in Chickasha, Oklahoma, contact 29th Street Dental Care at 405-222-0222 today.