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Even if you value a healthy smile, it’s easy to become somewhat neglectful about smile-friendly lifestyle choices. In today’s post, our goal is for you to assess where you stand and consider whether you could step it up a notch. Committing to oral health best practices can prevent future problems and support your quality of life.

Brushing

Good: Brush teeth once a day.
Better: Brush teeth thoroughly after each meal.
Best: Brush after each meal and floss thoroughly before bed.

Dental Checkups

Good: See your dentist if you get a toothache.
Better: See Doctor Johnson once a year even if you don’t notice any dental issues.
Best: Twice-yearly, have a thorough dental exam and professional dental cleaning at Cornertown Dentistry.

A White Smile

Good: Use a whitening toothpaste.
Better: Use an OTC tooth whitening system at home.
Best: Schedule an in-office tooth whitening treatment.

Missing Tooth

Good enough for some people: Ignore it. (We don’t recommend this.)
Better: Get a quality dental bridge.
Best: Restore your smile with a beautiful, secure, and natural-functioning dental implant. (Consult with Doctor Johnson to find out if you are a good candidate for an implant.)

Smile-Friendly Nutrition

Good: Eat a nutritious diet.
Better: Eat a healthy diet and limit sugary snacks and beverages.
Best: Eat a healthy diet, limit between-meal snacking, eat lots of calcium-rich foods, limit sugar-filled foods, abstain from energy drinks and soda, and sip water throughout the day to keep acid at bay.

For Young Smiles

Good: Never put your baby to bed with a bottle. When your toddler starts drinking from sippy-cup, don’t let them sip juice or milk all day.
Better: Follow the previous counsel and schedule his/her first dental checkup before the first birthday.
Best: In addition, communicate with Doctor Johnson about dental sealants when your child is young. When your little athlete starts participating in sports, make sure he/she wears a protective mouthguard. Set a good example of daily dental hygiene and healthy lifestyle choices.

Hello, I am Doctor Larry Johnson. At Cornertown Dentistry, we are dedicated to the best in dentistry. We invite you to call 801.938.3466 to schedule an appointment. We look forward to meeting you.

Contact Cornertown Dentistry:

801.938.3466

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123 North Main
Anytown, America
84001