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Ways to Keep Your Smile Pretty and Healthy

Posted in: Dentistry, by thecourtyardclinic, on 17th September 2016 | 0 comments
whiter teeth

Portrait of beautiful young woman with perfect smile. Isolated on white.

Bleaching more than twice each year is damaging to the teeth. Bleaching can cause erosion of tooth enamel leading to sensitivity.

Key takeaways:

  • High levels of estrogen and progesterone in women may result in puffy gums requiring a trip to the dentist.
  • The perfect stroke when brushing the teeth is holding the toothbrush at 45 degrees and using circular motions to clean the teeth.
  • Avoid diet soda contains low amounts of sugar but still contains high acid content — which softens enamel leading to staining and damage of teeth.

Flossing is especially important, experts say, because it helps cut the risk of periodontitis, a more serious gum infection that can endanger more than your teeth: some studies have linked untreated periodontal disease to preterm and low-birth-weight babies.

Read the full story here

http://www.health.com/health/gallery/0,,20354737,00.html#more

It is one of the first things we notice when we meet someone for the first time, so it’s worth paying as much attention to your smile as you do to other aspects of your appearance.

We are an experienced dental team and are proud to deliver excellence, innovation and results that are second to none, using state of the art techniques in a practice dedicated to your comfort, wellbeing and most importantly, your smile.


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