Spring is here. And typical for this time of year are all the lists of Spring cleaning and maintenance tips that pop up for just about everything you can imagine – your car, home, roof, etc. Well, at David Buran Dentistry, we, too have a few Spring cleaning tips to offer. We really just want you to have the healthy Spring smile that you deserve.
Judith Ann Jones, DDS, a spokeswoman for elder care at the American Dental Association, notes that people over age 50 are keeping their teeth longer than ever before. That’s good news for many people!
However, Dr. Jones also urges caution. As you age, it is common to see dental problems arise. You’ll want to maintain your regular dental visits and follow these dental care tips, especially if you’re aged 50 or older.
A toothache is no fun. In fact, some say toothache pain can be excruciating. Perhaps the best plan of action to stop toothache pain is to learn how to prevent tooth decay. Follow these 5 easy steps to prevent tooth decay and toothaches all year long.
1. Limit Sodas and Sugary Foods
Sugar and soda harm teeth more than other substances! Limit intake of these things and try to brush or rinse after any type of snacks. This will reduce the amount of bacteria teeth are exposed to, and help prevent cavities.