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3 Avoidable Oral Hygiene Mistakes

Some cavity risk factors can be easier to address than others. While the natural strength and porousness of your enamel can affect your natural risk for problems, you can make trouble less likely when you keep up with good daily habits and consistently book dental exams. At our Rochester, MN dentist’s office, we can offer support during your appointments to help you lower your risk for future cavities, and we can support you against other threats, like gum disease, that can affect your smile and quality of life. We can also help by offering guidance if you worry that your oral hygiene efforts at home are not as effective as they should be.

1. Not Taking Enough Time To Fully Brush

You may take the time to brush each day, but are you really doing so on a thorough enough basis to avoid difficulties with gum disease and tooth decay? One problem people have with their habits is that they are not giving themselves the time needed to effectively reach and clean areas that are harder to access. Give yourself at least two minutes to work through cleaning every part of your smile so that you do not have to worry about trouble in those harder to reach areas.

2. Not Flossing On A Daily Basis

A flossing routine that you follow can keep you safe from gum disease and dental decay. If you only floss to remove uncomfortable food debris from your teeth, or if you make a habit you “sometimes” practice to clean your smile, you can leave the spaces between your teeth at greater risk for problems. A daily practice of flossing is important. As with brushing, it is also important that you be thorough—move your floss string vertically so that you can clean  these gaps fully.

3. Putting Off Regular Dental Exams

Simply put, if you are not receiving regular feedback about the condition of your smile, it will be difficult for you to know that your teeth are in good health. Skipping or delaying regular dental exams means missing out on dental cleanings that fight harmful tartar buildup. It can also mean letting a problem go untreated until it is severe enough to require more advanced restorative work. We offer protection and treatment for different threats to your well-being, and we can also provide information if you are interested in learning about different cosmetic dental services.

Talk To Your Rochester, MN Dentist About Committing To Better Oral Hygiene!

Through the right commitment to good oral hygiene, you can avoid difficulties with cavities and other threats to your well-being. For more information on how we can help you with this, please call Greenview Cosmetic And Family Dentistry in Rochester, MN at (507) 281-3659.

Dedicated Team

Our team members are proud of the work they’ve done to help community members feel great about their smiles and oral health! With our experience and commitment to positive patient interactions, we can make services feel more comfortable and help you maintain a healthy, confident smile!

Dedicated Team

Our team members are proud of the work they’ve done to help community members feel great about their smiles and oral health! With our experience and commitment to positive patient interactions, we can make services feel more comfortable and help you maintain a healthy, confident smile!

Cosmetic Dentistry

What stands between you and your best smile? We provide cosmetic services that take on the problems that often hurt how people feel about the way they look. A complimentary consultation can help you understand how our care can benefit you!

Cosmetic Dentistry

What stands between you and your best smile? We provide cosmetic services that take on the problems that often hurt how people feel about the way they look. A complimentary consultation can help you understand how our care can benefit you!

Comfortable Care

Whether you schedule a routine evaluation or treatment for an active oral health matter, you should feel supported in the dentist’s chair. With experience, technology, and a dependable team, Greenview Cosmetic And Family Dentistry can help you enjoy your experience with oral health care!

Comfortable Care

Whether you schedule a routine evaluation or treatment for an active oral health matter, you should feel supported in the dentist’s chair. With experience, technology, and a dependable team, Greenview Cosmetic And Family Dentistry can help you enjoy your experience with oral health care!

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