Once the weather starts to warm up (it is starting to warm up, right?!) many people open up the house and let the fresh air into their homes. Along with the fresh air, it seems that spring is the perfect time to give everything a good thorough cleaning… and your mouth is no exception! Now is the perfect time to get into every corner of your mouth and make it kissably fresh! Make sure your pearly whites are their brightest and in top shape for the spring and summer months. Here are five quick tips to Spring clean your mouth.
1. Don’t Forget To Brush Your Teeth Twice A Day
Your mouth is the front line for battling bacteria that damage not only your teeth and gums, but also the other organs and systems throughout your body. The main cause of tooth loss in children is cavities; while gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults. Brush those teeth, with fluoride toothpaste, at least twice a day to flush everything out.
2. Floss And Rinse Your Mouth At Least Once A Day
We know that flossing is one of those cleaning tasks that many people just don’t want to do. Think about it this way – flossing daily not only cleans the tiny spaces between your teeth, but also prevents plaque build up, fights bacteria and mouth disease AND helps prevent bad breath. So, when it comes time to get close to the special people in your life (you kids, spouse, co-workers…), your breath won’t send them running for the hills!
3. Visit Your Hygienist And Dentist For Your Spring Cleaning (Check Up)
Your dental hygienist will remove plaque and tartar from your teeth with a scaling tool. He or she will also clean, floss and polish each tooth to ensure that you leave our clinic feeling fresh, and clean!
4. Get Screened
Did you know that 41,000 Canadians will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year? Be sure to get your annual screening this spring. At Dawson Dental Centres we have a screening tool that allows our team members to detect oral cancer earlier than ever before! Read more about the symptoms of oral cancer here.
5. Say “Goodbye” To Those Yellow Stains – Teeth Whitening!
If you’re not whitening you’re yellowing! This spring season, whiten your smile up to eight shades brighter in just one appointment, with Zoom! whitening. Don’t wait though, with wedding season around the corner, you can have the most dazzling smile in all the pictures, in no time at all!
Be sure to contact Dawson Dental with any questions about how you can obtain a fresh, bright and clean smile!
Dawson Dental Centres are knowledgeable, caring Downtown Toronto dentists in 15 locations across Ontario including Downtown Toronto, Cambridge, Aurora and more. We offer General & Cosmetic Dentistry services such as dental implants, Invisalign invisible braces and dental veneers. New patients are warmly welcome!