How Can I Care for My Smile for a Lifetime?

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If you want a strong and healthy smile for a lifetime, then our dentist, Dr. Letitia M. Williams, has some tips for you. Now, this might seem like a lot of work, but it’s easier than you think. All you need to do is get in the habit of caring for your smile and it can start to come naturally to you. The tips our dentist would like to share with you include:

-Brush your teeth twice a day for two minutes each time (use a soft-bristled toothbrush).

-Floss your teeth at least once a day.

-Attend your six-month checkups.

-Have a healthy and balanced diet by limiting sugary, acidic, and starchy foods.

-Play it safe by wearing a mouthguard when you play high-contact sports and activities.

-Don’t pierce your tongue, lip, or any other part of your mouth.

-If you have to snack throughout the day, make sure to choose tooth-healthy snacks (like fruits, dairy products, and vegetables).

For more information and details about lifetime smile care in Union Springs, Alabama, please contact our dental team at Letitia M. Williams, DDS, LLC at 334.377.3778. The more you know, the better. We are happy to give you the answers and help you need so you can reach your smile goals!