As the year comes to an end, you no doubt have thought about what your life will look like in 2017. But have you considered what your smile will look like in 2017, or for that matter, in 2027? Your smile’s future health and appearance depend largely on how you define your dental routine now.
Now is the perfect time to plan and commit to taking better care of your most precious asset in 2017 — your self-image.
To protect and prevent your smile from decaying when you need it most, we recommend setting these three practical new year resolutions for a better dental routine.
Good hygiene is the foundation of a healthy smile. You can help prevent tooth decay and gum disease by incorporating these easy practices early in the morning or right before bed:
Certain foods can cause your smile to look opaque. As you see fit for your lifestyle, incorporate more of these foods to improve your overall health, and empower your smile:
Maintaining a good dental routine requires more than just eating healthier and brushing your teeth more often. Only a qualified dentist like Dr. Greg Pyle can help protect your smile, keeping it in optimal shape and preventing minor issues from becoming major, more expensive problems. We recommend scheduling a dental exam and cleaning every six months.
Benefits of regular dental checkups:
Make your dental appointments more convenient by choosing suitable dates in 2017 and scheduling them in advance. For most of us, visiting the dentist, flossing, and eating more vegetables may not exactly be things we look forward to. The good news is that with a little preemptive planning, you can set yourself up for success in your resolution of maintaining good oral health.
Our biggest resolution is to continue helping families in our community establish strong dental routines and to keep their smiles in top shape. Call us today at (765) 358-7763 or contact us online to schedule your 2017 dental visits and set yourself up for success in the new year!
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