Your smile depends on simple dental care habits, such as brushing and flossing. But are you using the right techniques? Follow these steps to protect your oral health.
When should you call us
To prevent problems in your gums, gum disease and other oral health problems, schedule regular dental cleanings and exams — generally once or twice a year. In the meantime, contact our office to schedule an appointment if you notice any signs or symptoms that could suggest oral health problems, such as:
Red, tender or swollen gums | Bleeding gums when you brush or floss | Gums that begin pulling away from your teeth | Loose permanent teeth | Noticeable changes in the way your top and bottom teeth align with each other | Unusual sensitivity to hot and cold | Persistent bad breath or an unusual taste in your mouth | Remember, early detection and treatment of problems with your gums, teeth and mouth can help