3 Simple Steps To Ultimate Oral Health

Ultimate Oral Health

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Ultimate Oral Health

 

Taking care of your teeth can often seem like a very tricky task. There are many detrimental scenarios and influences that can cause your oral health to come crashing down. Thankfully, learning how to take control over the well-being of your teeth doesn’t have to be as difficult as you might imagine.

With just a few simple steps you can have the most beautiful set of pearly whites around!

Read on to uncover some of the most effective tips that you can utilize now.

 

Reduce Your Sugar Intake 

 

Unfortunately, though it may be tantalisingly sweet, sugar is the worst food for your oral health. Whenever you consume something sweet this will mix with the bacteria inside your saliva to form an acid. Then, this powerful acid breaks down the strong enamel that protects your teeth. Unfortunately, this can lead to discoloration, sensitivity and potentially even deep holes which are also known as cavities.

Avoiding sugar will benefit your oral health like nothing else can. If you think that you can banish your sweet habit then your teeth will surely thank you later. If you are struggling to cut out sugar completely, then start by reducing your intake. It can also be helpful to swill your mouth with fresh water after eating something sweet. Drink sweet drinks through a straw, as this will help to reduce direct contact with your teeth. 

 

Establish A Daily Cleaning Routine

 

Establishing your own daily clean routine can no doubt be of real benefit for your oral health. It is tan easy task to adopt a simple hygiene schedule. You should always make an effort to brush your teeth at least twice daily, once in the morning and once before bed.

Although fluoride toothpastes are popular with dentists they are somewhat controversial.

If you would like to you can even make your own natural alternative using basic cupboard ingredients! Follow your brushing session by swishing around your mouth with a mouthwash, choosing the best suited formula for your unique needs. It’s a good idea to floss multiple times per day too. Flossing can really help to stop food and plaque building up between your teeth that can lead to issues like infections. 

 

Head To A Specialist Often  

 

It’s also important to book yourself in with a specialist on a regular basis. Only a qualified dentist is able to accurately spot the warning signs of many serious problems. Make an appointment at least twice annually to benefit from a through cleaning and a full check up. Always follow any advice that your dentist provides you with, as they can support you in achieving the perfect pearly whites. 

 

Looking after your teeth has never been such a simple task, so what are you waiting for?

 

For Oral Health Tips For Seniors
Healthy Oral Health Habits for Older Adults
Healthy Oral Health Habits for Older Adults

 

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Naturally Yours,
Elise Ho
Ph.D., D.N. Psych.
Behavioral & Mental Health Specialist

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Dr. Elise Ho

Dr. Elise Ho

Dr. Elise Ho is a Holistic Health & Life Coach with a special interest in emotional health, life alignment, and energy flow.

Elise will partner with you to align your mindset, your energy, your home and your career so that you can live your life's desire with freedom and love.

Elise offers 30 years of experience and multiple certifications and degrees including a Ph.D. in Natural Health and a doctoral degree in Naturopathic Psychology.