Tips For A Healthy Summer Smile
Are you enjoying your summer? Summer is such a relaxing time for many. Schedules are lighter with school out of session, and some businesses become more lax during this time. One area that should not be more lax during the summer is your oral hygiene routine. This is particularly important for any children in your life. Unfortunately, not caring for your teeth now can lead to unwanted oral health issues in the future. Continue reading to learn some helpful suggestions for caring for your teeth this summer.
Schedule Your Next Appointment
When was the last time you visited our office for a hygiene examination and cleaning? If it has been longer than six months, then you are due! Summer is the perfect time to contact our office to schedule a cleaning or any recommended treatments for you and your loved ones. Our schedule has been rather full, so we encourage you to call and book your next cleaning appointment as soon as possible. We are now booking into the fall, so we hope to hear from you soon!
Maintain Your Oral Hygiene Routine
Summer is well known for a lack of routine. School is out, and it is a popular time for vacations. While it may be tempting to avoid doing a full oral hygiene routine after a long day, it is not recommended. No matter how tired you may be, it is always important to brush and floss your teeth. You would be surprised at how quickly decay can develop, not to mention that skipping any part of your routine even once can quickly turn into a habit. Be sure to continue to brush thoroughly twice a day and use dental floss daily as well.
Choose Healthy Snack Options
If you have young ones in your life, then you know that snacking is a favorite summer activity. Adults enjoy snacks from time to time. It is important to choose a healthy snack option that does not lead to tooth decay like sugary snacks do. Some excellent choices include:
- Fresh fruit
- Carrot sticks and dip
- Crackers and cheese
- Cheese sticks
If you or a loved one is in need of a hygiene examination, be sure to contact our office located in Spring Hill, FL to schedule an appointment. We look forward to seeing you soon and hope the rest of your summer is amazing.