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Tips on Preventing Oral Health Problems

Tips on Preventing Oral Health ProblemsDental health can be one of the most important factors in your overall health. Not only can your mouth offer a valuable window into the state of your health, but dental health has also been linked to numerous overall health issues. Our West Hollywood dentist recommends the right balance of daily dental hygiene, preventative dentistry and prompt, conservative treatment of dental problems in order to maintain or improve your dental health and reduce your risk of oral health problems.

Tooth decay is one of the most common diseases in the U.S. today. Tooth decay occurs when the bacteria harbored by plaque produces acids that attack and demineralize dental enamel. If teeth are brushed with fluoride toothpaste and flossed after meals, they will generally remineralize quickly and not decay. Our dentist recommends brushing after meals, flossing daily, drinking fluoridated water and eating a healthy, well-balanced diet to keep your teeth strong and healthy.

Another common dental problem is gum disease. Gum disease affects many American adults and can lead to tooth, tissue and bone loss if not promptly and properly treated. You can prevent gum disease by carefully brushing and flossing after meals. If you notice that your gums bleed when you floss or that you have chronic bad breath, our dentist can provide you with a more in-depth treatment plan to address the condition and prevent it from deteriorating.

You can also keep your teeth strong and healthy by scheduling a dental cleaning at least every six months. Regular dental cleanings can help prevent tooth decay, gum disease and other common dental conditions by removing plaque and tartar buildup and giving our dentist an opportunity to spot problems early.

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