Spring is in full swing here in Salem, MA and most people think of spring cleaning. They’ll get rid of clutter, organize and start feeling fresh. But what about your mouth? Even with daily brushing and flossing, you shouldn’t forget about getting a deep cleaning at the dentist! Coming to see the dentist regularly will have a significant impact on your overall oral health.
Spring Cleaning Essentials
Upgrade Your Equipment
Spring is the perfect time to look at what you’re using to keep your mouth healthy. If you toothbrush is showing signs or wear or you can’t remember the last time you got a new toothbrush then spring could be the perfect time for a new one. Make sure you always have floss in your home this way you don’t have the excuse that you can’t floss.
5 Steps to a Spring Cleaning
Step 1: Brush your teeth for two minutes. Make sure to brush all sides of your teeth and along the gum line.
Step 2: Brush the roof of your mouth and cheeks, some bacteria could make have made their home there not just on the teeth and gums.
Step 3: Brush your tongue or if you have a tongue scraper, use that.
Step 4: Make sure you floss. This is one of the most important steps and make sure you don’t skip this one.
Step 5: Rinse your mouth out with mouth wash. After these steps, you’ll have a fresh mouth.
Spring into a Brighter Smile
Make sure you see your dentists at Paradise Dental for your continued care appointment. We will make sure you spring into the new season with a brighter smile. We recommend coming to see us every six months to make sure your oral health is as healthy as it can be. In between dental visits make sure you are doing your best to keep your mouth healthy and clean. To schedule an appointment with us you can contact us on our website or call us at 781-780-2246 .